Shared History, Military Importance, and Resources Explains Why Putin’s Russia Invaded Ukraine

Territory of Ukraine in color of their flag Elionas from Pixabay

On the surface there are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine that can justify why the former has in the past tried to keep the latter in its political orbit. Both share Russian as a language, media popular in Russia has also been popular in Ukraine, there many families who live and work across both countries, and Russia

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Charles Beuck

Charles Beuck

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Charles writes on art, history, politics, travel, fantasy, science fiction, poetry. BA in Psychology, MA, PhD in Political Science.