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European leaders call for Ukraine sanctions

Posted by seumasach on February 19, 2014

For all their talk of an independent Europe, the European leadership still have the look of satraps of empire. If European construction is to succeed these imbeciles are going to have to be called to account. Are they going for another big own goal, to destroy Ukraine and create another poisonous failed state like Kosovo?

Spiegel

119th February, 2014

Violence in Ukraine on Tuesday marked a deadly escalation in tensions between opponents and the government of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. The two sides have been at loggerheads since the end of November, but the eruption on Tuesday night was by far the worst thus far. Weeks of fruitless negotiations over the clearing of occupied buildings and the release of arrested protesters gave way to bloody clashes between demonstrators and Yanukovych’s “Berkut” security forces.

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