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It’s not Russia that’s pushed Ukraine to the brink of war

Posted by seumasach on May 1, 2014

A rare voice of sanity in the West and particularly significant in that it comes from the normally hung-ho Guardian newspaper

Seumas Milne


30th April, 2014

The threat of war in Ukraine is growing. As the unelected government in Kiev declares itself unable to control the rebellion in the country’s east, John Kerry brands Russia a rogue state. The US and the European Union step up sanctions against the Kremlin, accusing it of destabilising Ukraine. The White House is reported to be set on a new cold war policywith the aim of turning Russia into a “pariah state”.

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