March 3, 2014

Kerry and NATO Must Calm Down and Back Off

Jon Steele, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The hysterical reaction to Russian military movements in Crimea won't help. Only Kiev can stop this crisis becoming a catastrophe.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, NATO Alliance, John Kerry


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