April 30, 2014

A War in Europe Is No Longer Unthinkable

Der Spiegel, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Following the apparent failure of the Geneva agreements, the inconceivable suddenly seems possible: the invasion of eastern Ukraine by the Russian army. Fears are growing in the West of the breakout of a new war in Europe.

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