Eight years ago, Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula and sent non-uniformed soldiers into two other Ukrainian provinces to help them seek independence from the Ukraine. I wrote at the time that The West was at a point in time that would tell our future. It’s been eight years now, and today we are seeing the fruits of that long labor, both by the Russians and by those who would make foreign policy a club to beat their opponents with in America. Today, the Ukraine is paying the price for all of that. Today, we have to decide how we will react, because our reactions will foretell the world our children grow up in.

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