Well, it's a sincerely as close call that requires some strategic thinking. Pressuring the Russian government under the authority of Mr. Putin would evidently be an equation for current diplomatic relations with the nation of Russia to unfortunately be severely infringed upon. The United States must identify implementations to counter the organization of the Islamic state by utilizing its diplomatic relations with the nation as Russia as leverage to exploit a violently flourishing jihadist influence of hate and destruction. Russia has been raised as our fellow acquaintance in competitive demand for the most prosperous superpower on the face of the earth by promoting to construct innovative technologies for future advances with space exploration, global influence of values, militaristic aspects (artillery) and a plethora of more as well. But now the time has come in the 21rst century that tyranny has been awakening increasingly over time (Isis). As two overall productive nations we must seek to develop a surplus of strategies to find a healthy relationship with Russia in many aspects as feasible. If we were to overly pressure our fellow allies in what measures they should proceed to implement in colonizing and bringing new forms of governmental manners to Crimea. Vladimir Putin proposed various efforts to readily communicate with the United States government in an orderly fashion that will be a future recipe of the dynamic worlds chaos a cure in the matters concerning political Affairs branching with the Islamic state and multiple other radical influences. This recent Article of how minimal implementations have been occurring in Ukraine to justify the claim that the situation is civilized and for the most part controlled. The United States should join the ballot to keep promoting a democracy that will guide desperate nations under fascism, communism and totalitarianism to a bright path ahead but we have to value and respect what Russia may having to offer with the nation of Ukraine in colonization. To reiterate, Incompetently at This point in society "Pressuring" Vladimirs government to withdraw from influencing the Ukraine nation would not even be thinkable to fathom of how damaging it may come to bite us for diplomatic relations in defeating the influence of the Islamic state. This source will provide a brief prospective of what's currently occurring in attempts to influence Ukraine, incorporating the slight currency increase of 0.6 percent. Quote: "The ruble advanced the most in emerging markets and the cost of insuring Russian debt against default dropped as Steinmeier sought to ease the tensions over Crimea. The currency climbed 0.6 percent to 64.3747 at 1:59 p.m. in Moscow, reversing losses on Friday triggered by Putin’s warning. Five-year credit-default swaps fell five basis points to 226, curbing an increase since Putin’s comments to 16 basis points". Let's guide our nation to have a future positive relationship with the nation of Russia as time elapses for the sake of currently alleviating an influence that cannot be respected under the values of Islam that is promoting hatred under the eyes of verbal and physical actions of Isis. Source- http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-15/germany-urges-easing-of-russia-ukraine-tensions-as-talks-start. Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions"- Paulo Coelho We live in a world where finding fault in others seems to be the favorite blood sport. It has long been the basis of political campaign strategy. It is the theme of much television programming across the world. It sells newspapers. Whenever we meet anyone, our first, almost unconscious reaction may be to look for imperfections"- Henry B. Eyring Credit to- http://mobile.brainyquote.com/search_results.html?q=Political+. Article of Russia and Ukraine influence: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-15/germany-urges-easing-of-russia-ukraine-tensions-as-talks-start Thank you for your time.