Feeble sanctions leave Russian leader unchallenged

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Author(s) The Dallas Morning News editorial board
Source The Dallas Morning News
Date March 19, 2014
URL http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20140319-editorial-feeble-sanctions-leave-russian-leader-unchallenged.ece
Quotes-start.png Putin showed little heed to Obama’s raised hand, with brazen confidence that his U.S. counterpart would never dare swing. So far, Putin’s leverage has fed his appetite for conquest. Crimea is his, and already he has cast a wandering eye toward Russian-speaking areas of eastern Ukraine. Ukraine, meanwhile, waves a 1994 treaty in which the U.S., United Kingdom and Russia pledged to respect its territorial boundaries and wonders if anyone remembers signing anything. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia on the topic 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine.