... The Americans have so far sent 18 F-15 and F-16 jets to the region, which risked getting embroiled in a wider conflict Thursday after Russian President Vladimir Putin won approval to use armed force in eastern Ukraine if necessary on the pretext of protecting ethnic Russians.A step in the right direction, but still insufficient to deter Putin.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Ukraine - CF fighters deployed to Europe
Today PM Harper committed to the deployment of six F-18s to Europe in response to NATO's call for help. This adds to similar deployments from the USA: