Following is a roundup of how countries around the world have reacted to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region. The responses are grouped under the headings “Pro-Russia,” “Anti-Putin” and “On the Fence.”
The European Union responded to the Arab uprisings of 2011 with pledges that echo what it is now offering Ukraine: “full support to the transition” in a “new partnership” that yields “improved opportunities for economic prosperity” plus “strengthened regional stability.”
Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, scolded on the international stage last year for the U.S. debt- limit impasse, returns to Group of 20 talks positioned to play his job’s traditional role of chief promoter of faster growth and more jobs.
Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital says the rout in emerging-market stocks will deepen, pitting the firm against calls by BlackRock Inc. and Templeton Asset Management that shares are cheap and will lure buyers.