May 23, 2014

What You Must Believe to Believe Putin

Marc Champion, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

There are plenty of commentators, politicians and academics from the left and right who sympathize with Putin on Ukraine. (My favorite essay from the category is this one by Brown University Professor of Slavic Studies Vladimir Golstein, headlined: “Everything You Have Read About Ukraine Is Wrong.”)

To support Putin’s narrative of events in Ukraine, however, you have to support the following propositions:

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