February 9, 2014

To Save Ukraine, Press the Oligarchs

Adrian Karatnycky, Atlantic Council

The Associated Press

Eleven weeks after President Viktor Yanukovych sparked peaceful street protests by halting Ukraine’s effort to build closer ties to Europe, his standoff with the opposition has slid into ugly violence that has polarized politics and pushed the country to the brink of a civil conflagration.

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