Reuters/Alexei Nikolskiy - Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a government meeting in Moscow's Kremlin March 24, 2014.

Opinion

To Understand Putin, Look to the Past

March 21, 2014, Strobe Talbott

While Vladimir Putin calls the independence of Kosovo a precedent for Russia's annexation of Crimea, Strobe Talbott writes that the two episodes could hardly be more different from one another.

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