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is the salient feature of "character develpment" cast for this US story set in Ukraine rather than, say, any other NATO member. Yes, I can say that the government of Ukraine was an independent operator in arms and RE racketeering until the EU, acting as NATO's lead agent, made Viktor Yanukovich an offer he should not have refused on or about FYE 2013. (Ukraine "background" foreign policy detail in Wikiwtf's extensive article about Yanukovich is conspicuously uninformative.) The offer, Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement, seems to omit a "hotlink" to the $18B line of credit concurrently provided to Ukraine government by IMF among lucrative trade inducements to agree to EU association and membership. Which is to say, institutional knowledge of crimes in Ukraine disguise individual agency on behalf of NATO-member "leaders" and personal investment or partisan exploits ("interest in") to "launder" M&A of Ukraine government operations since the so-called Orange Revolution. Quite a number of Anglo-american observers have noted the similarities in dissolutions  of Ukraine and Russia (1991) states and entry by commercial opportunists from NATO's capitols.
Trump saw an opportunity to strike a deal ... turning the state of the Ukraine from blue to a red state. Colour my oligarchs ...["Meet the Florida Duo Helping Giuliani Investigate for Trump in Ukraine"]
The article, published by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), a non-profit organization providing an investigative reporting, helpfully identifies Parnas and Furman, two naturalized US citizens of Russian Federation origin, as clients of one of "America's Mayor." It also casually mentions the avuncular advice of former-VP, current DNC POTUS candidate Biden for CFR subscribers [A/V, transcript] on how to provide "limited defense" to governments of Ukraine, based on his experience "dealing" with Yatsenyuk, PM 2014-2016.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Sep 30th, 2019 at 04:56:01 PM EST
"... until the EU, acting as NATO's lead agent, made Viktor Yanukovich an offer he should not have refused ..."

From my diaries ...

Ukraine: Extremists Reject EU Deal, Demand Violent Overthrow by Oui @EuroTrib on Feb. 21, 2014

See the tough deal brokered for the Ukrainian people between opposition leaders and the government.

Peace deal brings Maidan protest in Kiev to an end  :: RT.com view

The point of no return has been breached. From tomorrow morning, all hell will break lose unless Yanukovich steps down and leaves office. Today parliament voted to rescind the powers of the president in favor of decisions by parliament. The minister of Interior responsible for the the clashes of the last three days was made the scapegoat and parliament voted for his dismissal.

The crowd in Independence Square will be forced by agitators and armed thugs to continue mob violence in the morning and more bloodshed. Cool heads cannot prevail, the genie is out of the bottle and Ukrainian people will be led to a brutal civil war. The makeover from a protest to a revolution happened months ago. The most populist speaker wins over the crowd.

Parliament votes 328-0 to impeach Yanukovych on Feb. 22; sets May 25 for new election; Tymoshenko free (VIDEO)

How the Events of Sniper Fire In Instytutska Street Unfolded by Oui @BooMan on March 7, 2014

There had to be a colour revolution ... ask John McCain - Vicky Nuland - Geoffrey Pyatt

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Sep 30th, 2019 at 05:30:41 PM EST
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The same Nuland who declared, "That case has nothing to do with us"?



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Sep 30th, 2019 at 05:36:09 PM EST
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@7:42: "We have invested over five billion dollars to assist Ukraine in these and other goals"

by das monde on Mon Oct 7th, 2019 at 04:00:14 PM EST
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structural adjustment programming, codename: "austerity"

Ukraine Unveils Reform Program with IMF Support, index 2014
Ukraine and the IMF, *.ppt 2014

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Sep 30th, 2019 at 08:53:31 PM EST
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Sputnik is funded in part or in whole by Russia government.

< reckless eyeballin' >

'A Racket, in Short': Praising Putin, UK Chief of Defence Staff Exposes NATO's True Nature
yer Smedley Butler aphorism for the w/e 4 Oct

reference
18 U.S. Code CHAPTER 96--RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Oct 4th, 2019 at 07:24:47 PM EST
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