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Obama to meet Ukraine president-elect in Poland

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“However, we have not yet seen Russia take the steps that are necessary to reduce those tensions,” Rhodes said.

Perhaps if the Ukrainian Army stopped attacking their own citizens with combat helicopters and armored tanks it might help to reduce tensions as well.

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Those who do not like to live in Ukraine can take their stuff and move out. There is plenty of space in Russia.

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Those who do not like their government taken over by the Oligarchs, Ukrainian NAZI's, the US State Department Nuland and the IMF can protest and fight back, that is until the military helicopters and guns show up to force them out or capitulate.

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Name calling?! It would have seemed that times of labeling and then proceeding to kill have passed, but some and this includes nations live in another phase of history.

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Maybe you should check out those Ukrainian NAZI's on youtube if you want a blast from the past. Complete with dehumanizing slogans about Ukrainian Russians on how they are going to kill them.

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Name calling + YouTube as grounds for policy?! Wow!

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taking their stuff and moving out is the only answer!? weak-n-prideless

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Those who do not like to live in Ukraine can take their stuff and move out.

Those who did not like to live in Ukraine formed a new state, called Novorossiya. Your 'Ukraine' will be reap up between neighbors very soon.

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Those who do not like to live in Ukraine can take their stuff and move out. There is plenty of space in Russia.

They like the Ukraine, but they don't like taking orders from an illegal coup government, especially one that sends tanks into their neighborhoods and flies combat helicopters over their houses.

If the Maiden mob, who were paid daily salaries for protesting by billionaire oligarchs, didn't like their situation, why didn't they just leave? The government that their were paid to protest was legitimately elected and they had now right to smash their way into parliament and rewrite all the rules.

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The lesson is the overthrow of legitimate governments that have fallen out of favor with EUS to be replaced by more favored oligarchs is acceptable, but grassroots support of indepence-seeking citizens who don't cow to EUS oligarchs is NOT acceptable. Puppet government anyone?

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"President Barack Obama's trip to Europe next week"

Can't he just use video conference equipment? It would save the taxpayers a bundle.

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SerranoJun. 01, 2014 - 08:37PM JST

"President Barack Obama's trip to Europe next week"

Can't he just use video conference equipment? It would save the taxpayers a bundle?

Serrano, he needs to go there to show his (US) support and commitment to Ukraine to the world audience.

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Serrano, he needs to go there to show his (US) support and commitment to Ukraine to the world audience.

Totally disgusting. Why is the POTUS hanging out with a newly elected leader? Can't wait to see Obama arm in arm with a Ukrainian NAZI.

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Obama is just trying to isolate Russia to sell gas from the states to the EU and Ukraine. He does not give a pigs tail about what is actually going on within Ukraine. On June 3rd russia will turn off the gas for unpaind bills and obama will use this as an excuse to push american gas down the throats of the EU. This will of course increase gas prices 2x and in turn the price of anything else that requires gas. ( which is everything) The EU knows this and will not place sanctions on Russia.

The china-russia gas deal set a new benchmark for gas prices in Asia. Soon russia will secure a gas deal with japan(building a pipeline to Hokkaido). This is why Putin is offering japan those islands...he wants to normalize relations. This will be extremely beneficial to japan and will put japan in a difficult position with its American masters.

Australia does not want this to happen as they wish to export their gas to japan...at a higher cost of course. Canada needs to export gas to EU as gas exports to the US have all but stopped as america is producing enough gas to meet domestic supply.

The three countries (us, Australia, Canada) are the only ones now supporting actions and sanctions against Russia because they all want and in Canada's case desperately need to export their natural resources to Europe and Japan. Of course they do not care about the cost to the average European and japanese consumer.

This is exactly why europe will still use Russian gas. Let's hope japanese governemt cares somewhat about the welfare of their country.

As for obama...he's just playing the "with us or against us game". Which insidentaly has nothing to do with Ukraine or its people.

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