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Ukraine Crisis: International Threat?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/13/ukrainian-shell-russian-border-town-donetsk Russian investigators say a man was killed and a woman injured when a shell fired from Ukrainian territory landed in the courtyard of a private house in the village of Donetsk, in Russia’s Rostov region. The regional centres of Donetsk and Luhansk now contain the main concentration of separatist forces. As these are large […]

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A Vote in Crimea

The Ukrainian conflict has come and gone. Now everyone is wondering what the hell it was. We are still following the development of this case. It seems that from now on Crimea, the former gift of the Russians, is part of Russia again. http://www.haaretz.com/news/world/1.581148 Russian President signs laws completing annexation of Crimea; Russia investors take […]

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A Look Back on Crimea

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/11/ukraine-crisis-russia-sanctions-france Western officials meet in London to discuss asset freezes and travel bans to persuade Moscow to withdraw from Crimea. The French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, has said that sanctions against Russia could begin as early as this week if Moscow does not respond to western proposals to solve the crisis in Ukraine. But the […]

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