If Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to gobble up another chunk of Ukraine at little or no cost to his own interests, he should have done it while Donald Trump was still president. With President Biden leading the response, Putin’s potential costs are rising — while his hoped-for benefits have evaporated.

Source: Eugene Robinson, washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/02/21/russia-ukraine-biden-strength-putin-must-long-for-trump/