Rebel leader of Donetsk killed

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:00am

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Alexander Zakharchenko died in an explosion Friday. He was the most prominent figure of the Russia-backed side to die in the 4-year ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. Host Marco Werman talks to Olexiy Haran, a professor of comparative politics at the Mohyla Academy in Kiev, about who this man was and what this means for the Donetsk region going forward.