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Idea of the Day: How to Answer the Ukraine Crisis

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The crisis in Ukraine is far from being resolved: Russian-led agitation in Eastern Ukraine continues, Russia refuses to implement the Geneva agreement to de-escalate tensions, Ukraine’s path toward constitutional reform and elections is tenuous, and Crimea is being cemented into the Russian Federation after its illegal referendum and annexation.

America’s response is similarly unfinished. Last month, the Center for American Progress recommended a series of steps that the United States should take to support the Ukrainian government and establish a cost for Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Several of these steps continue to require U.S. action.

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