Thursday, February 20, 2014

Professor Stephan Cohen on US Interference in Ukraine

Much of the media is depicting the crisis in Ukraine as if it was a 1950s or 1960s face-off between a Soviet dictator and an oppressed population fighting for freedom, like Hungary in 1958 for instance or Czechoslovakia in 1968, but the Ukrainian President was democratically elected and the forces seeking to topple him have been encouraged by Western powers. Pacifica's Laura Garzon Chica reports on some of what the media is not reporting about the situation.