Putin's Deal Is No Gift to Gas-Junkie Ukraine

A big part of the deal in dispute was what Russian President Vladimir Putin described as a "fraternal" 33 percent discount on the price that Ukraine pays for natural gas imports. So why aren't Ukrainians more grateful to their bigger brother?

Amazingly, tens of thousands of Ukrainians are still braving the winter cold to protest what they consider to be the sale of their country's future to Russia.

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