Over the last few days, the situation between Russia and Ukraine has taken a rather dramatic turn.
Rumors of an alleged plot to place a pro-Kremlin operative in Ukraine leadership has put the entire globe on alert that Russia may be making its move sooner rather than later.
NATO has now answered the call, reportedly sending fighter jets and ships to the region.
Is War Imminent?
All of this started months ago over reports that Ukraine wanted to join NATO.
Russia wanted nothing to do with allied forces being so close to its border, so it started to amass troops along the Ukraine border.
At last report, more than 100,000 Russian troops were in the area.
Several weeks ago, Ukraine’s president announced that his intelligence warned him of a coup in place to take over the government.
Russia waved off the report, but that now seems to have been accurate.
To this point, all Biden has done is say that Russia will pay severe consequences, although nobody has made clear exactly what those consequences will be.
As I have stated numerous times, if we hit Russia with sanctions, China and Russia’s allies in the Middle East can do the same to us, more than likely with far more devastating consequences, especially on the energy and supply chain fronts.
In addition to NATO fighters, Denmark, Spain, and France are reportedly sending forces to the area to support Ukraine.
Both the United States and UK embassies have also reportedly ordered embassy personnel to evacuate.
This is clearly no longer posturing on Russia’s part as a move now seems imminent.
If Russia does make a move, the question is just how deep will we get pulled in and is this truly putting us on the brink of another World War as many pundits are predicting.
We fully expect this all to play out one way or another over the next few days, so we will continue to monitor and update as more reports are available.
Source: Fox News