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20 Russian Miscalculations in Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces in February 2022 has not gone according to plan. Here is what went wrong.

Illustration by André Carrilho

#1 The sanctions are a lot tougher than Putin could have anticipated.

Putin may have expected the same kind of sanctions imposed on Russia when it annexed Crimea. This is a massive miscalculation. He was warned by the United States before the invasion that…

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