by Chris Black
This is a based judo move on Putin’s behalf.
For hundreds of years, Ukrainians were Russian, and “Ukrainian language” was a bastardized version of Russian using Polish words and strange grammar.
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So, all of these people now have the option of just embracing Russian identity, becoming Russian again, and forgetting about this experiment in independence, which is just an artefact of the collapse of the USSR.
Putin has signed a decree expanding a fast track to Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians t.co/64m2vXcHLc
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