Skip to comments.Ukraine criminalizes pro-EU protests
Posted on 01/19/2014 1:23:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
EU and US diplomats have voiced dismay after Ukraine on Thursday (16 January) criminalized almost every aspect of the pro-EU protest movement.
President Viktor Yanukovychs ruling Party of the Regions rushed through the legislation via show of hands in parliament.
Reports say that electronic tellers in the Verkhovna Rada kept flashing up a figure of 235 votes in favor just a few seconds after each round of voting, before the hands could be counted.
The laws impose fines of up to $1,275 a head or 15 days detention on people who install or supply equipment, such as tents or loudspeakers, at opposition rallies, who wear masks, who make extremist billboards or who form convoys of five or more cars.
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Yanukovich is running scared. Maybe Ceausescu came to him in a dream
If this is a real grassroots movement then he’s forcing it to adapt and change. He may be very unhappy with what happens next.
Yes and no. You have oligarchs on both sides of the issue. Some of the demonstrators were paid to be in Kiev.
The Globalists want Ukraine in the EU. Like Russia, they want Ukraine’s vast agricultural production and ice free ports on Black Sea.
With the problems the EU is having, only a fool or a Communist would join
Perhaps the Ukrainians have seen how ugly unfettered protest can get in places like London, Athens, Barcelona, etc. and want no part of it.
Can’t say I blame them either.
and no rights not related to abandoning the peace with respect to assemblyThe First Amendment grants no rights related to non-peaceable assembly.
See HR347 for more information.
I am curious though..is this peaceful assembly in your book?
Paid for by Gearge Soros, destroying one nation at a time. Just look at old Western Europe. It is chaotic. Spain, Greece, the UK, Italy, Sweden. Economies ain chaos. Bringing in African “refugees” muslims that are destroying those coountries. Financially broke because of the pathetic rules and laws that are imposed on these countries.
President Viktor Yanukovychs ruling Party of the Regions rushed through the legislation via show of hands in parliament. Reports say that electronic tellers in the Verkhovna Rada kept flashing up a figure of 235 votes in favor just a few seconds after each round of voting, before the hands could be counted.He and Obama have the same mentor.
What's important is that you have the limitation of free speech on one side.
He and Obama have the same mentor.
That of course being KGB Putin. Someone a few guys on here think very highly of.
Yushchenko: Russia blocking poisoning probe
By Bonnie Malkin and agencies, September 12, 2007
Mr Yushchenko before and after the poisoning
"Mr [Viktor] Yushchenko, a pro-European politician who wanted to bring his country out of Russia's shadow, fell seriously ill on September 6, 2004 as he was competing in presidential elections against a pro-Moscow candidate, Viktor Yanukovich, now prime minister.
After months of tests in an Austrian clinic, it was determined that he had ingested a massive amount of the poison dioxin.
Although he survived, his face was left bloated and pockmarked, and he has had to undergo regular treatment to rid his body of the toxin.
In an interview with Le Figaro he said he believed the dioxin used to disfigure him was made in a Russian lab.
Mr Yushchenko did not directly accuse the Russian government of being behind his poisoning, but he did say he had 'practically put all the pieces together' and the attempt against him 'was not a private action'. ..."
"Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (born February 23, 1954) [was] the third and [former] President of Ukraine". He took office on January 23, 2005.
(Ukraine) Hunt starts for Yushchenko's poisoner:
What’s important is how you define ‘free speech’.
The United States and their socialist counterparties in Europe should really tend to their own gardens in that regard.
You have difficulty defining free speech?
mac_truck is one of a group of Putin defenders that seem to always show up on these Russia threads. I’m sure they ping each other when one is posted.
...make that, Russia RELATED threads. :)
Getting tired of these Putin butt lickers. I have to spend too much time countering their crap. It’s usually the same group that shows up.