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From the editor: Underthinking the situation


Ukraine. We’ve all heard of it, right?

Thanks to a period of political unrest that led their eastward leaning president to scamper … no, that’s not what attracted the interest of most Americans. Rather, it was Russia’s quasi-takeover of the Crimean peninsula and their continuing chest thumping along border. Donetsk is the latest flash point.

The former Soviet republic has been in the news of late, as have the major players: Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama,Viktor Yanukovych—OK, not so much Yanukovych, but those guys in unmarked military uniforms trucked in from Russia, certainly.


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