Germany grooming Klitschko to lead the opposition in Ukraine

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  1. john smith

    john smith Collegiate Registrar (14th class)

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    I wouldn't normal post a Real Jew News article as Brother Nathanael seems a bit cracked but his article does provide hyperlinks for various external articles as reference sources and it would be negligent if I didn't acknowledge the original author of the piece.

    http://www.realjewnews.com/?p=891

    I actually thought Germany would have a more neutral stance given the direct oil pipeline route from Russia that bypasses transit countries and that Ukraine is of no real strategic importance to it and that it was mainly Britain, Sweden and the former Soviet states that are pushing a pro-EU Ukraine agenda.

    It looks like it is reviving its policy in the Balkans by supporting Croatia in the Ukraine.
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    Indeed, it appears Brother Nathaniel is correct, his evident bias against Jews notwithstanding. The law does say you have to be resident in Ukraine for the past 10 years, and although it introduces generous exceptions much the same as those which define permanent residency in other countries, it says you must have lived in Ukraine a minimum of 183 days per calendar year.

    http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general/171794.html

    Does this rule Klitschko out? I don't know; you'd have to know his movements for the past 10 years, but I'd say there is a good chance there are a couple of years in there when he only popped into Ukraine to visit his dear old Mama, if in fact she is still living and still lives in Ukraine.

    The opposition might scream and throw itself about and say the law was expressly written to exclude Klitschko, but they will have their work cut out for them if they want to argue it is unfair - in the USA it is 14 years.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_eligibility_legislation
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    This is interesting boys and girls.

    Fedia Kriukov found this on the Net and posted it elsewhere.
    Purports to be Nuland and US Amb to Ukr plotting the coup.



    As always, one wonders if it's real.

    Guess it is, Obama's spokesman doesn't deny it

    http://thehill.com/blogs/global-affairs/europe/197656-carney-blames-moscow-for-leaked-ukraine-call

    Note the way he avoids the content and blames Russia. Another flunkey has the nerve to say
    “Certainly we think this is a new low in Russian trade-craft in terms of publicizing, posting,"


    If Russia (but Ukr has the capability to intercept phone calls) then Moscow is finally learning how to play the game. Carney's feeble reaction won't work.
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