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Putin Makes His Move: What's the West Going to do about Crimea?

Russia has made its move. Crimea is now effectively under Moscow's control, leaving beleaguered Ukrainian forces confined to their barracks. Yes, there are calls for reprisals and sanctions, but they come from a continent that gets one third of its natural gas from none other than Russia. True, the Moscow stock market nosedived as investors ran for cover, but how much will it weigh on the mind of a Kremlin that claims it's merely protecting its citizens?

Produced and prepared by David Boratov, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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Celestine BOHLEN

Contributor to the International New York Times

Joelle GARRIAUD MAYLAM

French Senator, UMP

Kurt VOLKER

McCain Institute of International Leadership

Dmitry LINNIK

London Bureau Chief, The Voice of Russia

Douglas HERBERT

International Affairs Editor

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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