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Why the US and Nato have long wanted Russia to attack Ukraine

Wade, Robert Hunter (2022) Why the US and Nato have long wanted Russia to attack Ukraine. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (30 Mar 2022). Blog Entry.

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Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine has come at a substantial cost for Russia, with the country so far failing to achieve its military objectives and the Russian economy suffering under unprecedented western sanctions. Robert H. Wade argues that while nothing can excuse Russia’s invasion, the Kremlin has effectively fallen into a trap laid by the US and Nato that is intended to bring down Putin’s regime.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 24 May 2022 08:45
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:35

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