What? President Putin actually got congressional approval to send troops? What does he think, it’s Amurrika or something?
Russians definitely cannot “send troops” as easily as Amurrika does. The USA sends troops to palces like sending out for pizza. For Russians , sending troops usually ends in millions or tens of millions dead. They don’t take it so lightly as America does.
Russian senators vote to use stabilizing military forces on Ukrainian territory
Russia’s Federation Council has unanimously approved President Vladimir Putin’s request to use Russian military forces in Ukraine. The move is aimed to settle the turmoil in the split country.
The upper house of the Russian parliament has voted in favor of sending troops to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, which would ensure peace and order in the region “until the socio-political situation in the country is stabilized.”
The debate in the Federation Council has revealed that Russian MPs are united on the issue, with many of them sharing concerns on the recent events in Ukraine. The common notion was that since the power was seized in Kiev, the situation has only been deteriorating with radical nationalists rapidly coming to power and threatening the lives of those opposing their actions, most notably the Russian citizens living in Ukraine.
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