Be sure to take a look at this excellent summary “Ukraine: Let’s Get the Facts on the Table ” by One Citizen’s Opinion posted on March 5th for some excellent insight and analysis…
Regardless of political position, everyone agrees Ukraine is in crisis of potentially international proportions.
Western corporate media reporting on Ukraine appears to focus attention on the protest movement, while failing to report all known facts. Without having all known facts on the table, there is a real risk of reaching the wrong conclusion, based on incomplete reporting.
The following is undisputed by all sides of the Ukrainian issue.
While Viktor F. Yanukovych was legitimately elected as President of Ukraine, many believed he was corrupt. The accusation of corruption gained credibility after protesters stormed his mansion and discover his lavish home firsthand.
In 1999 Russian and Ukrainian Parliaments ratified an agreement allowing Russia to station military forces in Ukraine. No one claims the 1999 Russian/Ukrainian agreement was violated.
During the Protests, The U. S. Assistant Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt participated in a phone…
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