February 27, 2014

High Cost of Ignoring Russia in Ukraine

Andrei Tsygankov, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

There is no question that to Russia, the revolutionary transition of power in Ukraine constitutes a major geopolitical defeat. All the talk about a non zero-sum nature of Ukrainian transformation in the interest of the "people of Ukraine" is little more than a smoke screen covering the West's ambition to have the final say in Kiev. To think otherwise is to pretend that international politics does not exist.

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