Ukrainian tanks drive on a road on the outskirts in the eastern Ukrainian city Slaviansk, Ukraine, 03 September 2014.
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Ukraine on the brink: Special programme

Watch a BBC News special programme on the Ukraine crisis, after Russian President Vladimir Putin said hopes for a peace agreement by Friday.

Mr Putin urged Ukrainian officials and pro-Russian separatists to stop military action, adding that his views and those of his Ukrainian counterpart were very close.

The programme will include interviews with former Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov and ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili.

  • 03 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe