Ukraine can never be entirely independent of Russia because of where it happens to be located.
Mar 12, 2014 | 03:00 GMT
Neither side wants to bear the costs of all the threats it has made, but both are keeping their fingers on the trigger.
Mar 11, 2014 | 19:34 GMT
Ostensibly made in response to Ukraine, the moves are largely symbolic.
Mar 11, 2014 | 17:15 GMT