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Since final summer time, Russian troops have been amassing on the Ukrainian border, and, in latest weeks, President Vladimir Putin warned that he meant a navy takeover of Ukraine. This week, Russia started the battle, with widespread assaults, together with within the capital, Kyiv, geared toward crippling the Ukrainian navy. The Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has known as on civilians to enlist within the navy to struggle the invaders. The U.S. and NATO are levying heavy sanctions towards the Russians, however there are disagreements inside the U.S. and amongst Western allies about precisely learn how to proceed. Susan B. Glasser, a New Yorker employees author, joins Dorothy Wickenden to debate the battle, in addition to the alternatives confronted by the Biden Administration and NATO.