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Russian riposte

Print edition : April 18, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a Bill making Crimea part of Russia, in the Kremlin on March 21. Photo: Sergei Chirikov/AP

People queue to get their Russian passports in the Crimean capital of Simferopol on March 24. Photo: YURIY LASHOV/AFP

At the Red Square in Moscow on March 18, people celebrate the incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation. Photo: DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP

With its intervention in Crimea, Russia is sending a clear message to the U.S. and its Western allies that the unipolar world order is not viable anymore and the rules of engagement have to be changed.

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