Invading Ukraine May Never Have Been Putin’s Aim – The Threat Alone Could Advance Russia’s Goals

February 16, 2022

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Presented by The Conversation

U-M history and political science professor Ronald Suny discusses the broader context of the Ukraine-Russia crisis, seeing this “dangerous standoff as part of the continuing fallout from the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.” Suny notes that Russia feels “insecure” regarding its decline in regional power and feels as though it is a “victim of Western expansion and wants a restoration of its lost influence.” The faculty expert highlights Ukraine’s strategic depth, possible moves and a road map out of the crisis.

 

 

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