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Eastern Ukraine Oligarchs Seek to Avoid Economic Disasteri
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Patrick Wells
May 17, 2014 5:52 PM
In a potentially seismic shift in the power dynamics of eastern Ukraine, industrial workers in Mariupol and other cities have risen up against armed separatists after business leaders claimed that secession would be economically disastrous for the region. But many separatists believe that the oligarchs are only looking out for their own interests. Patrick Wells reports from Mariupol, Ukraine.

Eastern Ukraine Oligarchs Seek to Avoid Economic Disaster

Patrick Wells

Published May 17, 2014

In a potentially seismic shift in the power dynamics of eastern Ukraine, industrial workers in Mariupol and other cities have risen up against armed separatists after business leaders claimed that secession would be economically disastrous for the region. But many separatists believe that the oligarchs are only looking out for their own interests. Patrick Wells reports from Mariupol, Ukraine.


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