The crisis in the Ukraine can be confusing to many people. The Ukraine is a deeply divided country between the Russian speaking East who look to Moscow and the Ukraine speaking West who look to Europe. Feelings of nationalism is weak in Ukraine. The choice of politicians that the people get is poor. The elites of both sides only care about themselves. The social needs of the people are ignored.
Many political movements in the western Ukraine have neo fascist links. Based on language and religion the people choose which group will lead them. As I said before both elites don’t care for the people
Due to business links and the need for stability on its borders Russia will takea military interest in events in Ukraine. The ties with the Russian speakers and a shared religious view will influence Russia’s thinking.
Why would the E.U. support the western Ukraine supporters is a mystery to me. Some of these people are neo fascists. The E.U. has enough problems with Hungary with its neo fascist government. I believe that E.U. engagement with Ukraine will damage the liberal democratic values of the E.U.
John O Brien.