Why have Ukrainians been protesting since November? It's a question you might feel strange asking in February. But not to worry, The Washington Post has put together a helpful video that explains the crisis in two minutes (above), along with a related primer: 9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask. A deeper analysis can be found in the pages of The New York Review of Books.
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