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Putin's Road to War

Season 2022 Episode 2 | 54m 24s

FRONTLINE tells the story of what led to Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine, examining the events that shaped the Russian leader, the grievances that drive him and how a growing conflict with the West exploded into war in Europe.

Aired: 03/14/22
Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the Ford Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Abrams Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Park Foundation; and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation, and additional support from Koo and Patricia Yuen.
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The struggle between the Israeli leader & multiple U.S. presidents over Middle East peace.
Exposing the shadowy figure at the heart of a corruption scandal spanning from Venezuela to the U.S.
The inside story of the protests dividing college campuses over Israel and the war in Gaza.
Exposing the shadowy figure at the heart of a corruption scandal spanning from Venezuela to the U.S.
Taylor Ware’s story unfolds in an excerpt from ‘Documenting Police Use of Force.’
How thousands of Ukrainian children have been taken and held in Russian-controlled areas.
Jameek Lowery didn’t trust police but sought their help anyway.
Austin Hunter Turner's mom thought her son had died of an overdose.
What happened to Carl Grant, a Vietnam veteran with dementia.
Investigating deaths after police used "less-lethal force."
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