“If you press a spring too hard, it will recoil.” Vladimir Putin.
I find it hard to believe there is such a brouhaha going on over a supposed “crisis” due to the Russian military intervention and annexation into a willing and compliant Crimea that was once a part of czarist Russia since the 1400’s. Within days of the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea the citizenry voted to become part of old Russia again and reenter the Federation. More than 95% of the electorate voted by referendum to apply for membership. What’s the big deal? To readers I refer you to the unvarnished truth and justification for such a Russian intervention by explanation in my November 18, 2013 article bearbaiting, How We Lost Russia, and I stand by it. Look beyond the event and examine the cause, the core issue in the present Ukrainian turmoil…
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