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Today’s news from Ukraine is grim. It’s increasingly clear that Putin believes he has an opportunity to move in the Crimea, and perhaps to take eastern portions of Ukraine for Russia, while destabilizing the new government in Kiev. So far the American reaction has been pathetically weak: a few words from Kerry and Obama but no action. Not even diplomatic action like a UN Security Council session or a meeting of the NATO Council, or a Kerry visit to Kiev. Read more »
Recently I criticized the President for silence on the events in Ukraine. Today the situation worsened, as the government in Kiev sent riot police to break up peaceful demonstrations. And tonight, Secretary of State Kerry responded with an unusual statement, the full text of which is below. Read more »
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