Pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian government reached a ceasefire last Friday, but shelling over the weekend in Donetsk could threaten the peace. We'll get an update from Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute.
Over the weekend, EU and NATO leaders reportedly considered possible solutions to Russia's invasion into Ukraine, including the possibility of a NATO rapid-reaction force. John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago will explain the politics of the situation.
NATO has accused Russia of illegally sending its troops into Ukraine. NATO says it has proof that Russian troops are fighting alongside Ukrainian separatists. We'll discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with Andrew Weiss. Weiss served as a Russia and Ukraine expert in the Clinton White House.
The Pakistani military is conducting a military offensive in the North of the country in efforts to dismantle the Taliban. We'll talk about the use of domestic military action in Pakistan with author and professor Aqil Shah.
Russia has announced a ban on imports of certain food and agricultural products from Europe, the U.S., Canada, Japan and Australia. The ban is a response to sanctions being imposed by the West on Russia. We'll take a look at how the tit-for-tat sanctions will impact the crisis in Ukraine.
If Russia does not agree to cooperate with the investigation of Malaysian airlines flight 17, the EU is considering tougher sanctions. EU ambassadors are meeting in Brussels today to consider a series of tighter restrictions on Russia. We'll get an update from Brussels.