• Brian Becker

Ukraine Powder Keg: Why NATO Expansion Must End


A historic crisis is playing out in Eastern Europe over Ukraine, one that has profound ramifications for the entire world.


The United States and its allies are imposing harsh sanctions on Russia over its recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as independent states, and the possibility of direct clashes between the Ukrainian and Russian military looms. This episode covers how NATO expansion and the 2014 western-backed coup in Ukraine created the powderkeg situation that is currently exploding, and what may come next.


Brian is joined by Eugene Puryear, author and activist, host of the BreakThrough News podcast The Punch Out, and co-host of the BT live video show The Freedom Side. Watch the video edition of “The Real Story” on BreakThrough News!