Skip to comments.Pro-Russian rally in Crimea decries Kiev ‘bandits’
Posted on 02/26/2014 10:16:00 AM PST by Navy Patriot
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine Dozens of pro-Russian protesters rallied Tuesday in the Crimean Peninsula against the bandits in Kiev who are trying to form a new government, with some even speaking of secession, and a Russian lawmaker stoked their passions by promising that Moscow will protect them.
Russia, save us! some chanted.
An armored personnel carrier and two trucks full of Russian troops made a rare appearance on the streets of the port city where the Kremlins Black Sea Fleet is based. A Russian flag fluttered in front of the city council building, replacing the Ukrainian flag that demonstrators had torn down a day earlier.
The protesters pleaded with Moscow to protect them from the new authorities who forced President Viktor Yanukovych to flee the capital and go into hiding.
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No, let them choose, then respect that decision.
Sounds like Ukraine is suffering from bused-in astroturf.
Not really. Crimea used to be a part of Russia prior to 1954. Khrushchev gave it to Ukraine on the 300th anniversary of the union between Russia and Ukraine. Who would have thought in 1954 that in less than 40 years the Soviet Union would no longer exist, and Russia and Ukraine would be separate countries?
I choose the USA.