May 8, 2014
Vladimir Putin's campaign to divide, destabilize, and dismantle Ukraine has reached a new phase with this week’s surge of violence in the pivotal Black Sea port of Odessa. As bands of armed ethnic Russian brigands battle Ukrainian government security forces in cities big and small throughout eastern Ukraine, the stakes for the West become all the more clear.
Burns, Nicholas. "Where’s the US on Ukraine?" Boston Globe, May 8, 2014.