March 18, 2014

Freedom in Russian Exists Only in Ukraine

Timothy Snyder, London Evening Standard

The Associated Press

There is a country where millions of Russian-speakers lack basic rights. That country is the Russian Federation. There is a neighbouring country where tens of millions of Russian-speakers enjoy basic rights — despite the disruptions of a revolution and Russian invasion. That country is Ukraine. As the joke goes, Ukraine is a country where people speak Russian, while Russia is a country where people stay quiet in Russian.

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TAGGED: Eastern Europe, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine

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