With NATO expansion in Eastern Europe the plan to encircle Russia is complete. Eastern European countries that have joined (or have been forced to join) NATO are now under Washington’s total political and military control. The intelligence services of these countries are also under US control.
There is an ongoing civil war in Ukraine.
The war in eastern Ukraine is not a civil conflict, but a well-documented act of aggression by Russian armed forces, ongoing since February 2014.
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