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Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armored vehicle south of Donetsk on July 9, 2014. (Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images)

U.S.: Considering Lethal Aid to Ukraine

U.S. attempts to pressure Russia to end hostilities in eastern Ukraine risk provoking an escalation.

Washington Returns to a Cold War Strategy

Pre-positioned U.S. military equipment in the Baltic states, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria would provide a deterrent to Russian military moves in those countries.

Central Europe Reacts to the Swiss Franc's Appreciation

The end of the Swiss franc's peg to the euro could have far-reaching effects for countries where foreign-denominated loans are prominent.