Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 7
Putin and Obama had a very unproductive phone call
March 07, 2014

Putin and Obama had a very unproductive phone call.

Let's Not Kid Ourselves: These Are Russian Soldiers in Ukraine (Video)
March 06, 2014

Not that we believed Putin anyway. But now we have proof he's lying.

Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 6
March 06, 2014

Crimea will vote on whether to become part of Russia, while the U.S. steps up sanctions.

Putin's Been Wanting Crimea for a Long, Long Time
March 05, 2014

Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians.

Joining Internet Commenters Everywhere, Hillary Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler
March 05, 2014

Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).

Pro-Russian Fighters Beat Our Ukrainian Students With Bats
A dispatch by two eastern Ukrainian teachers
March 04, 2014

The protesters who took over government buildings in Kharkiv on Monday could not help being pro-Russian, since they were Russians, brought from Russia by bus.

British Officials Oppose Sanctions Because Russia's Elite Are London's Cash Cows
March 04, 2014

Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.

"We Are Speaking Very Loudly. We Are Carrying a Small Stick."
Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking the U.S. seriously
March 03, 2014

Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking us seriously about Ukraine. 

"The Specter of the Kiev Maidan is Haunting the Offices of the Kremlin"
Adam Michnik on the Ukraine crisis
March 03, 2014

Polish cold-war dissident Adam Michnik says the Ukraine occupation might be the beginning of Putin's end.