The more I learn about the situation, and how things went down, the more I am coming down on the Russian side of this.
Yeah, Putin is an SOB. Yes he’s a corrupt SOB. Yes, Yanko was a corrupt SOB, too.
But he was right to move to stop things after Soro’s Open Society Institute and related NGO’s, likely with covert US help, destabilized Ukraine, just like they have done in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and Syria.
There are direct Russian interests at stake, and Russia has the right by treaty to have troops in Crimea. If anything, Putin is at fault for not moving fast enough.
A weak and spineless US President isn’t helping things, nor is a Europe that sacrificed the Coal and Hydro Electric plants on the altar of Globo Warmin’/International Socialism, trading them for a dependence on Russian gas to stay out of the dark.
And don’t forget how big a role the Snowden Secrets are likely playing here, as well.
Plus, being allowed to plunder Ukraine slows down the unavoidable collapse of the European Union welfare state.
When that happens, the European population will have to deal with the Islamisists the Eurocrats got in bed with. This is going to be nasty when it plays out, but the sooner it happens the better Europe (aside from members of the bureaucracy) will fare and the worse the Muslims will fare.