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is not really what's at stake here. The core point is whether a country can be partitioned with UNSC approval - and Russia is fighting the side of the UNSC.

We're creating all sorts of precedents in international law here if we push ahead. The demonization of Russia is hiding that right now, but we'll see if this lasts.

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Mon Dec 10th, 2007 at 07:54:30 AM EST
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Do you mean with or without approval?

The EU appears ready to sacrifice relations with Russia for the goal of Kosovo independence. It makes no sense that breaking up Yugoslavia should be that high of a priority for the EU.

See also European Tribune - Montenegro independence by DoDo on May 22nd, 2006.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Dec 10th, 2007 at 07:59:09 AM EST
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