Stage set for Tymoshenko
Yulia Tymoshenko may have spent time in a Ukraine prison, but she is someone the Russians are willing to do business with, writes Seamus Martin.
The action in Ukraine has now moved to the diplomatic front with, in Churchill's phrase, ''jaw, jaw better than war, war. Russia's position has not been fully disclosed in public, but sources have confirmed that Crimea will remain an integral part of Ukraine if certain conditions are met. These include a return to Crimea's original autonomy within Ukraine, removal of far-right leaders from the Ukrainian power structures, safeguarding of Russia's naval base in Sevastopol and...
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