Russia and Ukraine's conflict explained Crimea: A Look Inside the New Russian 2 days ago   06:10

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What's going on between Russia and Ukraine? From natural gas theft to Russia's seizure of Ukrainian gunboats, here's everything you need to know about the two former Soviet states. #Ukraine #Russia #Soviet

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Rex Mathew
Propoganda... Try harder next time
Glory Russia
Total BS. Ukraine was made up from scratch by the Soviet government in the first part of the XX century, given its own "language" which is NOT alanguage but a DIALECT (unrefined more privitive Russian). Ukrainians are RUSSIANS. The little bit of Ukrainians are leftovers of the West mizes, and those have always been NAZI. In the Great Patriotic War (2 WW) those nazi waere helping Hitler, hanging their own people and killing even children. That small nazi sado-fascistic hating Rusia element has always presented, but unfortunately Russia did not do anything about that. VAST MAJORITY of Ukraine were (until the late years when they are turned into "another nation" with propaganda) - they are RUSSIANS. We are the same people. Just NAZI UKROS and WASHINGTON have succeeded for the last 25+ years, and did manage to bring up a new generation of haters. Shame on your CIA scam lies. Shame on your bosses. Pirates you are, always have been. The blood of children in Donbass/Lugansk and ALL OTHER territory of raped Ukraine is on YOUR hands.
It's done by America to weaken Russia. America is a war-mongerer!
Steven Vayn
Excellent documentary you cleared up a lot of confusion.
yung cash register
Holodomor, Chernobyl, annexation of Crimea and probably much more. Russian just cannot stop torturing Ukraine.
Sum Guy
Ukrainians don't care about your geopolitical concerns, Mr. Putin!
They are a free and sovereign nation, and can associate with whom the will of their people entices them.
You get no say, unless you abandon your Russian citizenship, and legally obtain your Ukrainian one!
John Boulougouris
Putin is right.U.S using Ukraine to destabilise Russia that's a will obliterate any one.Fact.And Ukraine want to join E.U and NATO bad mistake.
Great video but I am still very confused by all this.
Well, well, well.
Context for boat incident completely missed (like Poroshenko's preelection situation) as well some important parts conveniently missed out (like boats trying to push through on full speed ignoring the warnings).
As for Yanukovich's plans about European integration plans, it's a bs/lie. He DIDN't cancel negotiations. He has put them on hold because he wanted to try negotiating better terms. After that opposition and their backers seized their chance to start the chaos.
Crimean russian troops were not sent; they were already there. Eatern ukrainian situation completely missed out. 10.000 (now 13.000) were killed on BOTH sides.
This narrator is neither neutral nor decent in this.
AsiA I.
fk Ukraine a khazarian Ashkenazi fake jew loving shitholE' country,  Ukraine  is puppet to America  hurry up and fkg diE' cockroacH'
Tigerlord Man
10000 have been killed by Ukraine and separatists, not only by separatists. Only that fact prooves that this is just a propaganda video.
fabrizio bongini
Why didn’t you mention that since Crimea became part of the Russian Empire in late 18th century, it was always a russian territory untill 1954 when Krusciov in one night decided to give it to Ukraine?
Maisey Yurtaev
Please get some knowledge about Crimea.
Nicky Chuaybamrung
The Russia have had enough for USS related any language but Ukrainian
The worldwide didn't recognised but that because US delays from Cremea of Russia interest indicated self proclamation . UN members would drive on chaos a meaning of cold war , as unfortunate put its an account
Ukraine should to closed it's border along with brotherhood for a reason and contemporaries policy with EU their sovereign nation and move on to NATO members
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4:10 killed by whom? Those are casualties of war, its not like rebels just executed those people
manoj kumar
putin is a dude. finally a man who have guts to counter american allies.
Lewis C.
God bless Russia and Putin!
Andriy Ivanchenko
Why still use the name Russia in English? There is no such country on the world map. On the map there is a country Rossia.Rus is not Rossia. Rossia is not Rus. Russia is the wrong name. You are wrong But where did this error come from?
surprisingly good information in here.
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Crimea: A Look Inside the New Russian Russia and Ukraine's conflict explained 2 days ago   15:48

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Days after Ukraine’s president was toppled from power during the Euromaidan revolution, Russian soldiers and local proxies took control of the strategically important Crimean peninsula and surrounded Ukrainian troops in their bases. Unhappy with the change in government in Kiev and using the unfounded fear of the Russian language being restricted, Russia made a bid for control in the region.

Following an illegal and fraudulent referendum on whether Crimea would become a part of Russia or not, Russia then formally annexed the peninsula — a move which was widely condemned by the international community. Russia had, in one quick and mostly bloodless takeover, reminded the world of its power, and made the West in its poor handling of the situation appear weak.

VICE News headed to Crimea to see how the change in rulers has gone down with the local population. Some residents welcomed Russia and the prospect of a greater economic future, while others feared losing their freedom to speak out, and did not like the idea of becoming pawns in Russia's military muscle flexing.

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