Abandoning Ukraine

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Over the last few days, a disheartening consensus has emerged among self-styled Western progressives that there is little or nothing in the current Ukrainian revolution that merits solidarity. This mixture of wariness and indifference was already evident in the build-up to the bloody crackdown in Kyiv on February 18, but it has been stoked and heightened considerably since then by the clear and central role played in unfolding events by the Ukrainian extreme right, particularly by members of the so-called Right Sector and by the somewhat less extremist group Svoboda….

 

This article seems to have been written right before Yanukovych’s oust, but I still find it quite relevant.  Take a look.

See my last commentary on Ukraine way back on February 1st.

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2 thoughts on “Abandoning Ukraine

  1. Pingback: Keeping Ukraine Together | Whispers of Satan

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