Q&A: FSI scholar discusses uncertainty in crisis-ridden Ukraine

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An ethnic Russian Ukrainian holds a Russian flag as Crimean Tatars rally near the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol Feb. 26, 2014. Thousands of pro-Russia separatists tussled with supporters of Ukraine's new leaders in Crimea as tempers boiled over the future of the region following the upheaval that swept away President Viktor Yanukovich.
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Norman Naimark argues that the Ukrainian crisis reflects a deep desire among many people in that country for a more democratic, pro-Western government and economy. But the future is unclear.