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The Cold War Il: Considering Ukrainian NATO Membership Amidst Russian Referendums

By: Juan M. Ortega October 7, 2022 As the war between Russia and Ukraine continues into its eighth month, Russian President Vladmir Putin has again crossed the boundaries of international law. The Kremlin organized referendums in four regions in Eastern Ukraine: Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia. This territory comprises roughly 15% of Ukraine’s territory. Ukrainian government officials […]