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Ukraine: Europe’s Syria?

Ramyar Hassani

By Ramyar Hassani: On 21st November 21, 2013 president Viktor Yanukovych announced that Ukraine had suspended a trade pact and political association agreement between Ukraine and the EU which strengthened ties with the European Union and was instead seeking closer cooperation with Moscow. Following this announcement, the Ukrainian opposition expressed displeasure and peaceful protests –…