Russian roulette: Is Putin likely to invade Ukraine, or is the threat of war a decoy?
Analysts believe Vladimir Putin’s posturing at the border with Ukraine may be just that, but others are concerned that given the Russian president has gone this far, an invasion may happen
Earlier this month, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke over a video call in an effort to avoid what has come to be seen as inevitable: a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Both the White House and the Kremlin issued press releases after the chat, which seemed to give the impression of a successful meeting that had at least delayed the likelihood of war. But contained within the two read-outs, as they’re known, was something else;...
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