It's time the US/EU realize that there are other nations that don't adhere to the Reagan or Bush doctrines and, if antagonized enough, will apply reciprocal force to resolve conflict.
Russia is not Iraq and not impressed with the "shock and awe" theatrics the US applied in that failed campaign.
If there is to be a world order it must include the world; not just the super power(s).
U.S. must acknowledge Russia’s strategic interest and cooperate | Al Jazeera America
As violence in Ukraine continues to escalate, experts say that the United States and other Western powers have failed to consider Russia’s foreign policy interests in the region for decades and continue to treat the rising power as a Cold War adversary.