A Year of War

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a ceremony on the "Defender of the Fatherland Day" in Moscow, February 23, 2023. Photo credit: via REUTERS

A year after invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin defines the war as an existential battle for Russia’s survival. In a classic case of the aggressor blaming the victim, Putin says the West invaded Russia using Ukraine. “It’s they [the West] who have started the war. And we are using force to end it,” he said on […]