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Ukraine must correct its chaotic response

Posted by seumasach on June 9, 2014

Leaving aside the routine denunciation of “the flint-eyed occupant of the Kremlin” this article reveals the West’s growing disenchantment  with their own creation in Kiev.

Telegraph

8th June, 2014

The yellow and blue stripes of Ukraine’s national flag are designed to symbolise a happy union between golden fields and the summer sky. At the moment, the sweeping plains of Donetsk do indeed resemble this vision of idyllic harmony – until, that is, you run into a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian rebels or Ukrainian soldiers.

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