Crisis in the Ukraine

1425 WordsFeb 23, 20186 Pages
Crisis in the Ukraine Ukraine Crisis has been the main hot global issue of the 2014. Two nations, Ukraine and Russia, were and are all over the internet, newspapers and newscasts. What is going on in nations that have their reputation of being the nation of the hot girls? Before we dig in any further, let’s look at the historical background of these two nations. Past is one of the most important factors that one should be never underestimate when one wants to know about the current circumstances. Ukraine was not a free country at first and it had to go through a lot before it became an independent nation. Ukraine was the part of the Russian state since the 17th century. In 1918, Ukraine declares its independence but the Communist Red Army reconquers the Ukraine for the Soviet Union in 1921. About ten years after the reconquering the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, starves about 7 million Ukrainians by gathering all the crops there were in order to earn money that is required on the pretext of industrialization of the Soviet Union. Crimea, one of the main causes of this crisis, was actually given to the Ukraine in 1954 by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, supposedly to strengthen brotherly bonds despite of the fact that majority of the population was Russian. Finally, in 1991, the Soviet Collapses and the Ukraine declares its independence. The current crisis began in November of 2013, when the now deposed Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, refused to

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