17 October 2014:

Putin, like any thug, respects strength. While Ukraine is weak, there is no use expecting any sanity from his side
Ohryzko: Putin may make concessions in Milan, because the sanctions are making catastrophic effect on the Russian economy
Bardin: Today a great many of people in Russia are seized with depression – our nearest neighbor suddenly has become an enemy
Borislav Bereza: on Shufrich's place I would hide somewhere and do not provoke people
Grach: Yanukovych's accomplices have power in the Crimea, it is necessary to carry out lustration following Kiev’s example here
Sadovyi: Russia does not respect the weak, that is why we have to be strong and refuse to take its gas at the expense of energy savings and reverse supplies