April 14, 2014
Imagining an Invasion on Putin's Doorstep
Christian Caryl, Foreign Policy
The Associated Press
The challenge to the post-revolutionary administration in Kiev was clear: A failure to respond firmly to the militias would undermine the authority of the government, but confronting them with force could also cause casualties that could be used by the Kremlin as a pretext to unleash the 40,000 troops it has massed on the border.
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