November 27, 2004

The Ukrainian Situation

I admit that I have been rather blindsided on this situation in the Ukraine. I know something’s going on there, but I don’t have a clue as to what or who the players are. Now I’ve run across this article in Chronicles Magazine that seems to take a fairly even handed approach and makes me feel a little better informed. There’s a little of “they’re at it again,” but it IS informative.

...neither the winner of the presidential election in the Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, nor his Western-supported ultranationalist rival Viktor Yushchenko, are "democrats" or "reformers" in any accepted sense...< /blockquote > Posted by Ted at November 27, 2004 10:10 AM