Ukraine: Anvil of the New Cold War

The inevitable tightening of Western sanctions will push Russia to exploit the economic contradictions between the United States and European nations like Germany, and make Moscow increase its links with the BRICS countries, especially the Chinese powerhouse.

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A Real Risk of War

The deliberate and humiliating extension of NATO right up to the former frontier of the Soviet Union has been a mounting invitation to violent reaction by Russia. We now have it in Crimea and Ukraine.

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