Skip to comments.Russian politician proposes new divisions of Ukraine
Posted on 03/24/2014 5:53:43 AM PDT by lodi90
A prominent Russian politician has proposed dividing Ukraine along the lines of an infamous Nazi-Soviet pact and suggested that regions in Western Ukraine hold referendums on breaking away from Kiev.
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Yes, Ukrainians just loved being Polish citizens. A la Bogdan in 1640s and Stepan in 1940s
Why not give Western "Poland" back to Germany?
Yeah, I suppose that could start a chain reaction, couldn’t it?
Hell, that might even make the Scots think about leaving the UK. Oh ... wait ...
HAHA Russia couldn’t handle a little resistance in Afghanistan... Just wait to see what what the fight would be like in Alaska.
Well, the Soviets helped plant this idiot community organizer decades ago.
"You not say Ukraine weak."
“...what the fight would be like...”
Yes, there would be too many magnum-equiped, all-purpose, all-weather, terrain-cognizant riflemen for the Siberians to handle.
As long as Palin calls Alaska home, liberals will be willing to GIVE Alaska back to Russia.
Russia is acting like Russia again. They have old claims over most of the Northwest.
Actualy the question is if NATO wants to start WWIV over Estonia.
WWIII was the Cold War. I used to think we won that one, but I am not sure anymore.
If they even think of Alaska, either swap it for Brighton beach or deport ALL russians who arrived here after 1991.
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Did we see this coming - or did we see this coming...
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This is sick! This is pathetic!
These lands belonged to Poland indeed, however Poland was a multi-ethnic country, not homogeneous as it is today. For hundreds of years, the Polish, Ukrainian and Ruthenian nations lived in the shared state but, over the several past decades, their own national identities have gradually evolved.
So, the natural consequence of the choice is a territorial dispute since they lived together on the same land. So, if neglected, this inevitably turns into a serious conflict and even a civil war.
For instance, the city of Lvov (Ukr. Lviv) was purely Polish, where more than 90% was the Polish ethnicity. However, some 80% of the surrounding villages were Ukrainian.
So, all in all, any Russian attempts (proposals) to change territorial integrity of Poland and Ukraine is nothing but a sick provocation.
Asked for a comment to the Russian proposal, the Polish foreign minister, Radek Sikorski, said (my thoughts exactly), "It gives me amusement. That's all."