In Putin's backyard, nations look West for support


VILNIUS, Lithuania After moving to annex Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) insists he has no intention of invading other regions in Ukraine, much less other nations.
But leaders in Russia's backyard aren't so sure. They're looking to Vice President Joe Biden for assurances that the U.S. has a plan to prevent that from happening.
Biden meets in Vilnius on Wednesday with the leaders of Lithuania and Latvia, two small countries bordering Russia. The Baltics have suddenly been plunged into the type of eerie concern about foreign aggression they may have thought they'd left... read more

 
19 March 2014 in World News, Views: 6
 


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