WorldViews: The four biggest misconceptions about Ukraine’s protests

By Max Fisher, December 2, 2013

Thousands of protesters have gathered in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, where they are calling for President Viktor Yanukovich to resign after he rejected a deal for closer integration with the European Union. The crisis has to do with Ukraine's geopolitics will it lean toward Europe or toward Russia? as well as its troubled transition to democracy. Colleague Kathy Lally has a nice Q-and-A explainer on the protests.

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