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Ukraine’s Bumpy Road to Normalcy

Posted June 30th, 2015 at 12:43 pm (UTC-5)
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The appearance of normalcy is both a façade and a coping mechanism. People know full well that times are hard and that soldiers are dying … They know that Vladimir Putin and his proxies are threatening to unleash a devastating war against Ukraine and kill thousands more.

Poroshenko Makes Putin Look Like a Wimp

Posted June 4th, 2015 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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If Ukraine manages to pull out of the deepest crisis in its history and re-emerge as a functioning democratic country with a liberal economic model, it will do more to undermine Russians’ passive support for Putin than any Western pressure ever could.