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But Putin crossed the line and continues to sprint into the uncharted wilderness of epic psychosis.
originally posted by: BornAgainAlien
Things like Euromaiden are prepared in advance with small cells consisting out of leaders who are lead secretly with the majority of the cell being clueless about it. Once those cells are becoming active and start with the protests, outside people fuelled by disgruntlement are joining them and that`s how those things are set in motion. The majority of the participants is clueless and have good intentions, and also their anger is justified...the sad thing is they don`t even know that they are being used at those times.
I'm here, established and have a direct pulse on what is going on relative to DCFTA and Ukraine-EU companies seeking to do business. No one misses an opportunity to expand their markets by 40 million. Ukraine's debt to GDP ratio is lower than most EU countries - you probably don't realize that. Aside from 2014, its economy was growing despite the drain by Naftogaz.
Western practices have been bad, but Russian policies as of late have been far worse.
originally posted by: Patriotsrevenge
originally posted by: Dr0neT3k
originally posted by: SurrenderingAmerica
.* Let this stand as a reminder - - for those cheering on Kiev.
If rebels are fighting from those positions and shelling areas themselves, why would you think Ukraine night shoot back?
Because like Israel, people are not allowed to defend themselves anymore lol. Just another Pro Obama-Russia fanboy OP. Throw Logic and intelligence out the window when dealing with these types.
You do realise that the Guardian article posted by you is 2004 and relates to the Orange Revolution. You are a decade out. Different time, but right place.
On the Ukrainian economy, which has been stifled by the limitations of linkage with Russia, we can look to other ex-Soviet vassal states for examples. Poland has benefitted from huge inward investment from the EU and has an increasingly diversified economy, with a GDP rate on a par with Russia and growing, where previously it was very much lower.
Ukraine, on the other hand depends - and is dependent - on Russia, with a out-dated economic model, poor inward investment and a GDP far below that of Poland - in fact seven times lower per capita.
objectively the majority of the people of Donetsk and Lugansk want to get away from Ukraine. and objectively Ukraine is attacking them for this.
Ukraine is just doing what i can to protect its territorial integrity but as far as im concerned peoples lives and freedoms are more important than made up borders.
they and russia both are in a position where they dont really have much to lose.
ukraine should have left them in peace. but no they armed nazis and started waging an info war.