Thursday, May 15, 2014

East Ukraine Votes for Independence - But There's a Problem | SCG News

Apparently the third time isn't the charm for the Ukraine's provisional government in Kiev. Coup appointed 'authorities' have attempted to launch three military offensives against dissidents in the east, and each attempt has been a resounding failure. The fact that Sunday's referendum not only proceeded in spite of the military's attempt to disrupt voting, but also resulted in a landslide victory for the separatists, speaks for itself.

Of course the U.S. and the E.U., the purveyors of democracy that they are, have declared the referendums illegal and say they will not honor the results. No surprise there.

Russia has declared that they respect the results of the referendum, but they have refrained from any official statement regarding how this will affect the Kremlin's decision making in practical terms.

"Moscow respects the will of the people in Donetsk and Lugansk and hopes that the practical realization of the outcome of the referendums will be carried out in a civilized manner." The Kremlin’s press service said on Monday.

Complete story at - East Ukraine Votes for Independence - But There's a Problem | SCG News

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