Ukraine’s Chocolate King Oligarch — Daniel McAdams on Scott Horton Show

by | Jul 1, 2014

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RPI Director Daniel McAdams is back on the Scott Horton Show to discuss the latest events in Ukraine, which continues to burn as much attention focuses on the implosion of Iraq. The protests in Kiev were supposed to be against the oligarchic misrule of Ukraine, yet one of the most powerful oligarchs has taken over the presidency.

Ethnic cleansing of eastern Ukraine has begun, with a new UN report finding that over 100,000 refiugees have escaped to Russia.

What might we expect in Ukraine, as IMF austerity begins to take effect and Kiev military forces continue to bombard civilian populations in the east? Listen to McAdams and Horton discuss the issue here:

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  • Daniel McAdams

    Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and co-Producer/co-Host, Ron Paul Liberty Report. Daniel served as the foreign affairs, civil liberties, and defense/intel policy advisor to U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, MD (R-Texas) from 2001 until Dr. Paul’s retirement at the end of 2012. From 1993-1999 he worked as a journalist based in Budapest, Hungary, and traveled through the former communist bloc as a human rights monitor and election observer.