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Putin’s War
Putin’s War

Author(s): J Scott Younger
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Security and defense, Military policy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Russian Aggression against Ukraine, Russian war against Ukraine
Published by: Mednarodni inštitut za bližnjevzhodne in balkanske študije IFIMES
Keywords: Russia; Ukraine; war; Vladimir Putin; foreign policy; military policy;
Summary/Abstract: People across the world have been shocked by the happenings in Ukraine. A glance at all of the morning newspapers had the events there as the main headline, with Vladimir Putin, the Russian President’s name appearing prominently, Russia seldom. The television coverage is extensive. When the Swedish Vikings, who were known as the Rus, were ‘invited’ to put some governing stability into the region, in a comparatively short time, some twelve hundred years ago, Kyiv, after a few decades, became the capital. It was ideally situated for the Rus longboats, being on the River Dnieper coming from the Baltic. An early strong ruler was called Vladimir.

  • Page Count: 3
  • Publication Year: 2022
  • Language: English