Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Ukraine risks wrath of Russia as Yushchenko sides with the West

But who's side is Ukraine supposed to take?
Russia has never completely reconciled itself to Ukraine's independence which Moscow viewed as an affront to the vision nurtured by Vladimir Putin, of Russia restored to its former might. Ukraine humiliated Mr Putin in 2004 when millions joined in demonstrations that became known as the Orange Revolution to overturn the results of a presidential election rigged in favor of a pro-Moscow candidate.
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Courtesy: The Independent

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