'Most people in Ukraine are neither loyal Russians nor fascists'
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We look at reactions in the Belgian, German, Ukraine, Russian, British and US press to events in eastern Ukraine. Tension is escalating, diplomacy fraught. James Meek in Kiev Post/The Guardian says discussion fuels a Putinite consensus that 'if you live in Ukraine, you must either be a loyal vassal to Russia or a fascist'. One comment piece, meanwhile, in The Moscow Times argues that Russia is in fact in a weak position.