How the West Can Stop Russia’s Escalating War in Ukraine

In August Russia stepped up military pressure on Ukraine, concentrating about fifty thousand troops along its border with Ukraine, using its proxy militias to shell Ukrainian government positions in the Donbas, and threatening Kyiv with “a big war.” The West should understand that Moscow’s readiness to fulfill its obligations cannot be bought with concessions at Ukraine’s expense.


Maksym Khylko

Note: This piece was originally published by the Atlantic Council on 25 August 2015.

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