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Worries Grow Over Ukraine ‘Yugoslav Scenario’

When Russian President Vladimir Putin reclaimed Crimea for Moscow, he called the territory “inseparable” from the motherland.   Putin justified the annexation by asserting the right to protect “millions [of Russians who] went to bed in one country and woke up abroad, overnight becoming minorities in the former Soviet republics.”   If the refrain sounds familiar, think back 20 years ago to the Yugoslav breakup.   Moscow’s moves have raised fears that Ukraine could plunge...

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