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Ukraine Crackdown Turns Sinister


World  (tags: world, politics, freedoms, Ukraine, news, government, violence, society )

Cal
- 383 days ago - ipsnews.net
As anti-government protests in the Ukraine move into their third week, there are growing concerns among individuals and civil society organisations in the country over the regime's approach to protestors.



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ElenaNoFwdsPls M. (130)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:04 pm
Unfortunately this article is a piece of one-sided activism. Not all the protestors are peaceful. There are many neonazis among young pretestors from W. Ukraine, they are agressive at times. It's scary to run into them after sunset. I know Ukrainian language very well and can speak, but I don't want to be assaulted by nazis only for speaking Russian language, while talking on my cell phone. They told me to pack my belongings and go to Russia. Why?! I was born in Kiev and spent most of my life there, while those young people just arrived.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 6:20 pm
Noted , wish everyone could live in peace !
 

John Gregoire (264)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 5:25 am
You can bet that Russian goon squads are behind the pro-Russian part of the unrest. they have a history of creating such and under MR KGB (Putin) the country is returning to that cult of personality! Alliance with Russia spells nothing but trouble for the good people of the Ukraine, many of whom are colleagues here on CARE2.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:13 am
Horrible! I hope nothing bad happens. Thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 10:12 am
Noted
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 2:51 pm
Sadly noted. Thanks for the information.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 1:55 am
I agree with Elena. And lets not forget that should Ukraine join the EU, all its heavy industry, that has close ties with russian industry, will decline. And if that happens, Ukraine loses her last bits of economical independence. And EU is enthusiastic to welcome another Romania in their ranks. History is never black and white, let's not forget Khrushchev saying that Ukrainian freedom fighters killed close to one million soldiers of the Red Army between 1944-1956.
 

John Y. (100)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 8:27 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:08 pm
noted
 
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