The “Russian Spring” Spreads… Why is CNN Silent?

Voices from Russia

00 Dirty Money Breeds Dirty Politics. 09.12

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On Monday, RF Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin said at an open meeting of the UN Security Council that the Russian government received an appeal from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich requesting that the RF armed forces restore constitutional order in his country, saying, “The Russian President received an appeal from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich”. He quoted a letter in which Yanukovich stated, “The events on the Maidan and the illegal seizure of power in Kiev put the Ukraine on the threshold of a civil war.  In this connection, I turn to Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin with a request to use the armed forces of the Russian Federation to restore the rule of law, peace, law and order, stability and to protect the Ukrainian population”. Churkin read the letter dated 1 March aloud. After that, he showed UN Security Council members a photocopy of the original of…

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