Fierce clashes in Kiev as new wave of unrest grips Ukraine


Locutus
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Rioters and police in central Kiev are exchanging smoke and stun grenades, as a fresh wave of violence is gripping the Ukrainian capital. While the rioters have no clear demands, the opposition keeps pushing for the president’s resignation.

Wednesday, February 19

01:51 GMT:
The US State Department has issued a warning to American citizens living in Ukraine, urging Americans not to go out onto the streets at night, RIA Novosti reported.

01:48 GMT:
A convoy of cars traveling from Lvov to Kiev to join protesters on Independence Square has passed Zhytomyr, which is just under a two-hour drive from the Ukrainian capital.

01:30 GMT:
Brian Becker, director of the anti-war ANSWER Coalition, told RT in an interview that while the Ukrainian conflict is complex, with "its own dynamic," protesters are certainly emboldened by support from Western powers.

"The United States and NATO and the EU are together using their combined forces to signal to these demonstrators that 'We are with you,'" he said. The EU, NATO leadership, and the Obama administration "are neck deep now in a plan to carry out regime change in this extremely important part of Europe, trying to integrate a former Soviet republic into the EU and, of course, into NATO ultimately."


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darkbeaver
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01:51 GMT:
The US State Department has issued a warning to American citizens living in Ukraine, urging Americans not to go out onto the streets at night, RIA Novosti reported.

You'd think that since the trouble is coordinated by the USA and allies that the pricks might have warned their nationals beforehand. It's another phoney colour revolution another bogus Arab spring without Arabs, but they do have loads of Israelis.
After Yugoslavia, Ukraine ?

by Thierry Meyssan
Public opinion in Western Europe is wrong to regard the Ukrainian crisis as a showdown between Westerners and Russians. In reality, Washington’s goal is not to push the country into the arms of the European Union, but to deprive Russia of its historical partners. To do this, the United States is prepared to ignite a new civil war on the continent.


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Senator John McCain, who monitored the «Orange Revolution» of 2004 and supports jihadism in Syria, addresses protesters on Maidan Square, 15 December 2013 . Nazi leader Oleh Tyahnybok can be seen on his right. After having dismembered Yugoslavia during a ten-year civil war (1990-1999), has the United States decided to destroy Ukraine in a similar way? This is what could be inferred from the maneuvers that the opposition is poised to launch during the Sochi Olympic Games.
Ukraine has been historically divided between, in the West, a population turned towards the European Union and, in the East, a population oriented towards Russia, plus a small Muslim minority in Crimea. After the country‘s indep
 

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