Contrasting uprisings: Syria and Ukraine

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Ripples from the international community’s handling of the Syria crisis in the Middle East North Africa region is impacting on the rising global tension over the ousting of Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yushchenko. 

As we approach the three-year anniversary of the start of the Syria conflict, Bishops’ MENA consultant Dr Harry Hagopian contrasts the Ukraine uprising with the ability of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad to hold onto power in Damascus.


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