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Latest update : 2014-04-25

Ukraine, The Escalation: Is There No Stopping Putin?

Ten days ago, we were wondering if the mysterious masked men popping up everywhere in eastern Ukraine signalled a repeat of Crimea, where the seamless takeover by Russia proved irresistible. Now it's clear that history is not exactly repeating itself. In eastern Ukraine, blood has been shed, with the population more divided, and the outcome more uncertain, than in recent weeks. Is the Geneva agreement of one week ago simply a distant memory?

By François PICARD

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Douglas HERBERT

France 24 International Affairs Editor

Igor RESHETNIAK

Member of Euro-Maidan Collective

Jolyon HOWORTH

Professor of International Relations at Yale University

Marcin ZABOROWSKI

Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Jim BRANN

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2014-12-23 Catholic Church

Pope's Scathing Tidings: Pontiff Blasts 'Illnesses' at Vatican's Heart (part 2)

The Pope has taken on the cardinals. In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis took high-ranking clergy to task, telling them, in essence, that they weren't spiritual enough....

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2014-12-23 Pope

Pope's Scathing Tidings: Pontiff Blasts 'Illnesses' at Vatican's Heart

The Pope has taken on the cardinals. In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis took high-ranking clergy to task, telling them, in essence, that they weren't spiritual enough....

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2014-12-22 Sony

Hollywood Hacked: What are the Consequences of the Sonyleak?

What started as leaked celebrity gossip has now turned into a major global security issue. South Korea's nuclear power plant operator has been conducting cyberattack drills after...

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2014-12-22 Tunisia

Tunisian Elections: Has the Revolution Fulfilled its Promise?

It's the grand finale of Tunisia's revolution. After the overthrow of the longtime strongman in the nation that sparked the Arab Spring, and after the arduous process of drafting...

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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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