July 22, 2014

Let Putin Save Face

Angus Roxburgh, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The Russian leader hates being lectured. A change of tack could persuade him to disown Ukraine’s rebels.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin


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