The past week has definitely enabled Vladimir Putin to enjoy himself. Leaders of France and Germany came begging to him and imploring the man who once was a KGB agent. He so enjoys being in the limelight of power when those who regard themselves as leaders of great nations seek his approval. It is also wonderful that most Russians somehow believe this excuse for a human is a “great” leader of their nation. Yes, the world gets a path to his house and he has the power to allow them to enter or wait outside begging for alms from the man who controls guns and artillery and planes. In theory there is a ceasefire in Ukraine. In theory separatists and Ukrainians have laid down their arms. Of course, the great leader decides what constitutes “peace” and quiet. We can expect further “incidents,” we can expect further deaths of Ukrainian soldiers.
It is the winter of discontent for those in the West who have allowed themselves to be bullied by this person. Can anything be done?
1. Isolate Russia. No travel, no trade.
2. Send defensive weapons to Ukrainians.
3. Allow Ukraine to become a member of NATO.
4. Continue the sanctions.
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