Vladimir Putin has announced the first step on the formal road to the annexation of Crimea. This comes less than 24 hours after the West slapped sanctions on Kremlin insiders. What's next for the fast-moving Russian president? Is he improvising, or does he have a plan?
President of the Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas (OBGMS)
Associate professor, American Graduate School of International Diplomacy
Researcher at CERI Sciences Po
MEP, Group of the Socialists and Democrats