“He’s this cold-blooded… (guy) who, I think, has some delusions of what his legacy is going to be. I don’t like what’s happening in Ukraine. I don’t buy it. He’s sending ‘peace keepers’ in for humanitarian aid. It’s armed guards blatantly land grabbing. I don’t like it… It feels like a remote issue for us (in the U.S.), but it’s not. At any moment one of these key players can make a move in this very dangerous game and it will change the world as we know it.” Actress Vera Farmiga takes aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin over the crisis in her native Ukraine. Tensions in the Eastern European region were heightened last month (Mar14) when Putin sent soldiers into the Ukrainian territory of Crimea following a period of civil unrest.