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Poor naïve Ukranians, so easily manipulated by the Yankee dollar! Who knew so little money could go so far?

There are many ways of losing democratic legitimacy. One of them is to throw your defeated opponent into prison. Another is to revoke constitutional changes that don't suit you, through pressure on the judiciary. When it's clear that a democratically-elected leader has no intention of relinquishing power, then taking to the street is the only effective means of political expression; and overthrowing the regime through popular pressure becomes legitimate.

Oh but I forgot : the revolutionaries were all bought and paid for by Uncle Sam and some tech billionaire.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Mar 4th, 2014 at 10:19:02 AM EST

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