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After a long-standing period of tension between the two nations, Russia began a military invasion of the eastern border of Ukraine on February 23, 2022. There has been an extensive history between Ukraine and Russia which has led to the start of this conflict. At this time, the invasion of Ukraine is a fluid situation with new developments occurring daily. Countries around the world are showing support for Ukraine and condemning Russia’s actions. These countries have placed strict sanctions on Russia, but have stopped short of sending military personnel to aid Ukraine. The United States has expressed our support of Ukraine and President Biden addressed the conflict during his State of the Union Address.


This is the 16th entry in the Critical Questions series.