Ukraine: 1,000 Riot Police vs 50 Crimean Tatars

Ukrainiana critiques TV coverage of the recent clash between nearly a thousand of Ukrainian riot police and 50 Crimean Tatars at Mount Ay-Petri in Crimea – and asks some questions: “Why is it that some have to bear the full brunt of the law while others stay above the law? Why is it that some have to play by the rules while others play with the rules? ‘To my friends, everything; to my enemies, the law.’ Is that the house rule?”

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