- foreign affairs July 13
Moscow on Sunday warned Ukraine that it could face "irreversible consequences" after a shell allegedly fired by the Ukrainian army killed a Russian civilian.
Russia claimed one man was killed and one woman injured when a round launched from Ukraine landed in the courtyard of a home in Donetsk, just across the border. "This incident highlights the extremely dangerous escalation of tensions in the Russian-Ukrainian border and may have irreversible consequences," Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday.
Despite Russia's claims, Ukraine denied it had fired the shell, instead suggesting pro-Russian separatists could have launched the attack in an attempt to dupe Russia into blaming Ukraine. The incident comes after a week in which Ukrainian forces reclaimed territory in eastern Ukraine previously held by rebels.- -
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Is it now OK to have sex with animals?
- 10 things you need to know today: November 26, 2014
- The hilarious hypocrisy of Republicans complaining about the imperial presidency
- After Ferguson: Stop deferring to the cops
- In Ferguson, Michael Brown lost his life — and America's police lost the benefit of the doubt
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 7 grammar rules you really should pay attention to
- In defense of Gwyneth Paltrow
- Republicans love this new health care plan. Too bad it's basically a tax cut for the rich.
Subscribe to the Week