Sunday, November 28, 2004
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Today's Ukraine update
Richard Balmforth reports for Reuters that talks aren't going well in Kiev:
Yanukovich was in eastern part of the country to rally regions and elites loyal to his cause:
The AP's Anna Melnichuk reports that Kuchma is calling for an end to the protestors' blockade of government buildings in Kiev, calling it a "gross violation of the law."
Meanwhile, Time has its Ukraine package, which has three interesting tidbits of information. The first suggests the depth of the protest at the vote-rigging:
The second tidbit suggests the extent to which Putin wants to keep Ukraine within its orbit:
Finally, the Time writers note that should the Ukraine problem fail to resolve itself, the Bush administration would find itself in a pickle:
This puts Bush's comments from this Friday in the proper perspective.
Developing.....posted by Dan on 11.28.04 at 11:05 AM
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