Politics

Ukraine Is Merely a Battlefield Between the Two Great Powers.

Ideological dissidence between Western and Eastern Ukraine has always allowed Russia and others to take advantage of the ‘now war-torn’ nation.

Sakshi Kharbanda, Ph.D.
Dialogue & Discourse
9 min readApr 9, 2022

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A Ukrainian military vehicle speeds by on the main road near Sytnyaky, Ukraine, on March 3, 2022. Photo: Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

I must admit that Putin has quickened my interest in authoritarian governments; however, the doubts and questions that linger, or rather plague my mind regarding what is real and fake, are just awfully annoying. And that’s the reason why I would refrain from making judgments in this write-up. Nonetheless, my readers need to know that I am totally against violence of any kind. And I firmly believe “not everything is fair in love and certainly not in war.” It is time we get over that outdated phrase.

Invading a nation and violating their sovereignty and geographical honor do not sound like things that could happen in 2022; however, they have, and it has made our world less secure and more unstable than ever before.

For a long time, the west had a false feeling of permanent security from dictators and their collaborators, both in Europe and America. After all, the whole ambition of creating the European Union after the Second World War was to have an organization that could help Europe and, therefore, the entire world…

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Sakshi Kharbanda, Ph.D.
Dialogue & Discourse

Learner| Researcher| Writer. Writes on Democracy, Capitalism and Inclusion. Fascinated by Mathematics and Mathematicians.