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​Rule by oligarchs: Kiev appoints billionaires to govern east

03.03.2014 05:54

The self-proclaimed government in Kiev has appointed two of Ukraine’s richest men to govern large industrial regions in the defiant east. One of the reasons for the Maidan protest was the influence the rich have on politics in the country.

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Patrick Keogan 17.04.2014 23:41

Now register then, put a star on their arm, and have a society with potential.


Sebastian Flueras 12.03.2014 11:27

What people seem to ignore is that there is a seond part to this story.And I'm puting this here for all to see and think about it.
The second part of this story is Moldova (or Moldavia to all you non EU). The Moldavian western-backed forces have long pushed for a split to the West and if Ukraine falls to the West then Moldova is next. Pretty sure they'll sugar-coat in ye olde "return to the motherland" of Romania (or not). There are already propaganda campaigns in Romania to sensibilise us to Moldova's "plight". The Romanian government never went out and declared it strongly sustains the re-unfication. However...


Michael Myers 07.03.2014 17:00

[quote name='alexander bobroff' time='05.03.2014 02:46']Yatseniuk didn't appoint oligarchs to Kiev because he is oligarch himself. And he wants to be a multi-oligarch.[/quo te]

Yatseni uk is a Jew. It's a Zionist coup.
Why? Money + more money: Russia is not complicit of Zionist NWO and has no ZOG. Therefore it is encirceld and as soon as possible taken over again.


Radical chemistry 06.03.2014 20:29

Yulia Tymoshenko should open a brothel, I will pay to c her, she is very beautifull. Respect Putin. Ukraineiraqlibyaafga nistan new sovereign state name for ukraine.


i34to 05.03.2014 01:57

"Kolomoysky has a dual Ukrainian-Israeli citizenship"


Philip Branton 04.03.2014 15:31

Obviously one one has googled the movie "mouseland" ;.......sorry to say but the setup is being revealed.......


Christian Reuter 04.03.2014 07:21

Jerzy 04.03.2014 02:27

Some Westerners may get scared of what looks like an antisemitic tone of some comments. To clear things up, here is some info: hatd core of Comminist Party in every communist country (not in Asia) consisted of Jews, especially the most repressive polotical police. Without Jews there would be no Communism!


Capitalism and Communism are two sides of the same coin...


cio 04.03.2014 05:36

Not really surprising that these two guys are among the "appointed" ;, since their appointments were likely made behind the scenes by people like Victoria Nuland. Her husband is a rabid (and yes, maybe a rabbi too) Neo-Con, named ROBERT KAGAN. Kagan was involved in PNAC (project for new American Century). Also bothersome is how many of these "uprisings by the people" (ALL of them) have been instigated and fueled by Western Powers. YOU would think the masses would have a clue by now that they are being used for the purposes of Geo-Political RESHUFFLING.

Will humanity ever wake up? Probably not at the same time...


Jerzy 04.03.2014 02:27

Some Westerners may get scared of what looks like an antisemitic tone of some comments. To clear things up, here is some info: hatd core of Comminist Party in every communist country (not in Asia) consisted of Jews, especially the most repressive polotical police. Without Jews there would be no Communism!


RedRiver 04.03.2014 01:30

Geopolitically the sphere of influence is more significant to Russia than the United States. So, the USA needs to back off from Russia's vital interests in the area, speaking as an American citizen.


Pagani Zonda 04.03.2014 01:14

The west really did it now. I hope that the People of Ukraine get through this. My personal views, I am on the RUssian side here. People trying to compare the invasion of Iraq, Libya, Syria, et al is the same as what Pres.Putin is doing now. Crimera is Russian land that was given to the Ukraine, even though the majority of the population only speaks Russian and nothing more. This is Putin Help Fellow Russians and his own interests. A bit different situations when one is on your border and one is half the world away.


Uncle Bob 04.03.2014 00:06

RonS 03.03.2014 13:36

I saw a video of a scuffle in the Ukraine parliament and members being pushed out soon after the takeover. Then I saw a vote taken and about half of the seats were empty. Then I saw a bunch of people on a stage naming new members of parliament. Who are those people on that stage? How do they have any legal authority to appoint new members? How many new members did that they appoint to parliament? How many members of that parliament are the original elected officials?


That is the base of the problem.They gained power illegally in the first place.


Free_DrVojislavSeselj 03.03.2014 21:33

gino manshit 03.03.2014 19:15

neo nazi's fighting to put jews in power,how ironic


Ne ver again???


Steven Severn 03.03.2014 21:05

These appointments are so much of a slap in the face for the Eastern Ukrainians that it must be a deliberate attempt by Kiev to inflame the situation.

Putin needs to deploy Russian forces throughout Ukraine to restore a stable environment within which fair and free elections can take place. If Russian forces do not take temporary control of the whole of Ukraine then Western powers will stir up a civil war that will see Ukraine irretrievably torn in two.


James Peret 03.03.2014 20:58

now it is the time to recover UCRANIA becouse the mayority of the citizen are pro RUSSIANS


James Peret 03.03.2014 20:45

tha,s way ucrania it,s broke


Willy Dakota 03.03.2014 20:40

The new illegally installed govt in Kiev backed by the Plutocratic / Fascist American govt are all Ex "Neo Nazi Svoboda & Right sector party members.They have banned Western media from using the words "Neo Nazi" when describing them for obvious reasons.Instead they are using terms such as "A Flowering Democracy!"Etc. What a smack in the face to all the old WW2 vets that sacrificed so much fighting the Nazi's !.Now our govt's are backing them!.Russia the only ones fighting them!.Shame on the West !.DISGUSTING.


Uncle Bob 03.03.2014 20:34

Ever since the NATO induced destruction of Yugoslavia I wondered how long it would take them to cook up a plot to destroy Russia.Now we see only a few years.I wonder if its an coincidence that "NATO" is so close to "NAZI". Change two letters and you have the word to match the actions.

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