Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. Sep. 24, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

So who was in Ukraine in 2015 after Petro Poroshenko - who replaced the Putin puppet Manafort helped elect - to talk about Ukraine joining NATO?

Oh. Biden.

NATO membership actually wasn't all that popular in Ukraine, y'know, until Russia invaded it. Then, more popular. 

That's around when US and NATO troops started training Ukrainian troops.

And a certain US TV huckster announced his candidacy for President. 

At what was the change Trump and Company pushed for at the RNC convention?

Ukraine policy. Specifically, defending it from Russia. 

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