On the Biden’s response part — this story vastly underestimates the impact of sanctions and a gazillion of organizations exiting Russia overnight. The reaction this time is very different from the situation with Crimea in 2014. The Russia economy and infrastructure are being destroyed to the point of no return (the examples are numerous; not for this short comment). The explanation about the military side of things is also flawed. It ignores the obvious threat - the nuclear one and that Putin's deranged state of mind makes this threat a very real one. That's why a more patient approach is unfortunately needed; and it might work, given the universal condemnation of the war, although the cost of this approach are still tragically high (already)

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A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day

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Alexei Sorokin

Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day

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