What we can do about Putin invading Ukraine
Steps include boycotts, energy efficiency and independence, supporting international alliances in democratic nations
If there were any doubts about whether Vladimir Putin, who has pretty much commandeered Russia as an authoritarian leader since 1999, was a dictator, his invasion of Ukraine cleared those away in a hurry.
Putin wants to return Russia to its Soviet Union days. Democratic nations cannot allow that.
Here are some steps to take, both individually and collectively: