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
Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review
Journalist, Correspondent for MBC (Saudi channel)
Venezuelan freelance journalist