Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 7
March 07, 2014
Putin and Obama had a very unproductive phone call.
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.
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
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.
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.
Putin's dada press conference.
Dmitri K. Simes on why Russia isn't taking us seriously about Ukraine.
Polish cold-war dissident Adam Michnik says the Ukraine occupation might be the beginning of Putin's end.