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How to put Vladimir Putin in his place
How to put Vladimir Putin in his place

When Russia began to interfere militarily in Ukraine earlier this year, President Obama said he didn't view that country as a part of a Cold War chess game. Unfortunately, Vladimir Putin didn't agree. The crisis began when Putin wrongly perceived Ukraine's understandable efforts to establish economic ties with Europe as a hostile act. It has continued through the Russian annexation of Crimea and the movement of Russian soldiers and equipment across the border to support pro-Russia secessionists. All the while, Russia has piously denied military involvement and called for a cease-fire that would not disarm the rebels in what Putin provocatively calls "new Russia."...