Watch Putin's War in Ukraine on BBC Select

Putins War in Ukraine BBC documentary

After months of denials and misinformation, Russian President Vladimir Putin suddenly invaded the neighboring nation of Ukraine. This new BBC documentary looks at the background of the conflict in Ukraine and tries to understand Putin’s mindset. What is he trying to achieve by war in Ukraine and could he possibly win?

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Putin's War in Ukraine on BBC Select

Days after the Russian army arrived in Ukraine, this Russia and Ukraine documentary explores the conflict. Featuring Paul Kenyon in Kyiv and Jane Corbin in London, the programme asks what lies behind the Ukraine invasion.

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