July 18, 2014
MH17 Spells Disaster for Putin
Romesh Ratnesar, Bloomberg Businessweek
The Associated Press
The apparent downing of Malaysia Airlines (MAS:MK) flight MH17, possibly by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, is a horrifying tragedy for the families of the 295 passengers and crew members on board. As a possible turning point in the confrontation between Russia and the West over Moscow’s ongoing campaign to destabilize Ukraine, it could also spell serious trouble for Vladimir Putin.
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