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The View Of Ukraine From Moscow03:09

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Over the weekend, Ukraine marked one year since its Maidan revolution, which led to the current conflict.

In Kiev, they held a march to remember the victims of sniper fire during protests last February. A rally in Kharkhiv was bombed; two pro-Kiev demonstrators were killed.

How is the Ukraine conflict being seen in Russia? The BBC's Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford reports on how much public support there is for direct Russian involvement.

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  • Sarah Rainsford, Moscow correspondent for the BBC. She tweets @sarahrainsford.

This segment aired on February 23, 2015.

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