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Crimea Returns to Russia

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Published on Apr 7, 2014

Crimea has overwhelmingly voted to leave Ukraine and rejoin the Russian Federation after the democratically-elected Yanukovych government was overthrown in Kiev. For most ordinary Crimeans this is a dream come true and a chance for a better life under Mother Russia. But a minority fears the worst, and a possible return to Soviet-era persecution. On this week's In Focus we travel to Crimea to ask was the independence referendum free and fair? Did it reflect the true desires of the people? And were the western media stories of occupation, fear and intimidation accurate?

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