There are plenty of Ukrainians who want to be part of Russia. In Crimea, lawmakers voted to make that a reality. Within days they plan to let the public vote on the issue. Some say this could be part of Putin's plan to create a new Russian empire. But Professor emeritus of Russian studies at NYU and Princeton Stephen Cohen disagrees and says the west pushed Putin to invade.
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