. Why is Russia invading Ukraine and what does Putin want? « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC – Russian troops are advancing on Ukraine’s capital from several directions after Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion. In a pre-dawn TV address on 24 February, he declared Russia could could not feel “safe, develop and exist” because of what he claimed was a constant threat from modern Ukraine.

Many of President Putin’s arguments were false or irrational. He claimed his goal was to protect people subjected to bullying and genocide and aim for the “demilitarisation and de-Nazification” of Ukraine. There has been no genocide in Ukraine: it is a vibrant democracy, led by a president who is Jewish.

Find more details on his evolving crisis at BBC News.





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