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The EU's $15 billion aid package says as much about what Europe is doing to correct its dealings with Russia as about its commitment to Ukraine.
To the west of Ukraine sits Transnistria, a tiny statelet that broke away from Moldova and is now stuck in a Soviet limbo.
One of Europe's most comprehensive welfare states is trying to build a 'participation society' – asking people to do more to help each other before turning to the government for aid.
'Russian' soldiers without names or nationality, defecting soldiers who haven't defected – it's all just the norm in Crimea these days.
The Kremlin seems ready to detach Crimea, a Russian-speaking enclave and naval base, from Ukraine, but don't call it annexation – yet.
The threat of war with Russia has dominated Ukraine's agenda in recent days, but its economic predicament is nearly as urgent.
Britain appears to want to protect London's lucrative financial industry from the repercussions of any sanctions targeting Russian or Ukrainian officials.
Russia has invoked the need to protect its citizens and kinfolk in troubled foreign lands.
European leaders have been loudly critical of Russia's military intervention, but trade and energy realities limit the options available to respond.
Ukraine's confrontation with Russia over Crimea deepened today, with claims that Ukraine's top admiral defected and Russian troop movements in the peninsula.