VILNIUS - An equivocating Europe was spurred into action against Russia with the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over eastern Ukraine on July 17. Until now, the pro-Russia rebels battling Ukraine’s forces, allegedly with the support of Russia, have been met by a lack of unity of response from Europe.The downing of the plane, which Western analysts say was hit by a sophisticated Russian-made anti-aircraft missile fired from a rebel base, has coalesced the West into initiating its toughest set of sanctions so far against Russia.Though these target individuals c...
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