Russia’s War on Ukraine

One year ago, on Feb. 24, 2022, the world changed. In the bitter chill of that morning, Russian artillery and air strikes began pummeling Ukrainian cities. And Russian tanks and troops—tens of thousands of troops—started pouring across the borders into Ukraine.

The plan by Vladimir Putin was to quickly conquer Ukraine the way he had taken the nation’s Crimea nine years earlier. He expected little Ukrainian resistance, a rapid surrender from President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and a fast victory for Russia. But here we are one year later: Zelenskyy is still in Kyiv, the Ukrainians are still fighting with resolve and they are fighting with more and more backing from Nato and other countries.

Read more at “Russia’s War on Ukraine—One Year On”

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