February 4, 2014

Don't Let Putin Grab Ukraine

Timothy Snyder, New York Times

The Associated Press

As Russian leaders, diplomats and commentators ponder the division of Ukraine, we must begin to ask what this would actually mean. If the present crisis ends with the fragmentation of the Ukrainian state, the result will be disastrous for all concerned, including Russia. The risk is that, in conditions of chaos and in the absence of a decisive Western stance, Russia could follow the logic of its current commitments to a very dangerous conclusion.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Russia, Vladimir Putin

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