For concise, informative and thought provoking
analysis of the news.
Posts Tagged ‘Crimea referendum’
Don’t Crimea River Over Ukraine – Crimea Referendum in Former Soviet Republic Favors Re-unification with Russiaon Wednesday, March 19, 2014
It all started with a little lie, but that was so long ago that it really doesn’t matter… or does it? What matters of course in Ukraine today is that the residents of Crimea just held a public referendum on the question of whether or not they want to become a part of Russia again after a popular uprising in Kiev overthrew their democratically elected government and left most Crimeans feeling like they were out in the cold. What is the connection between the popular Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the fracking revolution right here in America? Well the result of the referendum in Crimea was that about ninety five percent of the people who cast their ballots in the hastily called special election said that they want Crimea to become a part of Russia again. Of course that doesn’t seem to matter to the people of Ukraine, nor to the European Union, nor to the United States of America which only wants to capitalize on the political turmoil and seize the opportunity to export American natural gas derived from fracking to Europe in order to increase demand and drive up prices here at home…Read More »