Russia opens fire on, seizes Ukrainian naval vessels off Crimea
Russia’s military opened fire on and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula on Sunday, the Ukrainian Navy reported. Two crew members were wounded. Earlier, the Ukraine military said a Russian coast guard vessel had rammed a Ukrainian navy tugboat, and special forces had seized three of its armored artillery boats transiting from Odessa on the Black Sea to Mariupol on the Sea of Azov. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said the Ukrainian ships had held their course, even though the area was temporarily off limits. The FSB accused the Ukrainians of “creating a conflict situation in the region.”
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That’s what happens when you give up your nuclear weapons…
BIG CHIT… Ukraine never got any nuclear weapon, NUCLEAR WEAPON BELONGS TO SOVIET UNION
As Russia looks for trouble in Ukraine, trouble may find Russia in Syria.
Russia bringing Israel’s enemy to her front door. Looks like Russia just had an enemy come to her front door in return. Let’s see how God deals with Vladamir Putin.
In many ways Russia acts like a 3rd world country with too many armaments left over from their Soviet past. They are good at building and maintaining their military. Putin is a thug but sometimes it takes a thug to advance the interests of a nation. He is loved by his people (or they are afraid to criticize him). If you look at Europe and America where leaders are weak and pandering to leftist elites and always looking to do good for others by doing harm to themselves and their people and constantly prostrating themselves before the Islamists and Leftists they seem to love, then one must at least understand why Putin takes a more aggressive path. Why would Putin fear a West that wants to erase its own borders, allow itself to be invaded by anyone storming its borders (or invited in to destroy) and is in the throes of self-destruction with too much vile political correctness and identity politics?