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Listen: should the west defend Ukraine?

Is trouble in eastern Europe our problem?

By Prospect Team  

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, watches the tactical training progress of the Naval Forces of Ukraine. © Mykola Lazarenko/ Pool photo via AP

Read this issue’s cover story to find out where Putin’s gaze is turning next

As Russia continues to aid the Ukrainian rebels by proxy, and other territories in the former Soviet Union feel increasingly under threat, should the west stand back or get further involved?


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