East Ukraine’s Donetsk Declares Itself Sovereign: Asks Putin To “Consider Absorption” Of Newly Independent State
by Tyler Durden
Just as we predicted last week, Crimea 2.0 is here.
DONETSK PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC DECLARES ITSELF SOVEREIGN STATE: RIA
UKRAINIAN SEPARATIST LEADER PUSHILIN SAYS ASKING MOSCOW TO CONSIDER THE ABSORBTION OF DONETSK REGION INTO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
While Putin has not yet confirmed it will, begrudgingly, annex Donetsk as a reminder earlier today the Kremlin said it “respects” the independence vote and calls for a “civilized implementation.” And what could be more civilized than annexing two regions of Ukraine in under two months without firing a single shot?