Humanitarian corridors? Sanctions? No-fly zones? Military intervention? On March 10, 2022, two weeks after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Pulitzer Center offered an opportunity to better understand the war and its implications beyond the headlines.
With growing casualties inside Ukraine and larger refugee flows out of the country, often it is difficult to grasp the broader historical and regional context. Even before the February 24, 2022, invasion by Russia, the country has been involved in conflict for more than seven years since Russia began backing secessionists in eastern Ukraine. How does the current response and debate compare with that conflict that began in 2014?
Rebecca Hamilton, Dimiter Kenarov, Rachel Oswald, and Sarah Topol joined this conversation.