Russia on the Attempted Coup in Crimea*
Kiev’s terrorist attack “invasion” of Crimea has killed two Russian servicemen, whereas Ukraine’s claim of a Russian “invasion” and takeover of Crimea did not kill anyone. What’s wrong with the picture?
The answer to that is the most overlooked missing link in the whole Ukraine upheaval. For a coup to become successful legally, it must establish control over the entire country, or it is a failed coup.
Those areas that are able to successfully oppose and reject the coup, who did not vote in the election to validate it cannot be called rebels, because the coup “rebels” overthrew the government in Kiev that Crimeans were loyal to.
Having been a part of Russia during modern history, and the majority population having been Russian, it does not take a rocket scientist to understand Crimea’s urge to reunite with Russia to annul Nikita Khrushchev’s having…
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