“It looks like we’re once again turning into a bargaining chip in a big game between Uncle Barack [Omaba] and Uncle Vova [Vladimir Putin].”
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Brothers and sisters, here is the summary for March 14, 2014 (for summary from the previous day, see Summary of March 13).
The bad news:
1. Russia is clearly playing the “South-Eastern card.” Before, we had hope that they were only testing the waters – “if we pull it off, great; if we don’t, we won’t cry about it.” Now, we can be sure that inhabitants of the Kremlin won’t stop at Crimea.
Today, the reaction of the SBU [Security Service of Ukraine] and the MIA [Ministry of Internal Affairs] to recent events in Donetsk is of paramount importance. If they can act quickly and manage to hold a proverbial “public flogging” as a response to the clashes, as early as tomorrow, then the situation can still be reigned in. Seeing the organizers…
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