Russia’s Ouster From the G8: Three Things to Know

March 28, 2014

Russia’s Ouster From the G8: Three Things to Know
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Western leaders’ decision to eject Russia from the Group of Eight (G8) is "the most visible diplomatic response to date" to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from the Ukraine, says Stewart M. Patrick, CFR’s senior fellow and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program. He highlights three things to know about the likely consequences:

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