A view shows clashes at Independence Square in Kiev (REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili).
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RT @BrookingsEcon: A discussion of similarities of protesters in Ukraine, Venezeula, etc., who are more pessimistic than they are poor http://t.co/kwGoU8TRaa
Thanks for tuning in to today's @BrookingsFP panel. See more commentary & research on #Ukraine at our topic page: http://t.co/Zio7DLx2c9
RT @steven_pifer: My article in Foreign Policy on how #Russia actions in Crimea violate 1994 Budapest Memorandum for #Ukraine. http://t.co/7kBfDprOY2
Fiona Hill: There is no such thing as "the average Ukrainian." #Ukraine has huge diverse, regional variations.
Hill: Putin is being opportunistic in #Crimea. Local actors often take initiative to get rewards. Must be careful how we interpret events.
RT @BrookingsFP: .@steven_pifer: US has obligation to impose price on Russia action (via Budapest memorandum). | Webcast until 3:30p: http://t.co/f8mn0UjKDq
.@BrookingsFP panel answering questions on #Ukraine, #Crimea, #Russia. Watch live: http://t.co/ickT6qpOT8
RT @HannahThoburn: How #Putin and #Russia use anti-Semitism to divide #Ukraine. My article in @tabletmag. http://t.co/VL3RTgFUbj
Hill: What we hear here in the US & what we hear in #Russia are different; need to be careful about extremist narratives anywhere. #Ukraine
.@MichaelEOHanlon: We need to get away from the "showdown" & get back to encouraging #Ukraine twd necessary economic reform.
RT @BrookingsFP: .@steven_pifer: Russians should be assured it's unlikely in nxt 5-10 yrs that Ukraine joins NATO. | Watch webcast: http://t.co/f8mn0UjKDq
@steven_pifer: There's no way the U.S. & NATO will say to #Russia "No we won't take #Ukraine in." http://t.co/ickT6qpOT8
RT @BrookingsFP: Fiona Hill: What Putin is doing is taking advantage of a moment of weakness. Watch webcast: http://t.co/f8mn0UjKDq
Fiona Hill: Sochi Olympics were mocked by West, but in #Russia they were a huge success & gave Putin's approval ratings a boost. #Ukraine
.@MichaelEOHanlon: U.S. should make it clear we're ready to use economic, targeted sanctions against #Russia if necessary. #Ukraine
RT @BrookingsFP: .@steven_pifer: These are big challenges for a cabinet that is 8 days old. #Ukraine #Crimea
.@steven_pifer stresses the importance of dialogue, military restraint & better understanding of what's happening in Crimea. #Ukraine
Happening Now: @BrookingsFP experts discuss the situation in #Ukraine. Watch live online at http://t.co/ickT6qpOT8 or via CSPAN2
RT @BrookingsFP: .@steven_pifer on challenges facing #ukraine: Get govt up and running; manage econ crisis; "dont' do anything dumb"; deal with #Crimea
.@steven_pifer: A lot of what #Russia is trying to do in #Crimea is destabilize the new govt. #Ukraine has got to get new govt up & running.
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