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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of July 21, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a joint session of the Russian parliament in Moscow on March 18. (SERGEI ILNITSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

A Chronology of Russia from Yeltsin's Fall Through Putin's Rise

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the Malaysia Airlines crash over eastern Ukraine at the White House on July 18. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

After Malaysian Flight Crash, Obama Pressures Russia