‘Удачи Украина’

By Sunday, February 23, 2014 1 Permalink

Good luck to Ukraine for whatever path you choose. Sadly, death and violence is often the path to gaining democracy and we in the West take our democracy for granted. I spoke on here of the struggles and the dissatisfaction that Ukraine had with the Yanokuvich government,but felt I had to write something today amidst the biased tv and radio reporting and the vanquishing display of apparent democratic victory. Eavesdropping on the middle class do gooders in the coffee shop this morning pointing at the simplistic, and in my mind, inaccurate headline on The Sunday Times, I know it is not their fault if they don't comprehend the full story. Not quite black and white - some varying shades of orange. When had the 'government' become a 'regime' and when had that become a 'dictatorship'. For me, the word condescending does not even cover it. I don't think the British Press has empathy with Ukrainians, ...