Tag: Pro-soviet

Crimea’s Russians Want Soviet Past Not Russian Present, ‘Novaya Gazeta’ Commentator Says

September 2, 2014

Staunton, September 1 – “Crimea never was pro-Russian – it did not know and could not know post-Soviet Russia,” Pavel Kazarin says. “Instead, over the course of the last quarter of a century,” the Ukrainian peninsula was “pro-Soviet,” something that is going to create problems for Moscow there in the near term. That confusion is […]