- The danger of escalation is real and must be treated as such
On November 25, Russian warships attacked and seized three Ukrainian navy boats that tried to cross the Kerch Strait.
- Jonas J. Driedger
- The National Interest
The Ukrainian navy reports that Russian vessels opened fire and wounded at least six Ukrainian naval officers.
On the same day, Ukrainian President Poroshenko and his Military Cabinet passed a resolution to impose martial law in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian parliament is scheduled to decide on the resolution on November 26.
Russia’s aggressive actions in the Kerch straits and the unprecedented Ukrainian response highlights the…