Monday, 6 April 2015

Filindash interview on Ukraine: We do not control when the conflict ends

= Although it's hard to believe now, Ukraine was more pluralistic and democratic than Russia, and fairly recently. Yanukovich started cracking down on it, and the coup government pretty much finished off anyone left (yes, there are opposing factions within the coup government, but those disagree not on ideology - they are all nationalist-right wing forces - but on which group of oligarchs they represent). However, there are still some holdovers from the old days who, if powerless to change things, can at least say things honestly. more

from The Russophile's