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Ukraine Explained

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One question at the heart of the impeachment case against Donald Trump is whether the president threatened to withhold U.S. military assistance from Ukraine. In this episode, we explore why the U.S. has been supporting Ukraine in Europe’s only active war and why Ukraine needs help defending itself against Russian aggression.

John E. Herbst, is Director of the Eurasia Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. Oxen Shevel is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. She is an associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University. Simon Ostrovsky is a filmmaker and journalist, for CNN & PBS NewsHour. Moderated by World Affairs co-host, Ray Suarez.

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