If the world blinks, Putin will seize the rest of Ukraine
BY NATALIA ARNO,
This will be a crucial year for Ukraine’s delicately balanced democracy and sovereignty. A real danger exists that Russian President Vladimir Putin will scan the new world order and think the time is right to complete his takeover of Ukraine.
An inwardly focused nationalism is taking the global stage in the U.S. (with the election of President Trump) and in England (with the Brexit vote). Europe may see further divisions with important elections this year in the Netherlands, France and even in Germany where populist candidates are ahead in some polls.
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