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13. "RE: Also, For the Record"
In response to message #9
 
   >>I'm not saying the modern-day Ukrainians don't have plenty of latitude
>>for grievance there, obviously, nor that the modern Russian attitude
>>that one can wind that tape back has any validity whatever, but
>>terminologically, if you go back far enough...
>
>"Far enough" being just shy of 100 years. Ukraine only starts to come
>into being in 1917, (before that it was part of Russia, the Ottoman
>Empire, Poland, Lithuania, the Khanate of the Crimea or the Khanate of
>the Golden Horde, depending on location and year).

Hence Putin's claim that Ukraine 'is not a state'. Yeah, the Ukrainians have good reasons to be resentful and angry.

'... some damn fool thing...'


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   RE: Also, For the Record The Traitor Apr-14-14 1
      RE: Also, For the Record MuninsFire Apr-14-14 2
          RE: Also, For the Record ebony14 Apr-15-14 3
              RE: Also, For the Record Gryphonadmin Apr-15-14 5
                  RE: Also, For the Record Mercutio Apr-15-14 6
                      RE: Also, For the Record Gryphonadmin Apr-15-14 7
                          RE: Also, For the Record rwpikul Apr-16-14 9
                             RE: Also, For the Record Prince Charon Apr-19-14 13
                          RE: Also, For the Record Mercutio Apr-16-14 10
                  RE: Also, For the Record McFortner Apr-15-14 8
                      RE: Also, For the Record BobSchroeck Apr-16-14 11
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