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View Diary: Crimea votes to join Russia. Now what? (103 comments)

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  •  It should be noted.... (0+ / 0-)

    ...that very few collaborated with the German Nazi's because they believed in their ideals.  It's just that the Soviets were so horrible to them that they would side with anyone and everyone who sided against the Soviets.

    "I know you cannot force people to care. Ukraine is far away for many, all have own problems. But even if cynical, realize problem will grow. It isn't only people like me, raised in a dictatorship, who don't want it to happen to others"-Gary Kasparov

    by LordMike on Sun Mar 16, 2014 at 08:59:22 PM PDT

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    •  They also killed Poles and Jews while they were at (0+ / 0-)

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      Western Ukrainian areas celebrate some of these men as national "heroes" and erect monuments to them. Eastern Ukrainians just aren't "into" those people.

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