July 24, 2017

SELF-DETERMINATION WINS:

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert (Pavel Polityuk and Anton Zverev, 7/24/17, Reuters)

Russia's actions were not the only factor in the Crimean events. Ukraine's military had suffered years of neglect, there was a power vacuum in Kiev after the government was overthrown, and many Crimean residents felt more affinity with Moscow.

Posted by at July 24, 2017 5:21 AM

  

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