Crimea and Donbass, Ukraine, February 8, 2021, Liveuamap screen capture.
Live at 1 p.m., February 8, 2021.

Former American President Trump’s tenure proved the nation’s distraction from all but itself with the exception of China for Trumpian finger pointing over the “Wuhan Flu”. Now the state’s perhaps a little startled to find itself again a part of the free and do-good world of the Atlantic Alliance. With concern for Russia’s now baldfaced aggression in Ukraine, President Biden will have to pick up on Russia’s crude squatting there and degrading and subverting industrial and other Ukrainian assets in the process of its imposing its largely unwelcome presence and will.

Posted while live — I’m inclined to take notes.

Related Online

Coffey, Luke. “The Black Sea should be a US and NATO priority.” MEI, February 6, 2020.

Council on Foreign Relations. “Conflict in Ukraine.” Global Conflict Tracker, n.d., last updated February 5, 2021.

Trenin, Dmitri. “Dealing with Biden’s America.” Carnegie Moscow Center, February 8, 2021.

Ukrainian Prism.

Posted to YouTube by Intelligence Fusion, February 2, 2021.