February 4, 2014

How to Win Back Ukraine

Michael Leigh, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

The EU's rejected agreement with Kiev had little to commend itself to President Yanukovych, quite apart from Russian pressure.

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TAGGED: Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine


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