Black Cats in a Dark Room: Moscow’s Denials of Military Involvement in Eastern Ukraine

Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 11 Issue: 75 April 23, 2014 07:07 PM Age: 13 days By: Roger McDermott   Pro-Russian masked gunmen in Donentsk, April 22 (Source: AFP) Denials by Russia’s political-military leadership concerning alleged military involvement in eastern Ukraine are unsurprising and bear a resemblance to the official line on Crimea, until President…