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Sat Apr 12, 2014, 10:55 AM

More on Ukraine ...

There are some good articles right now on L'Humanite discussing the situation in Ukraine.

Winners and Losers
Translated Wednesday 19 March 2014, by Georgie O’Neil

“There is a very real danger of a rise in Russian nationalism in eastern and southern regions, in response to Ukrainian nationalism. We’ve opened Pandora’s box. Almost a quarter of a century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, there is a huge risk of witnessing the further breaking-up of ex-republics, which have been united until now.”

Who will prevail? Who is already losing in the Ukrainian crisis of one-upmanship, rushed into by the US and the EU on the one hand, and Russia on the other? We are currently seeing the results of the confusing lightness displayed by Western diplomacy, when they let the Ukrainian public and political powers believe that it was possible to overcome the difficult eventualities of the negotiation, and that they could impose a major geopolitical change ...

More here - http://www.humaniteinenglish.com/spip.php?article2448

And here - http://www.humaniteinenglish.com/spip.php?article2447

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