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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2014-03-03

The World This Week - February 28th, 2014

In this edition of The World This Week: Russia weighs in as tensions mounts in Ukraine, Merkel remains unmoved by David Cameron's charm offensive, Algerian President Bouteflika seeks a fourth term despite his ailing health, and Venezuela's president faces fresh opposition.

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

By François PICARD

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Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review

Hassan ZITOUNI

Journalist, Correspondent for MBC (Saudi channel)

Ulrike KOLTERMANN

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Sarai SUAREZ

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