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TalkBack 360: What Happened in Ukraine?

Recent events in Ukraine and Crimea have stunned the world as we witness the greatest conflict in Eastern Europe since the Cold War. Discuss what led to the current situation with MIT economist Daron Acemoglu, co-author of Why Nations Fail, and Boston College political scientist Gerald Easter, author of Capital, Coercion, and Post-Communist States. What factors contributed to the civil unrest in Ukraine, and how did its proximity to, and relationship with, Russia influence the uprising in Ukraine's capital? Recorded 4/17/14

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