The Financial Times quotes Transatlantic Relations Program Nonresident Senior Fellow Adrian Karatnycky on clashes in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine:

“[Mr Putin’s] endgame is unclear; this makes everything uncertain and dangerous,” said Adrian Karatnycky, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. “It could be compromise to avoid further western sanctions, a frozen conflict that can be flared, perpetually hobbling Ukraine’s economy, or further Russian expansion.”

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