Peoria Public Radio Staff
Fri March 7, 2014
Durbin weighs-in on Crimea, Russia during Normal stop
"By invading Crimea, putting thousands of troops there and threatening the existence of this part of Ukraine. So, if he wants to get on the path of respectability, he better start lessening the aggression in Crimea."
Durbin says he expects economic sanctions against Russia will be successful and no US troops will ultimately be involved in the dispute. Durbin says the latest episode with Ukraine is part of a long-term process aimed stabilizing Russia's presence on the global stage.