Putin is Perfectly Rational

Eric Balough
War In Ukraine
Published in
4 min readMay 15, 2022

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Foreigner settlers sparking a revolution against their new home’s government.

Before you spit out your coffee, give it second, and keep reading.

In the not so distant past, there was a country with a significant migration problem. People with one linguistic, cultural and religious tradition settled a frontier region belonging to a country with separate linguistic, cultural and religious traditions. Naturally, there was a great deal of tension between the settlers and the government.

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Eric Balough
War In Ukraine

Former infantry officer, and current military analyst. Lover of coffee, dogs, Jeeps, hockey and my family.