Zagorodnyuk noted, as everybody in Kyiv does, that Russia already invaded Ukraine in early 2014.
Fake “separatists,” supplied with Russian weapons, already control a small piece of eastern Ukraine, where they continue to fight the Ukrainian army, every day of every week.
On New Year’s Eve, the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti tweeted a prediction: “Russia will destroy Ukraine within 10 minutes.”.
Back in 2008, the Russian president told leaders gathered at a NATO summit that Ukraine is “not a state.”
Americans need to stop being surprised by this list of goals, and instead start writing a list of our own.
We could start with this one: Help make Ukraine the successful, prosperous, Western-facing democracy that Putin so clearly fears.
Don’t make decisions about Ukraine without Ukraine. »