Putin's Fantasy Of Russia As Anti-Western Bulwark
The fanciful idea of Russia's aggression as a stance against Anglo-Saxon greed
Even as poorly trained, poorly led and poorly supplied Russian forces retreat on the battlefield, the danger that the war in Ukraine will erupt into a wider conflict continues to grow. Vladimir Putin has responded to the weakening of his military position by “annexing” four contested regions inside Ukraine, declaring that the conflic…
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