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If Putin doesn't back down on Ukraine, the world should impose more sanctions
If Putin doesn't back down on Ukraine, the world should impose more sanctions

It shouldn't have taken the deaths of 298 airline passengers and crew to concentrate the world's attention on the civil war in Ukraine and Russia's role in fomenting armed resistance to the government there. President Obama was right to insist that the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 should be a "wake-up call" about the importance of ending this conflict. Questions remain about the disaster, questions that must be resolved by an independent and unhampered inquiry. But it seems clear that the aircraft was shot down Thursday by a surface-to-air missile launched from an area of Ukraine controlled by Russia-supported separatists. According to the twisted...

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