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What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism (part 2)

They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the eastern city of Sloviansk, one of a growing number of cities where pro-Russian seperatists have taken over public buildings. So what does the Kremlin want both for itself and for Ukraine? And just how high a price is Vladimir Putin willing to pay to get his way?

By François PICARD

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Celestine BOHLEN

Contributor to the International New York Times

Anton KOSLOV

Associate professor, American Graduate School of International Diplomacy

Michael BRET

Head of Thematic Research and European energy specialist, AXA

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Political analyst, Voice of Russia radio station

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2015-03-26 Yemen

Yemen - The Escalation: Could Sunni-Shiite divide engulf the region? (part 2)

Yemen's no longer a proxy war in a remote location. A Saudi-led coalition has begun air strikes to stop the Iran-allied Houthi, who already control the capital, from taking over...

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2015-03-26 Yemen

Yemen - The Escalation: Could Sunni-Shiite divide engulf the region? (part 1)

Yemen's no longer a proxy war in a remote location. A Saudi-led coalition has begun air strikes to stop the Iran-allied Houthi, who already control the capital, from taking over...

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2015-03-25 plane crash

French Alps plane crash: Investigators have no explanation so far (part 1)

The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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2015-03-25 Angela Merkel

French Alps plane crash: Investigators have no explanation so far (part 2)

The rescue helicopters have been to-ing and fro-ing all day in the mountain town of Seyne-les-Alpes after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. It will be days before we know...

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2015-03-23 French elections

How to handle Le Pen: Mainstream parties at odds over French election results (part 2)

Marine Le Pen's National Front has finished second in the first round of France's local elections. It's the party's best score ever, with more than a quarter of the vote, ahead...

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