In Ukraine's Crimea, a tense and surreal standoff

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ProEto wrote:

Disappointed war journalists were sent to cover brutal invasion but couldn’t find one. Maybe stage something, pay some people to throw stones at Russians or something like that. There is no real standoff or a bloody conflict because these two nations are neighbors for centuries. Only now they became hostages of somebody else’s power play but the orders are confusing. Masks. Ukrainian oath… all this nonsense. These soldiers might have gone to the same school. Their wives call each other. Surreal, huh?

Mar 06, 2014 12:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
inMyView wrote:

Alaska ( sold by Russia to the USA just after the CRIMEan war for laughable $7.2 million) might be next to get ” .. The presence of an army from your neighboring country ..’.

Mar 06, 2014 2:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
JuanSeguin wrote:

If I have an opinion on all this, I suppose I side with Russia. But I have tremendous respect for the Ukranian soldiers. “We still raise the flag … We have not surrendered. We have not betrayed our oath.” God bless them! I hope this is resolved peacefully and they can return to their families.

Mar 06, 2014 3:52pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fixento wrote:

I remember the Yugoslavian war, where that country was dismantled by Europe and US. So it’s pick and choose with our foreign policy which is about as consistent and accurate as the weather forecast. Obama would not know how to rattle kitchen knives much less sabers. To send in F-14 and destroyers in the Black sea would be akin to Russia send theirs to the Gulf of Mexico. Obama is so shallow, he thinks this will give him a standing as a leader in reality Americans know it for votes.

Mar 06, 2014 5:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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