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What’s on Putin’s mind?

The Ukraine Crisis and the Russian-Atlantic relationship

At the moment this article is being written Ukrainian troops are fighting fierce battles against Russian troops. Developments in the Ukraine are changing rapidly. Han Bouwmeester explores President Putin’s intentions with Ukraine. One part concerns the strained Russian-Atlantic relations ever since the end of the Cold War, while the second part describes Putin’s convictions.


Han Bouwmeester


Ukraine, Oekraine, Putin, Poetin, Zelensky, Russia, Rusland

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What’s on Putin’s mind?

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