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Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

Eastern Ukraine is under the control of separatists, and Crimea has been formally annexed by Russia.
Russian FM Sergei Lavrov (R) at joint news conference in Israel with FM Avigdor Liberman in June 2010. (archive)

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov (R) at joint news conference in Israel with FM Avigdor Liberman in June 2010. (archive)
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov turned the tables on Thursday and accused the United States and the European Union of starting the crisis in Ukraine.

Last week a deal was signed in Geneva between Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and the EU to resolve the crisis – one of the worst since the end of the Cold War. It has yet to be carried out.

But Lavrov told the Interfax news agency, “In Ukraine, the United States and the European Union tried to stage – let’s call things what they are – another ‘color revolution,’ an operation to unconstitutionally change regime.”

The ‘color revolution’ remark refers to the 2004-2005 Ukrainian ‘Orange Revolution’ that occurred when the country’s presidential run-off election was seized by pro-Kremlin leaders.

Months-long anti-government protests in Ukraine resulted in the ouster of the country’s President Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russia several weeks ago. The eastern part of the country has been seized by separatists, and Crimea altogether seceded from Ukraine and was formally annexed by Russia. Journalists have been kidnapped, and an Israeli-American reporter is still being held hostage in the separatist city of Slaviansk.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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12 Responses to “Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis”

  1. Oh my gosh, we create problems we can resolve them if we want to.
    Stop playing the blame game, and sit down and a solution !
    Children play those games, they have more common sense and learn skills to resolve conflicts!
    Politicians truly , go back to kindy learn skills !!!!

  2. Gene Strong says:

    Putin is as big.a.liar as obama..

  3. Red Coat says:

    What else would the mouthpiece of the former head of the KGB say?

  4. Jim Green says:

    I think the Russian Foreign Minister should stop blaming the WEST & have a look at their own backyard.

  5. All the west are a bunch of morons

  6. Red Coat says:

    And what would you know cretin! That should have read Commie Cretin :)

  7. Red Coat says:

    Yuki pucki has lost the plot me thinks. Has been reading to many conspiracy comics.

  8. Red Coat says:

    Yuki pucki has lost the plot me thinks. Has been reading to many conspiracy comics.

  9. Red Coat says:

    In anyway, Russia’s a `has been’ that never really was hahaha so who cares. bye bye mentally disturbed Yuki Pukeeeeeeee

  10. russia start the nonses first by stealing crimea .dont blame the us .reg ukrain .russia must remove them self from ukrain border.s .give back crimea you high jack .

  11. russia start the nonses first by stealing crimea .dont blame the us .reg ukrain .russia must remove them self from ukrain border.s .give back crimea you high jack .

  12. In fact, Russia blames since February “the West and the Jews” for the reform revolution in Ukraine. Horrible articles in the Russian media against “the rich Ukrainian Jews, who took control over Ukraine” (who must be that in the eyes of the poor Russian Muzhik, of course…), than against Israel (of course, the Jewish state is blamed even now for “sending the snipers in Kiev”), than against the EU (and of course, against “the Jewish banks” in the EU), than against the USA (and of course, against “the Jewish Wall Street brokers”) – this is the media stream the whole time. That’s Kremlin – the Russian Fascists pointed with the finger at Mr Yatsenyuk and Mr Groisman (two great Ukrainian politicians, who did really the impossible things to save Ukraine in the last 3 months), saying “They are Jews! Maydan it’s a Jewish conspiracy!”. As ever, the democratic Ukrainians and the Ukrainian Jews stay on hte same side – for more human rights, for more freedom, for a better life. And this is what Ukraine should be. May HaShem bless!

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