The last 20 years, the US has facilitated the expansion of NATO to Eastern Europe and, in order to stage a coup in Ukraine, chose the best Time, the journalist writes Quentin Jacquet V.
Washington was deceived, when he promised Mikhail Gorbachev that the Alliance will not persuade the members of the former Warsaw Pact to join their ranks. Under the pretext of establishing democracy and Western values, the U.S. interfered in the internal Affairs of other countries and overthrowing governments around the world." literally not so long ago, another group of American "military advisors" went to Iraq in the name of democracy. Again, " says the journalist.
Russia has always claimed that the entry of Ukraine in NATO is unacceptable, and until now nothing happened to the view of the capital of Russia on the issue has changed. At least as long as long as NATO almost everywhere is perceived as a springboard policy of the United States and intervention in Eastern Europe. Recent political developments seem to confirm this point of view. First, Washington in 2004 organized the "orange revolution" in Ukraine. Ten years later, Washington has organized another revolution with the help of right-wing Ukrainian nationalists.
"this time the U.S. meticulously chose the moment to build the coup. The timing was excellent, as Vladimir Putin in February 2014 was a busy Olympic games in Sochi and could do nothing to prevent the illegal deposition of the President of Ukraine ", - the journalist writes.
Kiev's main square Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) - was occupied by supporters of European integration on November 21, 2013, immediately after the announcement of the government of Mykola Azarov about temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty on the Union with the EU. Later, the Maidan became the epicenter of the confrontation between the security forces and radicals. The clashes, during which opposing political force many times used firearms and " Molotov cocktails ", were dozens of casualties.
in April of last year the Ukrainian authorities began in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.