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Western nations impose sanctions on Russia as Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine

The United States and European Union member states have begun to impose sanctions on Russia following a political referendum on March 16 that resulted in Crimea’s informal succession from Ukraine. Without approval from Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, the Ukrainian government and international community cease to recognize the…

Militarization in Russia

Not since the end of the Soviet Union in 1991 has Russia carried out a military maneuver like the “readiness test” that began on July 12. Demonstrating in front of the country’s Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Federation put on display…

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