Ukraine situation

Do you think that the whole thing about impeachment will harm our relationship with Ukraine? Do you think Russia can build its presence there again? All of this quid pro quo thing, withholding military aid, will make us look like unreliable allies.

3 months ago
SilentEyes · 3 months ago

Difficult to answer that question right now.
When you think about it, Ukrainians are Russians. They speak the same language (or almost identical), they have the same religion, history (the beginnings of modern Russian were in the so-called Kievan Rus).
However, this conflict over Crimea and Donbas, has resulted in a lot of people hating Russians. And it is difficult to let go of hatred, especially with nations that are so similar. It is the so-called narcissism of small differences.