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Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms
Obama says crisis in Crimea should not be seen in Cold War terms

AMSTERDAM — The fight over control and influence in Ukraine should not be seen as a Cold War-era battle, President Obama said in an interview released Monday as he opened a European trip certain to be dominated by discussion of the West’s response to Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula. "The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game,” Obama told the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant in an interview published as he landed in Amsterdam. "That’s the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War. The Ukrainian people do not have to choose between East and West.” As Marine One landed...

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