Russian President Vladimir Putin is using gas that Russia supplies to Eastern Europe to intimidate governments in the region, former national security advisor Bud McFarlane said. (Source: MGN Online)
President Obama should use the crisis over Crimea as an opportunity to rally the West and stand up to Putin, said two experts on the region. (Source: CNN)
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