There “cannot be a more bitter date for contemporary Russia than August 24, 1991,” Yevgeny Ikhlov says, when Ukraine proclaimed its independence and thus showed the bankruptcy of all three Muscovite imperial projects: the Orthodox Third Rome, a European Russian Empire, and “’the new historical community of the Soviet people.’” In a commentary on the…

via Ukrainian independence exposed bankruptcy of all three Russian imperial projects, Ikhlov says — Euromaidan Press

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