Putin Pulls Ukraine Back from the Brink

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Vladimir Putin appears to be lowering tensions between Russia and Ukraine by announcing a pullback of troops from the border and support for elections.  Does he really mean it?  What about Western predictions that he'll continue to provoke confrontation? Also, a Thai court ousts Prime Minister Yingluck, and Monica Lewinsky goes public again. What is she revealing that we didn't already know?

Banner image: President Putin and Didier Burkhalter, President of Switzerland and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, reply to journalists' questions, Mar 7, 2014. Photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office