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Donetsk, Ukraine Locals Divided Between Soviet Past, Eurocentric Futurei
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March 21, 2014 2:07 PM
In Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk, locals remain divided about Crimea's recent vote to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation. Residents are debating whether to hold a referendum on the future of their own region. For VOA, Patrick Wells has more from Donetsk, Ukraine.

Donetsk, Ukraine Locals Divided Between Soviet Past, Eurocentric Future

Published March 21, 2014

In Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk, locals remain divided about Crimea's recent vote to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation. Residents are debating whether to hold a referendum on the future of their own region. For VOA, Patrick Wells has more from Donetsk, Ukraine.


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by: dale from: santa cruz mts
March 23, 2014 6:51 PM
This is propaganda meant to create an illusion of a divided public. Most in eastern Ukraine do not trust the new Kiev coup government, a puppet of the US but with a Trojan Horse of fascist leaders embedded.

This reminds me of how the US oligarchs (like the KOch bros) use propaganda to create the illusion that there is a scientific debate about global warming. Confuse and distract; divide and conquer.

That is the function of the Voice of America....but fewer and fewer are buying the propaganda.


by: Anton from: US
March 22, 2014 1:36 PM
What happened to Gubarev? Let Ukraine show what they did to Gubarev.