They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the eastern city of Sloviansk, one of a growing number of cities where pro-Russian seperatists have taken over public buildings. So what does the Kremlin want both for itself and for Ukraine? And just how high a price is Vladimir Putin willing to pay to get his way?
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Associate professor, American Graduate School of International Diplomacy
Head of Thematic Research and European energy specialist, AXA
Political analyst, Voice of Russia radio station