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Ukraine: Why now?

A Nation in conflict is ripe for picking; carrion for the predatory opportunist. Having been a part of Russia for the better part of 200 years one would have to go back to the 14th Century to observe, scant as it was, an independent Ukraine. In 1990, yes, Russia did grant Ukraine it’s independence much as the Soviet Union granted Russia and its other provincial regions the very same status.

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