February 12, 2014

Russia Begins to Lose Patience with Ukraine

Christian Neef, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych got rid of his government, but seems unsure what to do next. The protests are spreading to the east and big brother Russia is demanding that calm be restored -- with violence if necessary.

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