Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left) and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych look at an old Soviet car during their meeting in Glukhiv, 500 km outside Moscow, on September 17. The two leaders celebrated their nations’ increasingly warm ties by driving vintage cars from Russia to Ukraine.(MYKHAYLO MARKIV/AFP/Getty Images)
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left) and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych look at an old Soviet car during their meeting in Glukhiv, 500 km outside Moscow, on September 17. The two leaders celebrated their nations’ increasingly warm ties by driving vintage cars from Russia to Ukraine.
(MYKHAYLO MARKIV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Quietly Takes Over Ukraine

September 24, 2010  •  From theTrumpet.com
Russia ropes another errant country back into the fold.
 

In recent years, Russia and Ukraine have not been good friends. The Orange Revolution in 2004 swept Ukraine away from Russia forever and into the open arms of the West—or so it seemed.

Now, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych drive vintage rally cars together to highlight what good buddies they are.

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