UKRAINE: AN UNNECESSARY AND DANGEROUS CONFLICT SPIRALS OUT OF CONTROL

President Vladimir Putin
President Vladimir Putin

By Harry C. Blaney III

News reports have Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers coming through the Ukrainian border while NATO  reports that the Russians have unleashed rocket attacks from both inside Russia and Ukraine. Added to this are reports that Russian paratroopers were captured inside Ukrainian territory just at the moment when key talks in Minsk were attended by the presidents of Russia and Ukraine and with representatives of other European countries.

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