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Ukrainian Saga Continues

Just as rabbits, possums, and some other animals(goats with certain genes,"involuntarily"), may feign death in an attempt to ward off predation, so do some political cadres do the same to maintain a sense of insulation or stability ultimately, and perhaps ironically. Though it was thought that there was a certain "truce", perhaps this was just a clever slight of hand.

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Fainting goats;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we9_CdNPuJg

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Where it will lead is perhaps based on certain analysis of Yanukovich's intentions. Is he striking back in an act of vengeance upon the protestors who ultimately impersonally and as a mass, drove him from power per se. Was the truce all part of a great "hammer and anvil"-esque plan, to feign retreat only to assume a greater sort of flanking "leverage" per se, figuratively speaking, perhaps no one can say.

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False retreat to hammer and anvil counter attack was used by Alexander the Great's forces per se, at the battle of Chaeronea in ye olde 338 BC.

http://quizlet.com/36380200/war-battles-flash-cards/

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Either way, perhaps it is somewhat ironic in that just after reflecting on the "duality" of Putin hehe, if one could call it that, that this situation takes on a certain Janus-esque quality its self, perhaps it was in the cards given the influences at play potentially in the country, but either way, it should be an all the more interesting situation ultimately none the less.

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For investing perhaps their are positives, which may perhaps be limited, perhaps due to another month of two of required "progress" in this certain stage of stability/instability to see where things lie per se, and to think about market-risk as well per se.

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If violence does continue, the value of capital in the country may be driven lower, although of course presumably its already quite low. Sanctions of various sorts could also put somewhat of a crimp into the liquidity per se of capital as well, as could a potential rewriting of various "how-to"s concerning the market norms of the region, perhaps the market structure of investment in the region will be reconfigured, with new individual and institutional gate keepers, per se, and new sorts of "contracts" per se, by the time this is all said and done, so perhaps that should be taken into account. Hence, perhaps if there is a break down in "contract" norms per se, as well as sanctions, it could be sort of rough per se, for investments here. On the other hand, most people would probably be hard pressed for buyers for real-estate right on the main square there in Kiev, Ukraine, seeing as how its a little "ashen" as of late, and if anyone was unfortunate enough to be selling into this sort of supply/demand paradigm, surely there might be a great opportunity to have a nice get away on the Champs-Elysees of Ukraine per se, if that seems enticing, and one can somehow familiarize one's self with the sellers in said market.

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Either way, perhaps this is just another sort of extension of the Daiyu islands situation that was cited earlier, namely the re-configuration of identities concerning boundaries and nationalism per se, post 1990 and perhaps this will all settle down one way or another.

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In other news of the region, the somewhat famed Russian punk-protest/art band P Riot was dislodged from the site/set of one of there most recent music videos by a group of, I kid you not, Cossack policeman, wielding what looks like livestock inspired whips. After witnessing through videos, this, perhaps, we should just be grateful that these aren't the individuals dealing with the protests in Ukraine, for presumably they would live up to their age old tendencies for rebellion opposition per se, in being somewhat heavy handed with the situation. Either way, this is perhaps a really interesting time for this region perhaps. We have the Cossacks perhaps being given more limelight as the sort of inheritors of the "servants of the Tzar" mantle that they once embodied. All the whilst we have Eastern Europe trying to form an identity, whilst being the former capital of(Kiev) "Russia", all the whilst being lured by the temptations of the west, and the people of Ukraine, being sort of caught in the middle, with sort of anti-government in general nationalists per se, fueling the protests and making things even more complicated.

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Either way, perhaps the truce in this situation was only for those who believed in it per se, just like so many other situations, but hopefully all will be just fine, and everyone can relax, and drink some Bellini's in that old famous port city of yore, made famous by various Russian short stories, Yalta, after this is all said and done. May everyone's investments continue to be successful, or turn a new leaf per se if otherwise.

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For some fun reading, Russian short stories can be really great, Cervantes is perhaps the Spanish equivalent of great short story writers, but perhaps the Russians take this cake hands down, with the likes of Nabokov(sort of Russian),Chekhov, Pushkin, Gogol, and Turgenev, and to an extent Tolstoy, really making the field of Russian short stories, a really great genre per se in general, for relaxing, not to long-winded stories; for the short story mentioned above, here is a great and somewhat perhaps uplifting but simultaneously melancholy tale, as is par for the course per se, for this genre, with Chekhov's short story; "The Lady With The Dog"(set in Yalta);

http://www.online-literature.com/wilde/1297/