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"The EU and Member States lacked good intelligence-gathering capacity on the ground. The lack of an integrated and co-ordinated foreign policy was also evident." - The EU and Russia: before and beyond the crisis in Ukraine | » DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Bullying Vladimir Putin feeds on West's weakness - Daily Mail 21/02/15 15:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Free Rubles And A College Dean: Strategies For Rallying 'Anti-Maidan' Protesters Saturday February 21 st , 2015  at  7:01 PM Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 1 Share Thousands of people gathered in Moscow to protest the one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan revolution, which they call a "coup." But some may have had other reasons for being there. Kerry Raises Prospect of More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine - New York Times Saturday February 21 st , 2015  at  7:00 PM Russia - Google News 1 Share Reuters Kerry Raises Prospect of More Sanctions Against  Russia  Over Ukraine New York Times LONDON — Nearly one week after a cease-fire was supposed to have gone into effect in Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that he and his British counterpart would discuss the imposition of additional sanctions in response to  Russia   ... Pro- Russia  rebel build-up