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Ukraine goes Belarus?

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/368831/ukraine-goes-belarus-andrew-stuttaford

Writing in the New York Review of Books, historian Tim Snyder takes a look at where things stand in Ukraine:On paper, Ukraine is now a dictatorship. President Viktor Yanukovych, in having the deputies of his Party of Regions endorse an extraordinary packet of legislation, has arrogated decisive political power to himself. After hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians spent weeks in the cold demonstrating for basic human rights and a stronger association with Europe, the president has responded with a violation of human rights and a rather sad imitation of Russia.In procedure and in content the laws “passed” by the Ukrainian
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