LIGNET: Ukraine Pays Price for US Advice to Give Up Nuclear Weapons

Image: LIGNET: Ukraine Pays Price for US Advice to Give Up Nuclear Weapons Russian soldiers patrol outside Ukrainian navy headquarters in Simferopol, Crimea, on March 19, 2014. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 02:55 PM

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Briefly a nuclear power, Ukraine in retrospect seems to have made a major tactical mistake. By giving up its weapons and relying on U.S. protection, the former Soviet republic finds itself once again caught in the wheels of history, staring down a Russian invasion.

Ukrainian legislator Pavlo Rizanenko sums up the Crimea crisis: "If you have nuclear weapons, people don't invade you."

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.


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