August 1 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent actions threaten the financial stability of Russia's neighbors in Europe and Ukraine. Putin recently cut off liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies to Ukraine and may have provided Russian separatists with the rocket that shot down commercial airliner MH17.
It's not a question of whether President Putin will engage in actions that threaten the financial stability of Russia's neighbors in Europe and Ukraine, but rather when.
Although control over the Crimean Peninsula spurred the fighting between pro-Russian rebels and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Putin's meddling in Crimea could evolve into imperialism. >>View Article