The Globalist

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4 October 2022

Episode 2897

60 minutes

Vladimir Putin’s threat to go nuclear in Ukraine. Plus: a coup in Burkina Faso is used by Russia to tighten its grip on Africa, Taiwan launches its first English-language television channel and the latest business news.

4 October 2022

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Burkina Faso’s coup

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For the second time this year, Burkina Faso has a new military ruler. Captain Ibrahim Traore overthrew his former comrade and, at 34 years old, he becomes Africa’s youngest leader – but for how long? Sir Alex Vines, director of the Africa Programme at Chatham House, has the latest.

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