Russian State TV1 shows Russia’s troops on the border with eastern Ukraine

I joined Dublin NewsTalk’s Mandy Johnston in a 20-minute analysis of the latest position over Ukraine, with Vladimir Putin’s Russia continuing to issue threats and the US, Europe, and NATO deciding on their responses.

I begin with an overview of the current situation, and then set it in the context of the post-Cold War environment and of Russia’s campaign to destabilize and break up Ukraine since 2014, when the pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych was ousted by mass protests.

Listen from 21:04:

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