Two independence referendums that are very different.
A vote to join Russia isn't preordained.
Tweets and blogs to push the message.
Liz Wahl refuses to work for Russian broadcaster anymore.
“They sit there across the pond as if in a lab running all kinds of experiments on the rats."
Bill Browder says Putin could even be a target.
It's not all about the numbers.
When Putin wrote his New York Times op-ed in September, he was warning that exceptionalism could easily lead to overreach. It's a fair point, but Putin, apparently, can't take his own advice.