Ukraine Turns Violent

22 January 2014 Ukraine Turns Violent By Gwynne Dyer “The protest mood in Ukraine is at a higher temperature than ever before,” said Vitali Klitschko, the de facto leader of the anti-government protests that have filled central Kiev for the past two months, in an interview with the Guardian on Tuesday. “We only need a …

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Realism in Ukraine

  13 November 2008 Realism in Ukraine  By Gwynne Dyer The brawl in the Ukrainian parliament last Tuesday was an undignified ending to the country’s two-month political crisis, but something important has changed. In the immediate aftermath of the Orange Revolution of 2004, the more extreme Ukrainian nationalists fantasised that the country could break all …

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