February 1, 2014

How the West Dropped the Ball on Ukraine

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Ukraine should be one of the most hopeful countries in Europe. It has the location, the transportation links, the farmland and factories and the eager population to become a post-Communist success story on the scale of its booming neighbour Poland.

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