Yesterday Ukraine held its 7th presidential election since independence in 1991.
To mark this hopefully new start we have assembled a timeline of facts on the history of the nation since the Maidan riots of winter 2013-14.
Let us step back to the time when the split between E & W Ukraine began. Almost everything which has transpired since the start of the crisis with Maidan, including an estimated 13,000 deaths, began during WWII.
You can listen to the leaked call between Victoria Nuland & Geoffrey Pyatt at the link below. For those with ears to hear back then it was a deeply shocking look into the interference the USA believes is its right worldwide.
You can read the full transcript of the conversation between Victoria Nuland & Geoffrey Pyatt here w/ MUCH more revealing detail than the infamous phrase from Nuland that grabbed headlines & most attention: i.e. “Fuck the EU”.
If you were not already well aware of it, you will hopefully now see that the western narrative on Ukraine, as with that on Venezuela is/was completely one-sided & caters not at all for the rights & feelings of those on Crimea or in Donetsk or Lugansk.
Apart from threats, buses returning to Crimea from a pro-autonomy rally in Donetsk were stopped by ultra-nationalists. Windows were broken & occupants forced to eat glass & shout “Glory to Ukraine!” Several were murdered, the rest ran for their lives.
Below is an excellent compilation by an Englishman who was in contact w/ his girlfriend on Crimea during these pivotal moments. It is well worth watching to see just how much you weren’t told by western MSM about these events.
We must hope at a minimum that Poroshenko is rejected in the second round of the presidential election in April where it appears he will face actor & comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
It would be fitting if a comedian becomes president of Ukraine. In line w/ a reality show host being @POTUS. If you didn’t laugh you’d cry as they say. But, the ongoing timeline of Ukraine fascism is no comedy. It is the timeline of an ongoing tragedy.
Isn’t the US elite ethos supposed to be about freedom & democracy? If this were truly so & the term ‘people power’ was really its wish wouldn't they wish it now for those persecuted & murdered for longing for both? The selectivity of the West is cruel.