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The twin dangers of the Ukraine crisis

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By Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich: A century ago, no one expected events in Eastern Europe to trigger war He says the Ukraine crisis requires careful thinking about correct U.S. policy Gingrich says too timid policy could invite Russian expansionism He…

Putin redraws map of Europe

 Putin with Crimean separatist leaders in Moscow on Tuesday (Photo: kremlin.ru) By Andrew Rettman BRUSSELS – Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday (18 March) signed a treaty annexing the Ukrainian region of Crimea, shortly before the Russia-Ukraine confrontation claimed its…