I don’t know the relevance or status of this agreement, which, presumably was signed by the Yanukovych regime. What’s clear is that a lot of powerful people and institutions have skin in the game.
If Ukrainians want to avoid being pawns on the Grand Chess board, they need to use this crises to secure some rights. I recommend:
1. Gun Ownership
2. Local Autonomy
3. Competing Currencies
4. Unilateral Free trade