Crimea: Ukraine's next flashpoint?

Crimea: Ukraine's next flashpoint?

There are 23 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 24, 2014, titled Crimea: Ukraine's next flashpoint?. In it, Newsday reports that:

In fleeing revolutionary Kiev on Friday, Ukraine's now ex-President Viktor Yanukovych chose to fly to his stronghold in the south-east of the country before heading to Crimea in the deep south.

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Helsen Jozef

Belgium

#1 Feb 25, 2014
I Love the Crimea, wonder beautiful country. I hope that the Crimea want to be a part of that so beautiful Ukraïne and that so wonderful people from Ukraïne and the Crimea.

Since: Sep 07

Izhevsk, Russia

#3 Feb 25, 2014
I love the Crimea too.
Ukraine is a sinking boat. Only chance for Crimea is to leave it as fast as they can.
Canuck

Canora, Canada

#4 Feb 27, 2014
Member of the Western backed Nazi government does a breathtaking performance.
Ukraine really does have talent....LMAO

http://rt.com/news/ukraine-radical-attacks-pr...
PAUL SHYKORA arts

Calgary, Canada

#5 Feb 27, 2014
..RUSSIA May.. invade....here

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#6 Feb 27, 2014
'It is impossible to bring Crimea to the brink of separation'- expert
http://voiceofrussia.com/2014_02_28/It-is-imp...
"I don’t think it is possible to shatter Crimea and to bring it to the brink of separation. There are not many people obsessed with the idea of separation. There are not many super activists, like those who were protesting in the Maidan," Valery Semenenko, Deputy Chairman of the Ukrainians of Russia Organization, told The Voice of Russia.
haha2

Plymouth, UK

#7 Feb 28, 2014
Yeah cause almost all of the Crimean population are Russians. Thats why this Russian scum Yanukovich is flying there to be welcomed by his comrads. To show that at least he's got some support left in there, among his fellow Russian immigrants within Ukraine.
rio

Bromley, UK

#8 Feb 28, 2014
haha2 wrote:
Yeah cause almost all of the Crimean population are Russians. Thats why this Russian scum Yanukovich is flying there to be welcomed by his comrads. To show that at least he's got some support left in there, among his fellow Russian immigrants within Ukraine.
Crimea was always Russian.

It was stolen from Russia and given to Ukraine by a bloody Ukrainian dictator; Krutshev !!

At the end of the Soviet Union, Russia should have taken it back; by force if necessary!!!
PROUD TO BE SERB

Cumberland Park, Australia

#9 Feb 28, 2014
Bycha wrote:
I love the Crimea too.
Ukraine is a sinking boat. Only chance for Crimea is to leave it as fast as they can.
Correct .
PROUD TO BE SERB

Cumberland Park, Australia

#10 Feb 28, 2014
rio wrote:
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Crimea was always Russian.
It was stolen from Russia and given to Ukraine by a bloody Ukrainian dictator; Krutshev !!
At the end of the Soviet Union, Russia should have taken it back; by force if necessary!!!
Not only Crimea , Alaska too.

Alaska is Russia . Dot Stop.

Alaska is not America . Dot Stop.
rio

Bromley, UK

#11 Feb 28, 2014
PROUD TO BE SERB wrote:
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Not only Crimea , Alaska too.
Alaska is Russia . Dot Stop.
Alaska is not America . Dot Stop.
I love it !!!!

Long live Russia !!!!!
Just a thought

Beloit, WI

#12 Feb 28, 2014
You're not going to go on endlessly about the"Zionists genocide"in the Ukraine,are you?Let's get it over with right away.Sod off.
rio wrote:
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I love it !!!!
Long live Russia !!!!!
CANADEZOS

Toronto, Canada

#13 Feb 28, 2014
CRIMEA BELONGS TO GREECE!===>>>> NOT TO THE SLAVIC TATAR MONGOLS! ALL CITTIES HAD GREEK ORIGINAL GREEK NAMES==>>LIKE ODESSA, SEVASTOPOLIS, SIMFEROPOLIS, CHERSONESOS, OLBIA, HYPANIS, THEODOSIA, KERKINITIS,NYMPHAION, KIMERIKON, PHANAGORIA, HERMONASSA, GORGIPPIA, TANAIS,TAURICA, TYRAS, PERIPLUS, LEUKON,==>>ALL ANCIENT GREEK CITIES!! POPULATED BY GREEKS!WAY BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE SLAVIC INVADERS!!!
CANADEZOS

Toronto, Canada

#14 Feb 28, 2014
PROUD TO BE SERB wrote:
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Correct .
CRIMEA SHOULD BE RETURNED BACK TO THE ORIGINAL OWNERS===>>>THE GREEKS!
CRIMEA BELONGS TO GREECE!===>>>> NOT TO THE SLAVIC TATAR MONGOLS! ALL CITTIES HAD GREEK ORIGINAL GREEK NAMES==>>LIKE ODESSA, SEVASTOPOLIS, SIMFEROPOLIS, CHERSONESOS, OLBIA, HYPANIS, THEODOSIA, KERKINITIS,NYMPHAION, KIMERIKON, PHANAGORIA, HERMONASSA, GORGIPPIA, TANAIS,TAURICA, TYRAS, PERIPLUS, LEUKON,==>>ALL ANCIENT GREEK CITIES!!
CANADEZOS

Toronto, Canada

#15 Feb 28, 2014
Helsen Jozef wrote:
I Love the Crimea, wonder beautiful country. I hope that the Crimea want to be a part of that so beautiful Ukraïne and that so wonderful people from Ukraïne and the Crimea.
THAT'S BECAUSE THEY ARE OF GREEK ORIGIN!!!!!
lol

Pickering, Canada

#16 Feb 28, 2014
PROUD TO BE SERB wrote:
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Not only Crimea , Alaska too.
Alaska is Russia . Dot Stop.
Alaska is not America . Dot Stop.
Russia sold Alaska to US. Why doesn't Russia take Alaska from US? Maybe because US is not Ukraine. C'mon man. Stop talking crazy.
hahaha

Plymouth, UK

#17 Mar 1, 2014
rio wrote:
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Crimea was always Russian.
It was stolen from Russia and given to Ukraine by a bloody Ukrainian dictator; Krutshev !!
At the end of the Soviet Union, Russia should have taken it back; by force if necessary!!!
It does not matter, Russia did not take it back, so its their own fault, therefore right now its Ukraine, and Russians must fck off back to mother Russia. Fair enough.
Oliver Cromwell

Blackburn, UK

#18 Mar 1, 2014
hahaha wrote:
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It does not matter, Russia did not take it back, so its their own fault, therefore right now its Ukraine, and Russians must fck off back to mother Russia. Fair enough.
The fact is Clown the Reich has been on a Global rampage for far too long,the Russians have just drawn a line,no matter what you or those bastards in Washington think the Russian WILL secure their Western border and there isn't a damn thing you or anyone can do about it.
Avenger

Cambridge, Canada

#19 Mar 1, 2014
Oliver Cromwell wrote:
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The fact is Clown the Reich has been on a Global rampage for far too long,the Russians have just drawn a line,no matter what you or those bastards in Washington think the Russian WILL secure their Western border and there isn't a damn thing you or anyone can do about it.
Kremlin Crummy is pumping the invasion.
Shocker would have never guessed. Hehe

Since: Nov 09

Location hidden

#20 Mar 1, 2014
USA currently has some 600 of seals in Romania, so let`s see, if Americans are as tough as they think of themseles.

Where is Jay?))
dunadd

Greensboro, NC

#21 Mar 1, 2014
get this through those skulls of yours, wherever Russian has set foot, that is Russia. NYC and Cam Ranh bay are both Russian because foot of Russian has been there.
Why is that so hard to figure out?

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