Inside Insight: Cold War football

What began as a peaceful protest against one deeply corrupt President’s reign – no, I don’t mean some weird country in tropical climes, but rather Ukraine’s Yanukovich – rapidly degenerated into snipers murdering friend and foe alike and paid thugs creating havoc on Kiev’s Maidan Square. What followed were scenes that are reminiscent of a revolution, and subsequently bore the hallmark of a well orchestrated coup d’état.

The phone conversation between one Victoria Nuland, Assistant US Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs and the U.S. Ambassador to the Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt, shed some light on what NATO and “the West” wanted: Nuland qualified Europe as “the fucking EU” (see/hear on Youtube), and urged her Ambassador to make sure that Arsenyi Yatsenyuk would head a new Ukrainian “interim government”. Which he does and fascism rules.

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