UPDATE 1-Crimea cost Ukraine over $10 bln in lost natural resources

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Nikos_Retsos wrote:

Crimea was reported in the news as a poor region, but strategically important. Residents hope for Russian investments to improve the Crimeans living standards. But vowing to sue Russia in the International Court in Hague, Netherlands, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk probably tries to prove his anti-Russian credentials with his constituents. But poking at Russia is not wise for him, and it may cost him and Ukraine more, rather than getting a windfall of 10.8 $ billions. Mr Yatseniuk has declared the current situation in Ukraine as “a disaster,” but ironically he is courting with another disaster -willfully! Nikos Retsos, retired professor

Apr 07, 2014 10:52am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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