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Physical disintegration follows political disintegration. Recall the failure of the Yanukovich government was right after a highly publicised agreement between Yanukovich and the putative leaders of the "revolution", brokered by the international community.
Witnessed by
For the EU
Radoslaw Sikorski, Polish foreign minister
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German foreign minister
Laurent Fabius, French foreign minister
For the Russian Federation
Vladimir Lukin, Russian special envoy
That's a black eye for Germany and Poland, too. But somehow that's supposed to be Russia's fault?

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Apr 14th, 2014 at 02:11:15 PM EST
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Well, you see, the problem with that agreement is that the USA was not a party. Remember? Fuck the EU! (Not that having been a party to the agreement would have hindered the future actions of the US Government in any way.)

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Apr 14th, 2014 at 08:04:23 PM EST
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