140305124642-ukraine-pro-russian-supporters-story-top copyAs the crisis in the Ukraine continues, a new national poll indicates that for the first time in more than a decade, more than half of Americans see Russia as a serious threat to the U.S. A CNN/ORC International survey released Friday also indicates that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unfavorable rating among Americans has soared over the past month. And the poll indicates that the vast majority of the public says Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine break international law, and half of those questioned say a new Cold War between the U.S. and Russia is likely. According to the poll, 69% of Americans say they see Russia as threat to the U.S. “That’s a 25-percentage point increase since 2012 and represents the highest number on that question since the break-up of the Soviet Union,” says CNN Polling Director Keating Holland. MORE