By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
A likely scenario for another Russian occupation might include the pretext to humanitarian intervention on behalf of besieged territories now held by pro-Russian separatists.
NATO said that “Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border.”
By June, NATO saw Russian troop presence along the border numbered at only 1,000, which was down from 40,000 troops earlier in the year.