Putin Wants Talk on ‘East Ukraine’ State


putinRussian premiere Vladimir Putin is urging the international community to consider potentially granting “statehood” to eastern Ukraine, according to Russian media reports. He said talks of creating a separate state are needed to make sure that the interests of locals “are definitely upheld.” His less than subtle push for an east Ukraine state comes following a week of allegations and evidence that Russian troops illegally entered the Ukraine.

The EU has threatened that Putin must reverse its military aggression or face further sanctions. Russia has denied accusations of intervening in Ukraine and, instead, criticized the EU for “backing a coup d’etat” in Ukraine. Read more at the BBC.

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  1. This man is so shrewd.
    He endorsed Obama in ’12

    ‘..Earlier in the year the government-official daughter of Cuban military dictator Raul Castro proclaimed her country’s support for Obama during a visit to the U.S. “I believe that Obama needs another opportunity and he needs greater support to move forward with his projects and with his ideas, which I believe come from the bottom of his heart,” Mariela Castro said during a cable news interview. …

    That brings us to Russia’s Vladimir Putin, who has eliminated most elections in his country, monopolized all major media and destroyed the political party system. … In a letter to a major newspaper, the president of a group dedicated to expanding freedom around the world points out that under Putin there has been an “across-the-board crackdown on civil society.” The piece goes on to ask: “Will Obama stand up against Putin’s abuses?” Unlikely, now that the Russian dictator has extended his endorsement.’