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Vladimir Putin´s big blunder
CNN, by Daniel Treisman

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/21/2014 4:10:04 AM

The tragic fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, believed shot down by a missile in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on board, has cast a new light on the series of gambles Russian President Vladimir Putin embarked on in late February. At that time, Putin sent military intelligence troops in unmarked uniforms to take control of the southern Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. Three weeks later, Russia annexed the region. As Russian-speaking Ukrainians farther north in Donetsk and Luhansk stormed administrative buildings, demanding independence from Kiev, Russian intelligence officers started slipping across the border to help organize the militias. In subsequent months, Moscow

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/21/2014 4:23:39 AM     (No. 9933362)

Even if all these allegations are true or close to it,it does´t explain Putin shooting down a commercial aircraft.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/21/2014 10:12:19 AM     (No. 9933690)

Putin had nothing to do with the jetliner. No more than Obama and the EU. So sound all the war drumbeats you want. The U.S., or actually Obama, is responsible for many more deaths in Egypt, Syria, and Iraq from Obama´s disastrous policies.

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