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Sanctions in the age of globalisation

Why Russia’s indefensible adventurism in Crimea may go largely unpunished
There is every cause to be outraged by Russia’s annexation of Crimea, which is a brazen violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and a clear breach of international law. President Vladimir Putin’s bald-faced adventurism has been attended by a mockery of a referendum held under the shadow of Russian guns and mouthfuls of Orwellian propaganda to justify the intervention. It is asinine to draw a parallel