The idea that Russia was somehow provoked to invade Ukraine is bad history, whether it comes from the Kremlin or the West.
The 2022 energy crisis brought an unthinkable sea-change to Europe, with Russian gas imports shriveling. There are now compelling arguments to stop them altogether.
Russia always claimed it protected Russian-speakers from Ukrainian oppression. It’s an irony that in the end, the death blow to the language came from the Kremlin.
Expectations are high for the pyrotechnics of a widely anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive, but Kyiv has already made its first moves, and quietly.Learn More
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