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EU Observer: What is going on in Ukraine?

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Dec. 3, 2013, 12:57 p.m. | Op-ed — by EU Observer

Demonstrators call for the release of imprisoned ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, considered in the West and wind Russia to be a political prison.
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 VILNIUS - Watching hundreds of thousands of people flock to the streets of Ukrainian cities, Western audiences may have a feeling of deja vu and think that a second Orange Revolution is in the making.

Hundreds of EU flags on Ukraine’s squares have prompted many to think the protest is about the country’s relations with the EU.

The violent dispersal of the "Euromaidan" over the weekend has led many others to believe that Ukraine is turning into another Belarus.

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