First Ukraine – Then Georgia

The US and the EU got the pot boiling with Ukraine. They organized and mobilized the protesters. They put up the barricades and lit them with burning tires. But, the pro-Russian government chose a softly-softly approach and sent in unarmed riot police. They upped the ante with stones and molotov cocktails. And still, the Yanukovych government didn’t take the bait. The police stayed unarmed, although sustaining heavier casualties. The standoff continued. Then came the snipers. We’re not sure who hired them, but they appear to have been shooting at BOTH the police AND the protesters. That’s when everything started to … Continue reading First Ukraine – Then Georgia