SDA spoke with Ukrainian Amb. Ihor Dolhov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine in Belgium, Luxemburg and NATO, about the situation in Ukraine and the international response to the Crimea crisis.
Guest contribution by Thanos Dokos. Those who argue that the rapidly unfolding crisis in Ukraine has become Europe’s most serious post-Cold War challenge since the Balkan Wars are probably right.
Russian troops in unmarked uniforms have occupied the Crimea and have surrounded Ukrainian installations across the peninsula. Amid unrest in the east of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said further use of force was a ‘last resort’.