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Ukraine PM resigns: Government
ahram.org.eg ^ | 28 Jan 2014 | afp

Posted on 01/28/2014 12:37:11 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigned on Tuesday in a bid to ease Ukraine's deadly two-month crisis as lawmakers debated key reforms.

(Excerpt) Read more at english.ahram.org.eg ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: azarov; mykolaazarov; primeminister; resigns; ukraine; ukrainian

1 posted on 01/28/2014 12:37:11 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Results for Ukraine
2 posted on 01/28/2014 12:41:59 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Results for Ukraine lang:en
3 posted on 01/28/2014 12:44:33 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
A protester passes by a gate with a European flag atop it in central Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Ukraine's justice minister is threatening to call for a state of emergency unless protesters leave her ministry building, which they occupied during the night. The seizure of the building early Monday underlined how anti-government demonstrators are increasingly willing to take dramatic action as they push for the president's resignation and other concessions.
4 posted on 01/28/2014 12:49:27 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
"Winds of Change"
5 posted on 01/28/2014 12:58:19 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
..seems the Ukrainians, doesn't want any more of Russian Rules.
(they have harsh memories of Stalinist Russia/NAZI Germany, they're realist.)

6 posted on 01/28/2014 1:04:49 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Ukraine's Prime Minister, Mykola Azarov, resigned during a special session of parliament. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
7 posted on 01/28/2014 1:39:15 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Yanukovich has to be feeling the heat


8 posted on 01/28/2014 1:50:31 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Proving once again that governments can take away guns, but they can’t take away fire. Burn every government building down and even the most stubborn despots get the picture.


9 posted on 01/28/2014 2:16:48 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Berlin_Freeper

A resignation will not stop a fight for freedom. Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland proved that. The fight for freedom is bloody but necessary. To lose is to be enslaved forever.


10 posted on 01/28/2014 3:02:26 AM PST by Rapscallion (Had enough? Let me know.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Ukrainian parliament repeals anti-protest laws
11 posted on 01/28/2014 3:25:58 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: txrefugee

>>>Proving once again that governments can take away guns, but they can’t take away fire. Burn every government building down and even the most stubborn despots get the picture.<<<

They have gun rights in Ukraine. “500,000 registered gun owners in Kiev” were a special point in verbal propaganda pushed by the protesters on police via loudspeakers.


12 posted on 01/28/2014 3:43:33 AM PST by cunning_fish
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To: Rapscallion

Too bad we Americans have traded safety for freedom and equality for slavery.


13 posted on 01/28/2014 4:05:19 AM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

And we hear nothing of this from the MSM. They are all just consumed by tonight’s propaganda decrees by our Dear Reader.


14 posted on 01/28/2014 4:10:11 AM PST by mazda77
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Was about to post this from Pravda (with addition)

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigns to save his country {Hint, hint}

15 posted on 01/28/2014 5:35:56 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Another victory for Soros and the EUSSR.


16 posted on 01/28/2014 5:46:04 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I think it isn’t a resignation they’re looking for.


17 posted on 01/28/2014 6:02:15 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: mazda77

It’s not gay enough.


18 posted on 01/28/2014 6:02:28 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Obama would have been shooting already. Putin is showing forbearance.


19 posted on 01/28/2014 6:03:09 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The prime minister tendered his letter of resignation, it will up to the president whether or not to accept it.

Considering that the post was being offered to any opposition ‘leader’ who wanted it over the weekend, there wasn’t much else the prime minister could do.


20 posted on 01/28/2014 6:11:24 AM PST by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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21 posted on 01/28/2014 6:11:53 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Not enough.
They have to arrest the police officers who gave orders to use the live ammo, as well as those people responsible for kidnappings and tortures (one protester was later found dead) Such behaviour by police on such a scale doesn’t have a precedent in Ukraine and if not punished, will become the new norm


22 posted on 01/28/2014 8:16:51 AM PST by Ivan Mazepa
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To: cunning_fish

Maybe we should look to thee Ukranian opposition for what is needed to stop a despot.


23 posted on 01/28/2014 8:37:23 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Berlin_Freeper
I'm no expert on that part of the world but it seems as if Ukraine would be wise to “buddy up” with a larger group/power.Assuming that's a reasonable assumption they'd be far,far,*far* wiser to hitch their wagon to the EU than the USSR.
24 posted on 01/28/2014 9:14:16 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Ivan Mazepa

How about arresting the terrorists that threw the molotovs around?


25 posted on 01/28/2014 9:29:21 AM PST by DagnyTaggar (Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.)
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To: DagnyTaggar

They would if they could but they can’t.


26 posted on 01/28/2014 10:17:47 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Ivan Mazepa

The Ukraines have more demands than that. They want the anti-demonstration law repealed. looks like they’ll get it. They want all people arrested for protesting released and they will get that. The folks demonstrating are not young punks-—most are vets and know how krap works. They also know where to get guns altho they are not bringing them yet. Everyone is bringing something tho. I’ve never seen so many pitchforks and sharp long axes while many just carry a good fighting stick or baseball bat. In most cases I’ve seen pics of the cops ( or National Park Service Brown shirts) are pretty doggone respectful, not wanting a hatchet in the head. Yanakovich just yesterday agreed to sit face -to-face with Vaselly(sp)-—took him way too long to get off his ass but he obviously sees a really bright light coming thru the railroad tunnel-—something Quadaffy, Basher, Mubarach, et al never focused on. It looks to me like the Ukes are going to get it done. And they make my case that if you have to protest, bring your “A “game and all the horsepower you got for the first inning. Escallation sucks.


27 posted on 01/28/2014 10:25:47 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

While the deranged parrots spout nonsense about George Soros:

http://www.neweasterneurope.eu/articles-and-commentary/1061-open-letter-from-ukrainian-writer-yuri-andrukhovych


28 posted on 01/28/2014 10:31:48 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: DagnyTaggar
"Around" implies indiscriminate throwing, molotovs were targeted at police.

Molotovs was the response to Yanukovich crackdown on Nov 30, beatings of journalists and non-journalists alike, and attempts to limit individual's rights (Jan 16 laws) Cause and effect - there's a scene in the 2nd Matrix movie about that

29 posted on 01/28/2014 10:42:38 AM PST by Ivan Mazepa
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To: cherokee1

Parliament also cancelled those laws today.
You introduce a problem, then you reverse it to look like a problem solver. it’s genius.
Obama should be cancelling Obamacare any day now to fight the fedeal deficit


30 posted on 01/28/2014 10:59:56 AM PST by Ivan Mazepa
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To: Ivan Mazepa

You make it sound like its ok to throw molotovs at people who do their job and follow the law and who are not personally in any way harming anyone. There are tons of videos of nazi-like protesters throwing molotovs at police officers who are doing nothing except standing in front of government buildings.
The protesters were the first ones to go outside the boundaries of laws - by staging continuous protests in the public square, erecting tents and barricades and disrupting the normal life for the rest of the citizens. The police tolerated them for a while and then decided to do what they are obliged by the law - to stop the illegal activities. And since then the situation seems to have escalated with protesters using molotovs and live ammo.


31 posted on 01/28/2014 11:12:23 AM PST by DagnyTaggar (Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.)
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To: DagnyTaggar

In any revolution, there are innocents maimed, injured and killed on both sides. It is the nature of a revolution. The velvet revolutions of the 90’s from former soviet block countries are the rarity, not the norm.

I’m not making excuses, just pointing out facts. That is why the revolution is always the last measure, not the first one you take. Because you are pretty much guaranteed the shedding of blood (innocent and guilty alike) when you go down that path.

The thing with the Ukraine is that there are a large section of the population that look to mother Russia still. It would not be surprising if this country splits in two.


32 posted on 01/28/2014 11:27:18 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: 1010RD
"Putin is showing forbearance."

Right, that is only because the Sochi Olympics haven't taken place yet. Think Hitler and his Olympics prior to WWII: he was planning for war but made nice because, you know, you got to make the régime "look good" for world-wide propaganda purposes.

Besides, Putin isn't dumb, he doesn't want a repeat of the Russian Olympics the West boycotted because Russia invaded another sovereign country.

But don't be fooled... Putin's thugs are in Kiev and the Ukraine:

It has been learned and widely reported that many of these so-called Ukrainian "Riot police" are in point of fact not Ukrainians at all, but Russians who have been shipped into the country by Putin's government, with the support and cooperation of Ukrainian President Yanukovich, for the express purpose of keeping Mr. Yanukovich in power at all costs. Think of them as his personal “Praetorian Guard".

This article will tell you what you need to know about the police throughout the Ukraine:

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/01/24/ukraines_public_enemy_number_one_the_police

33 posted on 01/28/2014 11:52:04 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Deliver us from this evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The seizure of the building early Monday underlined how anti-government demonstrators are increasingly willing to take dramatic action as they push for the president's resignation and other concessions.

If we tried such a thing in this country, we would all be shot dead.

34 posted on 01/28/2014 1:05:17 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: Irenic

You forget, I guess, that the US population outnumbers, out guns, out ammos, out horsepowers, all of our gummints at every level. There is no force anyplace in the world who can out gun a determined band of US Citizens, especially including our own military. You really have to fight the urge to live in fear of stupid government and develop your own plan should heavy-handed brown shirts come to your neighborhood. Or if you work up the nerve to go protest the actions of govment stupidity. You must be prepared to “do unto others-—and do it first “ if things go sideways. Either that or live in fear of every shadow.


35 posted on 01/28/2014 1:54:00 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cherokee1

I am not afraid.


36 posted on 01/28/2014 2:04:36 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: Jmouse007

I expect a massive bloodletting after the Olympics. Obama will do nothing as long as a country is moving toward an anti-American dictatorship.


37 posted on 01/28/2014 2:08:56 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

One more to goooo!


38 posted on 01/28/2014 2:29:47 PM PST by caww
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To: DagnyTaggar; Ivan Mazepa
You make it sound like its ok to throw molotovs at people who do their job and follow the law
This is the law you are defending on this freedom loving forum (on the internet - ironic):

The legislation approved by Yanukovych also envision up to a year of hard labor in prison for anyone convicted of libel, including on the Internet.

39 posted on 01/28/2014 2:36:24 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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To: DagnyTaggar

When Yanukovich makes a decision to take Ukraine back to USSR, a decision contrary to the popular opinion, you better believe that people will protest and “break the law” by continuing to protest. They will break the law again, if they think the force used by police was overly excessive and the reason for such excessive force was to intimidate and discourage further dissent.

If I remember correctly, United States exists because law was broken.


40 posted on 01/28/2014 5:21:20 PM PST by Ivan Mazepa
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To: Ivan Mazepa
If I remember correctly, United States exists because law was broken.


Amen, brother. The boys in Boston sure broke plenty of laws and quite a few heads gettin' the job done in the 18th century.

41 posted on 01/28/2014 7:09:35 PM PST by warsaw44
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To: cherokee1

I wonder if what is going on in the Ukraine could be a “preview” in what could have happen in the USA down the road?


42 posted on 01/29/2014 8:16:24 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

And what does that have to do with throwing molotovs? Do you believe its ok to resort to violence if you disagree with penalties for breaking certain laws? Do those that oppose death penalties have a right to go on and attack police officers?


43 posted on 01/29/2014 9:22:40 AM PST by DagnyTaggar (Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.)
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To: DagnyTaggar

Freedom has everything to do with everything.

You might want to study what the 2nd Amendment is all about.

Equating freedom with the death penalty is a silly argument. If you posted your Terrorist and Nazi slurs against the Ukraine leaders, you would be doing a year in jail at hard labor right now.

That is what you are defending as law.


44 posted on 01/29/2014 10:09:31 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (IX)
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