乌克兰民主与漠然旁观者

莫斯科 ——

诸如“你们俩都见鬼去吧”这样的话,若出自一个对参选的政治候选人倍感失望的个人之口时,也许还算是一种恰当的回应;但对政府而言,这却是一种危险的情绪。治国的关键便在于抉择。因此,无论出于何种原因而拒绝做出选择,都将是一种推卸责任的行为。

不过看起来,这种冷漠的态度正是整个西方在对待即将到来的乌克兰总统大选第二轮时所持有的立场。由于 2004 年的橙色革命已经蜕变为一场似乎永无尽头的失望之旅,因此大部分西方领导人对于结局都表现出一副无关痛痒的模样:仿佛在二月七日的总统选举中,无论获胜者是尤利娅 • 季莫申科总理、还是其竞争对手维克多·亚努科维奇,都没有差别一样。

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