Very Very Not Good News

Ukrainian police reportedly fire on Russian “activists” in East Ukraine.  Activists taking over government buildings in more towns.  This against the background of a poll showing that two thirds of residents of Donetsk region do *not* want Russian rule.   So, a Russian takeover of East Ukraine would not even have the flimsy legitimacy that it did in Crimea — where  a majority of the population almost certainly *did* want Russian rule.

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-27005783

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