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What the West Must Do for Ukraine
New York Times, by Ulrich Speck

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/24/2014 4:54:53 AM

BRUSSELS — Thanks in part to the coordinated efforts of Germany, Poland, France and the United States, irrevocable change has finally come to Ukraine, with President Viktor F. Yanukovych’s flight from Kiev and Parliament’s vote to call for new elections in May. But the powers still have urgent work to do. Ukraine could either descend into chaos or right itself on a path toward a new democratic stability. The European powers and the United States must offer the country all possible support to move toward the latter. The first and most urgent step for Western leaders is to send unequivocal messages to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 2/24/2014 5:34:49 AM     (No. 9743982)

If the Ukrainians are smart, they´ll depend on the West for nothing...except disappointment and worse. Just ask Poland, they´ll tell you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/24/2014 5:37:06 AM     (No. 9743983)

Russia will cut and perhaps terminate energy supplies to Ukraine, so Ukraine needs energy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/24/2014 7:51:22 AM     (No. 9744102)

FTA: ´´The first and most urgent step for Western leaders is to send unequivocal messages to Moscow that any support by Russia for the southern and eastern regions of Ukraine to break away from the rest of the country would be met harshly, and result in a general reconsideration of relations with Russia on all levels.´´

That´s laughable. Did the Slimes forget who the president is? Are they recommending another pink line in the sand? Liberalism is a mental disease.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/24/2014 8:10:48 AM     (No. 9744120)

Unless this article ends with the admonition for the President to....."simply make another tee time, Barry", it´s just a waste of type and paper.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rustycfc, 2/24/2014 8:15:27 AM     (No. 9744128)

#4 you hit the nail on the head.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/24/2014 9:09:54 AM     (No. 9744207)

I think the EU wants to spend USA dollars to entice Ukraine into their fold.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yuban, 2/24/2014 9:15:23 AM     (No. 9744221)

The US can´t run it´s own country successfully, let alone Ukraines.

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