July 23, 2014
Why Putin Isn't Afraid of Europe
Mark Whitehouse, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
Why can't Europe's leaders bring themselves to impose tough sanctions on Russia after the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet disaster? One explanation is that economic ties to Russia, a major supplier of energy, trump the moral imperative to punish President Vladimir Putin for his support of separatists in Ukraine.
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