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Propelled by worldwide revulsion at the shooting down of MH17, Europe last week joined the United States in intensifying its economic and trade war on Russia . Despite a marked escalation of pressure on President Vladimir Putin over his support for pro-Moscow separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine, there are several reasons Europe might hesitate to take further steps against Moscow. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and Commission President Jos Manuel Barroso said in a statement, Russia would “find itself increasingly isolated by its own actions.”

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