JRL NEWSWATCH: “Is Russia about to invade Ukraine again? That may depend on Trump” – Washington Post Editorial

Map of Ukraine, Including Crimea, and Neighbors, Including Russia

“It has been five weeks since Russia assaulted Ukrainian Navy ships … passing through international waters near the occupied Crimean Peninsula. … Russian forces … are massed near Crimea’s border with eastern Ukraine, prompting warnings from the Ukrainian government as well as independent observers that the [Putin] regime … may be planning a new attack …. the Trump administration should be working with allies to actively deter further aggression. … apart from … Trump’s cancellation of a planned meeting with … Putin shortly after the original incident, Moscow has suffered no significant consequences. … [There are reports of] Russian military convoys … moving toward the border between Crimea and Ukrainian-held territory, and … fighter jets … redeployed to Crimean airfields. …”

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