Reflections of New Minnesota: Understanding the Ukraine crisis

Two months ago, Ukrainians took to the streets to protest President Viktor Yanukovych's decision not to sign a major partnership deal with the EU. The protests have Ruslana Westerlund is a Ukrainian living in Madison, Wisconsin. She joins Julia Nekessa Opoti to discuss the conflict and how the protests are an indictment of the current administration by Ukrainians. [Audio below]

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Nekessa Opoti

(Julia) Nekessa Opoti is a Minneapolis based journalist.