January 5, 2014

Why Did Ukraine's Eurolution Fail?

Vijai Maheshwari, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

How the Christmas holidays and a cash infusion from Russia combined to deflate the protest movement.

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TAGGED: Europe, Russia, Ukraine


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