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Why Is Petro Poroshenko Selling Chocolate to Terrorists?

El Presidente maintains lucrative business with the same "aggressor state" he claims is attacking him


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Petro Poroshenko, still occasionally recognized as president of the territory formerly known as Ukraine, is infamous for his chicken-little histrionics vis-a-vis the "Russian aggression" against his country - actually a war Kiev launched against its own people who refuse to support the unconstitutional coup. But it does serve as a convenient distraction for Ukraine's massive domestic problems.

\"Just hit me! Please! Come on just a little!\" Bear: \"Patience is a virtue in a world of idiots\"
"Just hit me! Please! Come on just a little!" Bear: "Patience is a virtue in a world of idiots"

The unfortunate denizens of Donbass, says Petro and his pathetic posse, are not desperately resisting radical neo-Nazi wannabes determined to wipe them off the map simply for not subscribing to Galatian Banderism. They are in fact, in the words of Poroshenko and his favorite Winnie-the-Pooh character (see photo) - terrorists.

The Prime Minister of Ukraine
The Prime Minister of Ukraine

Of course, El Presidente is also renowned as the proprietor of Roshen confectionary, which during his putsch-proffered "presidential election" last year, he promised to sell if he were elected. Not only has he deliberately raised the price to avoid selling, but Petro and the Chocolate Factory continue producing and selling their product in Russia, that is, precisely the country of the alleged "invading terrorists":

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Roshen chocolates, photographed (7 Nov 2015) in a supermarket in Moscow

So the question arises - why is the president of Ukraine making millions of dollars selling chocolate to the country that he claims is invading his country? A very strange way to deal with an "aggressor state." Petro may deny that Russians and Ukrainians are brothers - but they certainly still are his customers


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