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Ukraine, Russia and the last empire in Europe

"Putin meant to give an ideological and historical justification for Russia’s imperial policies towards Ukraine and to eventual further military revision of its borders. Medvedev’s article showed that Russia is not intending to continue talks in the Normandy or Minsk processes (…); instead, military, economic and energy pressure on Ukraine is meant to provoke Ukraine’s collapse from within," Volodymyr Yermolenko, Director of Analytics at Internews Ukraine and UkraineWorld's analyzed the imperial idea of politics of Russian leaders.

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