Russia’s Ill-fated Invasion of Ukraine
By J. Michael Willard
Russia’s dictator Putin has ballyhooed a promised victory over Ukraine by May 9, which honors the traditional day set aside where many European countries celebrate World War II liberation.
Hold your horses Vladimir. You will have egg on your face.
I am reminded of Prince Vasily Golitsyn, favorite (and lover) of Russian regent Sophia Alekseyevna who, after a campaign against Crimean Tartars in the late 15th Century, strolled into Moscow to celebrate his victory.