April 5, 2011
It's 1989, But We Are the U.S.S.R.
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
An exaggeration? Certainly. But there is enough truth in the analogy to explain why both the US and the European Union are uneasy about revolutions that – on one level – promote core western values, such as democracy and individual rights.
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