Link: “The War in Ukraine Is a Colonial War”

Original post found at: https://www.newyorker.com/news/essay/the-war-in-ukraine-is-a-colonial-war

The bulk of this piece was a very informative crash-course in Ukrainian history (although I don’t agree that the Bolsheviks were insincere in their support for oppressed nations – that seemed to me the wishful thinking of an American who’d like to believe his country is history’s good guy).

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