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The east seems to be already out the door, and well on the way to becoming a new state or a part of the Russian Federation.  But certainly the authority of Kiev  (soon to officially be Kyiv) does not hold there.  

The west seems actually more problematic.  It is not just the Russians and the easterners who think the Kyiv government is illegitimate, the western Ukrainians, judging by their (lack of) support, obviously think the same thing.  

Which means there is a real problem of how authority in the west might be reconstituted.  

The American neo-cons have once again done what they do best.  They obviously believed they were going to attach the entire Ukraine to NATO by funding a Nazi putsch.  That having failed, they are now just looking for ways to make money off the chaos.  They will.  

--Gaianne  

The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Fri May 2nd, 2014 at 10:16:21 PM EST

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