May 8, 2014

Time for EU to Turn the Heat Up on Putin

Marcin Swiecicki, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

Western leaders remain undecided about their next steps in trying to stop Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine. But one thing has become abundantly clear: their timid efforts so far – personal sanctions, an embargo on weapons exports, and the temporary suspension of Russia’s G-8 membership – have proved to be far from adequate to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to back down.

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