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Russia-Europe ties must get back on track

Posted by seumasach on September 13, 2014

“Europeans, however, insist that they helped to broker the deal between Yanukovych and the opposition and cannot be held responsible for his sudden resignation and disappearance from the country.”

This is a very interesting line in apologetics from the Europeans, the first indication that they were caught out by  the Yanukovitch gambit which left them with the embarrassment of supporting a government stuffed full of neo-nazis.

Moscow Times

9th September, 2014

Russia’s relations with Europe have been badly strained over the Ukraine crisis. The two sides have fundamentally different perceptions of the situation, are suspicious of the other side’s intentions, and have already gone through a series of sanctions against each other’s economies.

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