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Steve Crilley

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29. 4. 2014 - 18:13

Men armed with swords and baseball bats

Reality Check contemplates the breakdown in law and order in Ukraine's Wild East.

Eastern Ukraine

There’s been violence in Donetsk after a demonstration in support of Ukrainian unity was broken up by pro-Russian militants. The mayor of Ukraine's second-largest city is in a serious condition after being shot in the back. Reality Check's Tom Barton in Moscow reports on the latest news we are hearing out of the region.

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EU TV Debate

With less than a month to go until the European Election, four of the five candidates vying to become European Commission president took part in a live TV debate in Maastricht, the first debate of its kind. Vanessa Mock reports.

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With the Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger taking the podium in parliament we get talk to Volker Obermayr from the ORF business news department and Eva Linsinger from Profil.

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The US president is on his way home from Asia and has to re-focus on domestic matters and his political goals at home. We ask cultural psychologist and author Dinesh Sharma for his take on Obama’s performance.

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