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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Ex-president Petro Poroshenko spoke to BBC's Jonah Fisher. Ukraine's ex-president Petro Poroshenko has accused his successor, Volodymyr Zelensky, of pursuing him in the courts out of a desire for "revenge". Mr Poroshenko marched with several thousand of his supporters to a pre-trial hearing in Kyiv last week. He is facing more than 20 different investigations on what he says are politically-motivated charges. Mr Poroshenko told the BBC his election defeat had led to pro-Russian figures returning to key posts in government. For the past six years Kyiv has been fighting a mostly low-level conflict against separatist forces backed by Russia in eastern Ukraine. Full story

5 July