USSR2 File: Opposition in “full control” of Kiev’s government district, “ex”-CPSU President Yanukovich’s whereabouts unknown; Ukraine parliament votes to release jailed former PM Tymoshenko, appoints ally as new speaker, calls election for May 25; ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine “taking control of their territories until ‘constitutional order’ is restored in Kiev”; EU shuns Ukraine after riot police lob stun grenades, fire live ammo at protesters on Feb. 18

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2 responses to “USSR2 File: Opposition in “full control” of Kiev’s government district, “ex”-CPSU President Yanukovich’s whereabouts unknown; Ukraine parliament votes to release jailed former PM Tymoshenko, appoints ally as new speaker, calls election for May 25; ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine “taking control of their territories until ‘constitutional order’ is restored in Kiev”; EU shuns Ukraine after riot police lob stun grenades, fire live ammo at protesters on Feb. 18

  1. mah29001 February 22, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Of course the “former” Communists in the Ukraine are receiving the backing of their comrades in the Workers’ World Party:

    http://www.workers.org/articles/2014/02/21/u-s-eu-ukraine/

    Gee, Communism is supposed to be dead right?

  2. mah29001 February 22, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    Here’s something interesting about the Ukraine’s more militant “opposition” leader, it says he fought on the Chechen side when Russia invaded Chechnya:

    http://rt.com/news/ukraine-right-sector-militants-210/

    Along with having some military training as well from the Ukraine when it was an overt Soviet Republic prior to the “collapse” of Communism.

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