February 27, 2014

Ukraine Is on the Brink of War

Georgy Bovt, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

The events in Ukraine are unfolding faster than the media can report them. As I predicted back in November, impeached Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has failed to serve out his term. Even if he retains a semblance of authority from his power base in eastern Ukraine, it is only the death throes of a presidency that one year ago nobody could have imagined would end so ignominiously. After all, Yanukovych came into office through elections that both Russia and the West recognized as relatively honest.

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