February 20, 2014

Global Implications of the Ukraine Conflict

Uwe Klussmann, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

The bloody conflict in Ukraine could trigger yet another confrontation between the West and Russia. Dominance in Europe is at stake on the geopolitical chess board. While Ukraine itself could descend into civil war.

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