(08-08-2014, 04:57 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote: It appears that Canada like other like-minded countries won't just sit idly by and watch
Oh the US been involved in Ukraine's affairs for decades to "promote" their preferred govt. just as Russia has done. Putin didn't cause this.
Involvement of outside forces
Activists in each of these movements were funded and trained in tactics of political organisation and nonviolent resistance by a coalition of Western pollsters and professional consultants who were partly funded by a range of Western government and non-government agencies but received most of their funding from domestic sources.[nb 2] According to The Guardian, the foreign donours included the U.S. State Department and USAID along with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, the International Republican Institute, the NGO Freedom House and George Soros's Open Society Institute. The National Endowment for Democracy, a foundation supported by the U.S. government, has supported non-governmental democracy-building efforts in Ukraine since 1988. Writings on nonviolent struggle by Gene Sharp contributed in forming the strategic basis of the student campaigns.