Rachel Maadow 5/9/22

It occurred to me during all the hype before the Russian holiday that Putin could just declare victory and order the troops home and hope that Ukraine would let them all depart without blowing them up. If the dissidents in Donbas are rounded up and their weapons destroyed, they are on their own. How will Russians know who’s in control of Crimea? When tourists go to the beach, do they know who’s providing basic services?