The Ukrainian president's comments come as peace activists warn Sweden and Finland against joining NATO.
Time for a history lesson about NATO.
Berlin should step up and end the war in Ukraine.
CODEPINK rallies against the War on Ukraine and and U.S./NATO threats against Russia.
After the fall of the Soviet Union, there was a near universal understanding among political leaders that NATO expansion would be a foolish provocation against Russia. How naive we were to think the military-industrial complex would allow such sanity to prevail.
If the U.S. government wants to play a constructive role in Ukraine, it should genuinely support this already existing framework for a solution to the crisis, and end the heavy-handed U.S. intervention that has only undermined and delayed its implementation.