Isaac Webb, Foreign Policy: Kiev Is Fueling the War in Eastern Ukraine, Too
A muted White House isn't just emboldening the Kremlin -- it's inciting the politics of war throughout Ukraine.
KIEV, Ukraine — Less than two weeks after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, full-blown war returned to eastern Ukraine.
Beginning Jan. 29, rockets rained down on residential and military positions along the front line, killing civilians and soldiers alike. One 60-year-old woman was killed in separatist shelling as she walked from her home to a nearby market; a 24-year-old medic was killed when a shell exploded next to the ambulance she was driving. The fighting decimated local water and electricity infrastructure, spawning a renewed humanitarian crisis in the region that could affect hundreds of thousands of people as temperatures dip below 0 degrees Fahrenheit.
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WNU Editor: Bottom line .... no one in Kiev wants peace. This is my must read post for today.