Ukraine: Russians refuse to back down

Ukraine: Russians refuse to back down
 

UKRAINE stood "on the brink of disaster" last night, as its government called up emergency reservists while Russia continued to ramp up hostilities between the neighbouring countries.
President Vladimir Putin refused to back down despite global condemnation of the invasion of the Crimean peninsula, which belonged to Russia until 1954.
Ukraine’s prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk said: “If Putin wants to be the president who started the war between two neighbouring and friendly countries, between Ukraine and Russia … he has reached this target within a few inches. We are on the brink... read more

 
3 March 2014 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Scotsman
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