(Podcast) Putin Orders Russian Forces Into Two Breakaway Regions In Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into two separatist pro-Moscow regions in eastern Ukraine after recognizing their independence. The U.S. expects Russian troops to move into the Donbas region as soon as Monday evening or Tuesday for what Putin called a “peacekeeping” mission. Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) is the former NATO Supreme Allied Commander. He tells AC360 what he thinks will happen over the next several hours and days.
Plus, the jury in the federal hate crimes trial of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery wrapped up its first day of deliberations. Keisha Lance Bottoms is the former mayor of Atlanta and is a CNN Political Commentator. She joins AC360 to discuss the trial and whether she thinks the prosecution did enough to prove their case.