There have been enough color revolutions—more won't yield progress, but Cairene chaos. So what can the West do?
A political crisis as complex as the country it splits.
Kyiv joining the EU could have deepened the Union's crisis, and Russia's moves aren't from strength.
How America should react.
The sky is not falling.
Eager to see a simple struggle between good and evil, the Western media ignores the presence of crypto-Nazis in the Kyiv protests.
Yanukovych is trying to get Russia and the EU to compete for his affections.
A setback for the West—though maybe not a disaster.
Well-timed pressure, combined with Yanukovych's own domestic worries, kept Ukraine away from the European Union.
A chance to move closer to the European Union—or slide back toward Russia—could be an inflection point in Ukrainian history.
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