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Putin crosses the Rubicon. What next?
People wave Russian national flags celebrating Moscow’s recognition Donetsk and Lugansk, eastern Ukraine, Feb 21, 2022
Russia’s recognition of the ‘people’s republics’ of Luhansk and Donetsk in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass on Monday is a watershed event.In a manner of speaking, by this decision President Vladimir Putin crossed the Rubicon.
And they accuse Russia of Imperialism!
But a tumultuous period lies ahead. Moscow followed up by putting the legal underpinnings in place “to deploy troops to these regions,” concluding two treaties on friendship, cooperation, and mutual assistance between Russia and the two Donbass republics.
Russia has launched “a full-scale invasion” of Ukraine with explosions heard across major cities. Vladimir Putin, in a statement on Russian TV, said warned allies of Ukraine who try to interfere…
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