Sunday, December 8, 2013
Demonstrators In Ukraine Are Not Giving Up On Protests
Rumors that Ukraine leaders have made a deal with Putin, as precondition for entry into Russia's custom union, have inspired protestors to escalate demonstrations. This article provides more background on the protests in Ukraine. The protesters prefer a deal with Europe which would make corruption more difficult in the Ukraine. The oligarchs who benefit from corruption would prefer a deal with Russia, but many business leaders believe that ending corruption would be better for the economy and for a more democratic form of government.