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Ukraine fights a war--and internal battle against corruption

Clip: 11/01/2019 | 6m 3s

Ukraine, battling Russian-backed separatists, is the only European country at war. The conflict has killed 13,000 people, displaced millions and pushed tensions between Russia and the West close to Cold War levels. It has also strained a society and government already fighting corruption. Nick Schifrin talks to Ukrainian journalist Nastya Stanko about why Ukraine looks to the U.S. for support.

Aired: 11/01/19

Rating: NR

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