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The Current State of the Ukraine
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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:28 am    Post subject: The Current State of the Ukraine Reply with quote

Comrade Sashadroogie,

What is up in the Ukraine?

Warm regards,
fat_chris


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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

P.S. I'm pretty old school, so I still call it The Ukraine but it appears that the definite article in front of Ukraine is not always used?

I like those country names that contain(ed) the definite article- definitely a special breed:

The Ukraine, The Sudan, The Gambia, The Philippines, The Congo, The Netherlands...

If they decide to split from The UK, I will start calling it The Scotland.

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fat_chris
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dear respected Fat_chris

The Peoples' Soviet Republic of the Ukraine is in turmoil at the moment, with a very volatile situation unfolding as we speak. It is without a doubt the belief of the Party that this is the work of destabilsing agents of the expansionist EU, in full concert with the pernicious influence of the Americans' intelligence agencies.

The peace-loving peoples of all Slav lands wish only the best for our brother nations and we hope that the crisis will pass without further violence. A world without the beauty and splendour of the Khreshchatyk would be a poorer one for all.


With Communist greetings

Sasha
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scot47



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The insane Eurocrrats seem to think that they are ready to admit a country of 45 million souls. After the disastrous results of admission of new states, can they really handle Ukraine ?
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lots of truth there. If a country like Greece can be deemed a threat to the whole EU project, then the massive problems associated with the Ukraine, plus geopolitical tensions with Russia, would surely make the whole notion unthinkable...
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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the EU has already said it may not take in a country of 5 million souls…THE Scotland!

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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe that is an opinion expressed only by former ministers of the EU. Not sure it is an official line
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Daveric



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sashadroogie wrote:
The Peoples' Soviet Republic of the Ukraine is in turmoil at the moment, with a very volatile situation unfolding as we speak. It is without a doubt the belief of the Party that this is the work of destabilsing agents of the expansionist EU, in full concert with the pernicious influence of the Americans' intelligence agencies.

Spoken like a true truther!
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not a truther. Just someone in touch with the real pravda out there : )

I don't believe conspiracy theories. I just conspire.
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grahamb



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:14 am    Post subject: The You-kraine Reply with quote

Look on the bright side: Yulia Tymoshenko's been released from prison. Anyone got her phone number? Wink
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Daveric



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sashadroogie wrote:
Not a truther. Just someone in touch with the real pravda out there : )

Ok, then, a pravder!
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, no, no - a Great Vozhd. What is the Truth but a Party line to be imposed, eh?
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Xie Lin



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/01/world/europe/ukraine.html?action=click&contentCollection=Music&region=Footer&module=TopNews&pgtype=article

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scot47



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

After successfully dealing with Iraq and Afghanistan can Washington now take care of Ukraine ?!
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably not, but I think Moscow can...
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