July 10, 2014

For Better or Worse, Russia Not Isolated

Mark Adomanis, Moscow Times

The Associated Press

During the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the U.S. State Department has frequently invoked Russia's "isolation" from the "international community." To listen to the press releases coming out of Washington, Russia's actions in Crimea have made it an outcast, a rogue state that is no longer welcome among the community of "responsible nations."

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