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Well, Everybody Makes Mistakes…

Via the BBC:  Captured Russian troops ‘in Ukraine by accident’

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Steven L. Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Troy University. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. He is the author of Voting Amid Violence: Electoral Democracy in Colombia and is currently working on a comparative study of the US to 29 other democracies. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging at PoliBlog since 2003. Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. jd says:


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  2. Neil Hudelson says:

    Happens all the time–nothing to see here.

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  3. bob says:

    They need to contact Fox News. They specialize in this field. I urge anyone that “accidentially” crosses the border with guns and is held, to contact Fox.

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  4. Yolo Contendere says:

    Were they in a heavily-armed recreational vehicle?

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  5. al-Ameda says:

    Illegal immigration is an issue EVERYWHERE.

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  6. Neil Hudelson says:

    al-Ameda wins. We can all stop now.

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  7. Their fault for using maps from 1916.

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  8. Meanwhile…

    Russia Cancels 6th Bond Sale as Yields Climb on Ukraine Tension

    The Finance Ministry pulled tomorrow’s sale, citing “unfavorable market conditions” in a statement on its website. The yield on 10-year ruble-denominated bonds climbed nine basis points last week to 9.36 percent. The rate fell six basis points to 9.31 percent as of 3:27 p.m. in Moscow as President Vladimir Putin prepared to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart.

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