Ten quotes to describe Ukraine today situation: Garry Kasparov, Olga Kurylenko, Viktor Yushchenko, Victor Pinchuk, Yulia Tymoshenko, Bob Schaffer, Putin, Mike Rogers and Senator Mr Kerry.
Ukraine had quite serious impact on the many Russians. They could see that ordinary people in Ukraine which is a bordering state, very close to Russia, the people of this state are, they didn’t want to tolerate anymore the power abuse by Ukrainian officials. Garry Kasparov.
I grew up in the Ukraine and then I went to Paris in 1996. I went there because there was a modeling agency that invited me there to work so I thought, ‘Sure…’ When you live in a small town in the Ukraine, you definitely want to go to Paris. Olga Kurylenko.
There is only one conflict in Ukraine today and it is between the regime and the people. Viktor Yushchenko.
I am a citizen of the world, and also a citizen of Ukraine. Victor Pinchuk.
Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks; our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We’re the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states. Yulia Tymoshenko.
The demonstrators in Ukraine will persevere and succeed, or grow tired, cold and fade. Bob Schaffer.
The recent history of Ukraine is replete with dead journalists, beaten journalists, news agencies being shut down, and politicians being injured or killed. Most are killed in mysterious auto accidents. Bob Schaffer.
I believe that the Europeans, first and foremost, the Germans, will also understand me… Our nation… unequivocally supported the sincere, unstoppable desire of the Germans for national unity. I am confident that you have not forgotten this, and I expect that the citizens of Germany will also support the aspiration of the Russians, of historical Russia, to restore unity. Putin.
There’s not a lot of options on the table, candidly … Putin is playing chess and we are playing marbles. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers.
We don’t want this to be a larger confrontation. We are not looking for a U.S.-Russia East-West redux here. Mr Kerry.