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Shock over Ukraine

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Ukraine is shaping up to be a lot like Yugoslavia, except with more than twice as many people, lots of crazed street fighters who think they now own the place, and a role critical to European energy security. If you aren't in shock about this, then you haven't been paying attention.
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One of the better analyses I have read about the explosive situation in failed Ukraine. Yugoslavia yes, but also close to the 37 days that started world war one. Still waiting for the analysis of the energy angle of this developing story.

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If Gas Talks Fail, Europe Has a Backup Plan

Gazprom, Russia's state-owned energy giant, is once again negotiating with Ukraine over what it will charge for its energy. But this time Europeans are well prepared if supplies are shut off.

 

Good article by Judy Dempsey in NY Times.

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