Ukraine’s ambassador to U.S. on progress and setbacks in counteroffensive against Russia

On August 24, 1991, Ukraine issued a declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. But 32 years later, Ukraine is fighting to be free of Russian attacks and occupation. Nick Schifrin spoke with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova on a solemn Independence Day. Read the Full Transcript

Geoff Bennett: Thirty-two years ago today, back in 1991, Ukraine issued a Declaration of Independence from the Soviet Union. But, as we know, today, Ukraine is fighting to be free of Russian attacks and occupations.

Nick Schifrin has the story. Nick Schifrin: In a country at war, independence is […]

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