Donetsk rebel leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko
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Ukraine rebel leader: 'Kiev could provoke war again'

A senior rebel leader in Eastern Ukraine has told the BBC that a peace deal brokered by the West is only workable if Ukraine's government recognises rebel-held territory in the east as being independent from Ukraine.

Aleksandr Zakharchenko says he wants to expand the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic even further.

Tom Burridge spoke to him.

  • 18 Apr 2015
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