Skip to comments.Russia will respond only to increased sanctions over Ukraine
Posted on 04/10/2014 12:55:29 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
FOR NEARLY three weeks after announcing the annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin held off on further dismemberment of Ukraine. No doubt he was measuring the Wests reaction to the first forcible change of borders in Europe since 1945. Apparently, he wasnt impressed and given U.S. and European inertia, why would he have been?
...Its worth asking whether Mr. Putin would have launched his latest provocation if the United States had continued to raise the pressure on the Russian economy in the weeks since the last measures were unveiled on March 20.
Its not too late to prevent Russia from destroying Ukraine, but this time the West must act quickly.
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Russia can reactivate her USSR schemes and power grabs without any real or serious Western interference.
President Obama’s RESET, SOFTPOWER and WEAKEN ALLIES doctrines crippled the West and the US can't even send an astronaut into space to the ISS without Putin's approval.
Obama is backed into a corner he painted and all of us are eating crow.
Even our staunchest, most stable and most reliable ally, Israel is dumbfounded by Obama and Kerry's follies and inability to read reality all over the planet. Iran is spinning those centrifuges...