Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA
Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA
Myanmar

Myanmar coup: Russia warns further sanctions against junta could lead to ‘full-blown civil conflict’

  • International powers have sought to pile pressure on the military by hitting its sprawling business interests, which include the lucrative jade and ruby trade
  • But so far neither sanctions nor calls for restraint have shown any sign of holding back the junta as it struggles to quell the widespread unrest

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Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA
Demonstrators carrying homemade weapons during an anti-military coup protest in Mandalay. Photo: EPA
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