Tensions are high, but a Russian invasion is highly unlikely.
Seven years on the causes of the war in Ukraine remain disputed. So it's important to look at a timeline of events.
Despite a fresh approach from the White House, internal issues make it unlikely that conflict in eastern provinces of Ukraine will end in 2021.
By embracing Russia as its primary source of inspiration, 'indi' is protesting about the country's socio-political problems in its own language.
Ukraine is struggling to assert its national identity and unite against pressure from Russia.
We are, as Snyder is urgently reminding us, perilously close to the edge of the fascist cliff