The Russian response will affect the United States by Wednesday, April 18, though fakenews enemies, CNN, and Donald (Negative One) Trump appear united in their efforts to ignore the fact that Russian contingency plans are underway, already.
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Though seeming to it's US defense technicians to be manageable, it is actually only a check written to buy time.
Time with which the high confidence status of the Russian commitment can be matched by the members of each of the member states of the Russo-Sino-Iranian-Turkish Alliance. And time is on their side.