Vladimir Putin seemed initially hesitant when pounced upon by John Sweeney but such was the BBC journalist's persistence that the Russian leader called over his translator and explained he would answer his questions.

The Russian president was visiting the Mammoth museum at the Northeastern Federal University in Yakutsk when Sweeney appeared and asked him if he was regretful about the rise of killings in Ukraine.

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