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MMIC to the World: Why You Need Peace in Ukraine?

All the good questions and comprehensive answers in one place

Who is fighting on the streets in Kyiv? Radicals? Nationalists?
What do people want and what they could actually get?
What is the significance of the protests for Ukrainians, that were not on the streets since they can remember?
Why you think there was no determination to fight since 1918? What has changed in the mindset or feelings of the Ukrainians?
How the Ukrainian Resistance can possibly end?
Will Russia allow the neighboring government to ease the pressure of the controversial laws they passed?
Why violence started in Kyiv?
What had really triggered the violence?
How harmful to democracy are the new Ukrainian laws?
What intimidation methods were used there?
Are the intimidation techniques Russian-inspired?

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What the West should know about the Euromaidan’s far right element

Many in the West, are asking questions about the involvement of the Ukrainian ultranationalists in the Euromaidan protests in Kyiv. Some allegedly left-wing web-sites, such as the World Socialist Web Site, publish blatant lies about the Euromaidan protests and the role that the far right is playing in them. These web-sites are trying to appease Russian imperialists who are doing everything they can to deprive Ukraine of its already weakened independence.

At the moment, there are two things that the West should understand about the Ukrainian ultranationalists in the context of Euromaidan…

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Misconception #1: Ukraine is divided between east and west.
Misconception #2: Ukrainian protests are about joining the EU
Misconception #3: Protest forces in Ukraine are dominated by the far right.
Misconception #4: The protests should cease immediately and give way to negotiations between the regime and the leaders of opposition political parties.

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A Ukrainian Journalist Explains 10 Things The West Needs To Know About The Situation In Kiev

@Euromaidan in English:
Quite a good article explaining the buildup to the current situation for those of you who perhaps haven’t been following since the beginning of the protests, or are just now hearing about it on the mainstream media. Importantly it makes a point of the fact that whilst it started as a small scale demonstration about the stopping of EU agreement signing at the last minute, the driving force behind the people protesting is due to the governments corruption, brutality and oppression – ignited by the initial brutal attack by Berkut forces early in the morning of Dec 1st.