February 21, 2014
The Ukraine Story the Media Is Missing
Nikolas Gvosdev, The National Interest
The Associated Press
The attention of the world's media is squarely on the denouement of events in Kyiv—whether the protest movement in the Maidan is crushed by force or whether the opposition can force the resignation of the government of Viktor Yanukovych. This focus on the events in the capital, however, ignores much more serious and long-term developments in the rest of the country, where the ultimate fate of Ukraine will be decided.