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Ukraine: NATO; Crisis vs Luxury; Baba Paraska

A roundup of Ukrainiana‘s December posts: Ukraine and NATO; the math of the Russian-Ukrainian relations; ex-defense minister on “martial economic law”; Ukrainian PM's Chanel necklace and the First Lady's Chanel handbag vs. the president's call “to ‘live without’ expensive foreign-made items in times of crisis”; the beating of Baba Paraska – who “represents the Orange Revolution as Joe the Plumber represents the American middle class” – by the president's guards; and other updates.

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