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  •  The point is that there is a long history (2+ / 0-)
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    of conflict between Russia and various European nations. So it's hardly surprising that some might fear Russian intentions.

    It's easy to understand why Russian intervention in Ukraine might make Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Hungarians, etc., nervous, not to mention the rest of Europe.

    Nothing human is alien to me.

    by WB Reeves on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 07:50:15 PM PDT

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    •  I don't deny their fears, whether real or imagined (0+ / 0-)

      but the United States, our gov't, created this situation.  Did we think the Russians would just walk away from their military bases in the Crimea?

      And our policy of "containment" is code for a continuation of our worldwide economic subjugation at the hands of our corporate overlords.

      It's not about "bringing democracy" or protecting the actual people of the Ukraine or Europe.

      Enforcing American Hegemony.

      -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

      by gerrilea on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 08:12:23 PM PDT

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