The Morning Dispatch: The West Responds to Russia's Ukraine Invasion
The U.S. and EU try to strike a balance between imposing meaningful sanctions now and leaving something in reserve in case Putin's aggression continues.
Happy Wednesday! We have thoroughly enjoyed learning of—and kind of cheering for—Hank the Tank, a 500-pound black bear in Lake Tahoe who has broken into at least 28 houses and just can’t stop rummaging for food, despite California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials “hazing” him with paintballs, bean bags, sirens, and Tasers.
“This is a bear that …