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Since final summer time, Russian troops have been amassing on the Ukrainian border, and, in latest weeks, President Vladimir Putin warned that he meant a navy takeover of Ukraine. This week, Russia started the battle, with widespread assaults, together with within the capital, Kyiv, aimed toward crippling the Ukrainian navy. The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has referred to as on civilians to enlist within the navy to battle the invaders. The U.S. and NATO are levying heavy sanctions towards the Russians, however there are disagreements inside the U.S. and amongst Western allies about precisely the right way to proceed. Susan B. Glasser, a New Yorker workers author, joins Dorothy Wickenden to debate the battle, in addition to the alternatives confronted by the Biden Administration and NATO.