May 16, 2014

Ukraine Signals a New World Order

Tony Brenton, The Guardian

The Associated Press

There are still all sorts of ways it could go wrong: the east Ukrainian dissidents are not yet involved and will need to be; and polarisation continues, with both sides gradually losing control of their thuggish surrogates. But things now look marginally more hopeful than they have since the ill-fated Geneva agreement of a month ago.

The west has had to learn some hard lessons to get to where we are now.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Russia, European Union

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