Ukraine vs. Russia: 1 Year Later

CAP Senior Fellow Johan Hassel reflects on the Ukrainian-Russian war one year later.

It’s been one year since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. CAP Senior Fellow Johan Hassel discusses the resilience of the Ukrainian people and shines light on what can be done to push back and hold ground against Vladimir Putin’s autocracy.

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Johan Hassel

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