February 23, 2014

Ukraine: A House Still Divided

Christian Caryl, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

The fact of the matter is that Ukrainians have deeply divergent views on the future of the country, and that these views are strongly shaped by which part of the country they’re from.

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