Putin's game of chicken

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US Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw, Poland, on June 4.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 08/27/2014 11:34 pm EDT

It is quite possible for soldiers to cross a frontier “by accident on an unmarked section,” and that is how Moscow explains the capture of a group of Russian paratroopers on Ukrainian territory last weekend.

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