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25 Feb, 2022 02:09

How NATO gave Ukraine 'false confidence' to ignore Russia's warnings

In recent weeks, the US and other NATO countries sent weapons to Ukraine and trained the country's military while explicitly refusing to close the door to Ukraine's membership in the military alliance. Russia's ongoing military operation in Ukraine after months of diplomatic breakdown will cease if Ukraine agrees to demilitarize and to set a neutral course between Russia and NATO, the Kremlin has communicated. RT America's Alex Mihailovich reports. Then RT senior writer Nebojsa Malic, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof, and Prof. Peter Kuznick join Faran Fronczak to weigh in. RT's Murad Gazdiev and Roman Kosarev report from the Lugansk People's Republic and Donetsk People's Republic on the latest events on the ground.