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From Kabul to Kiev: Mustafa Nayyem's Story

November 4th, 2014

Episode 816 of 1369 episodes

Mustafa Nayyem is one of Ukraine's leading investigative reporters, who has controversially decided to leave journalism and enter the political arena. Andriy Kravets from the BBC’s Ukrainian Service travelled back to his homeland ahead of the recent parliamentary elections to find out more about Mustafa. How did an immigrant boy from Afghanistan manage to make his mark in Ukrainian society? And has this leading anti-corruption campaigner sold his audience short - or is this an attempt to kick-start much-need changes in Ukrainian political life?

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