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.

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J. Michael Willard

I am a novelist but my day job is utilizing my years as a business consultant, journalist, and public service in the field of international development.