With Russia tightening grip on Crimea, we can see prophecy falling into place. As you may already know, Ezekiel 38 tells us that Russia will strengthen its forces and band together with nations in the Middle Eastern Head and focus its intent against Israel. However, when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, know the end is not yet here. This is not the final battle of Armageddon, but it will lead to the deadly wound to one of the heads of the beast. The battle of Armageddon happens on a much deeper level a little later.