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This might be the outcome we all hope for (most of us), however when you
have a rat in a barrel , it will try and grab your throat to escape.
Putin has three choices and all end in with **ed
If he stays the course with Crimean Invasion plans he risks ruin.. Sanction will destroy Russia.
If backs down (which I don't believe he will.. He's lost his power and that for a man like Putin
is an affront he cant live with imho. He will also lose his creds in Russia.
The third option is he goes for broke and Invades Ukraine.. He'll lose here too.
The element of surprise is lost as well as the West will have moved their pieces to counter an attack.