April 24, 2014

How Obama Can Get Putin's Attention

Richard Lourie, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

The crisis in Ukraine has generated reams of nonsense. The acting president of Ukraine, for example, requested the United Nations to send in a peacekeeping force to Ukraine, apparently forgetting that this would need to be approved by the Security Council, where Russia has veto power. This was a foolish error that was motivated either by ignorance or desperation. The president of the Czech Republic has called for sending NATO troops into Ukraine.

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TAGGED: Kaliningrad, NATO, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama Administration

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