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Read the Best Exchange So Far on Russia-Ukraine

Swedish official suggests Czech leader might want to talk to his spy service

(Newser) - As NATO considers new sanctions against Russia over its moves in Ukraine, Moscow clearly has an ally in the Czech Republic. President Milos Zeman spoke against sanctions at the NATO summit in Wales this week, expressing skepticism that Russia was sending in troops despite mounting evidence to the contrary, reports... More »

Sri Lanka Restarts Airstrikes, Bars Diplomat

Swedish foreign minister refused entry days before trip

(Newser) - The Sri Lankan army bombarded the tiny coastal strip where ethnic Tamil rebels are mounting their last stand, the Guardian reports—a day after the government said it would end airstrikes. Tens of thousands of civilians are trapped in the region. The eruption comes as Sweden’s foreign minister, scheduled... More »

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