Laundering the Russian Invasion of Ukraine · Global Voices

In other words, the Kremlin might project its power into Ukraine’s mainland by encouraging, and perhaps arming, Crimean militia, who in turn would advance on Slaviansk. In theory, Moscow might succeed, if only semantically, in “laundering” an armed intervention in this way.

What follows is the video and a full translation of the public address by the supposed Crimean militia leader, which was published on YouTube today.

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