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Russia sets tough conditions
for diplomatic solution in Crimea

Guardian [UK], by Simon Tisdall

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 3/30/2014 9:47:13 PM

Russia set out a series of tough conditions on Sunday night for agreeing a diplomatic solution to the crisis over its annexation of Crimea, demanding that the US and its European partners accept its proposal that ethnic Russian regions of eastern and southern Ukraine be given extensive autonomous powers independent of Kiev. Emergency talks between Sergei Lavrov, Russia´s foreign minister, and John Kerry, the US secretary of state, got under way at the Russian ambassador´s residence in Paris after a day in which tensions over Ukraine deepened appreciably. Neither man made any substantive comment before the talks began. Suggesting it

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They basically want Ukraine drawn and quartered. What could go wrong with this solution?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 3/30/2014 10:01:23 PM     (No. 9791211)

Obama will say OK.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: OrygunRod, 3/31/2014 6:20:15 PM     (No. 9792216)

Stalin imported the Russians, or their ancestors, into Ukraine after his campaign of "collectivization" that included starving or deporting millions of Ukrainians.

"By the end of 1933, nearly 25 percent of the population of the Ukraine, including three million children, had perished. The Kulaks as a class were destroyed and an entire nation of village farmers had been laid low." http://www.historyplace.com/worldhistory/genocide/stalin.htm

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