The Battle for Ukraine

May 27, 2014

FRONTLINE reveals the deep-seated hatreds between right-wing Ukrainian nationalists with historic ties to the Nazis, and violent pro-Russian separatists vying for control of the country.

(32:04) FRONTLINE explores the deep-seated hatreds brewing on both sides of the conflict.
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