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Revolution in Ukraine? Yes, please! Revolution in France? Rule of law!

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While Western governments and commentators denounced the Ukrainian government of Viktor Yanukovych and urged that he give in to protesters’ demands five years ago, this time around, they are denouncing the French protesters and urging President Emmanuel Macron, whose popularity stands at about 25 percent, to stand firm against dissatisfied citizens.

Western media coverage has also differed drastically with reports describing French protesters as rioters, while Ukrainian protesters were described as revolutionaries. The contrasting reaction has prompted many to ask the question: If a so-called revolution is allowed to happen (and even applauded) in Ukraine, why not in France?

Ukraine: Regime Change!!
France: Respect the Law!!

The European Union very well represented in this hypocrite...😷 https://t.co/ad168H8Syv

#France protests spreadhttps://t.co/V1ixt1RpKW
Reminder: When similar scale protests in Libya Syria Iran & Ukraine (in contrast to when in US UK allies eg SaudiArabia & Bahrain), the West urged overthrow of their govts, and our media reported them not as riots but revolutions

French police have cracked down on the ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters in bloody clashes, during which water cannons and tear gas were deployed to disperse huge crowds, who responded by throwing........

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