Ukraine and the last days of the Soviet Union | Pole to Pole

In the summer of 1991, Ukraine remained part of the Soviet Union. In this clip Michael Palin travels through the country, and meets a young Ukrainian man passionate about what he sees as the coming change.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 6'49''
  • Broadcast year: 1991
Curriculum Connection
  • History

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Pole to Pole
  • Episode: Russian Steps