Thursday, February 20, 2014

Clashes in Ukraine capital are a reaction to rampant corruption, domestic divisions

The political upheaval that has bloodied the streets of Kiev this week is largely viewed in the Western media through a Cold War prism that pits the West against Russia, but the unrest in Ukraine has been many years in the making — a reaction to rampant corruption, lawlessness and deep domestic divisions within the country.

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