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1991: When America Tried to Keep Ukraine in the USSR

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05/12/2022Ryan McMaken

In the final days of the Soviet Union, the Washington establishment was convinced nationalism was a greater threat than Soviet despotism. Thus, George Bush tried to prop up the USSR and prevent Ukrainian secession.

Original Article: "1991: When America Tried to Keep Ukraine in the USSR"

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1991: When America Tried to Keep Ukraine in the USSR
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