Opinion: Where Putin will be stopped?

How far will the aggressive regime of Vladimir Putin go? I put this question in June to my former colleague who is ambassador of one of the foreign countries. The answer was simple and precise – Putin will go as far as the Western States will allow it.
Vytautas Dumbliauskas
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