Russo-Ukrainian War

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Russo-Ukrainian War
Part of the post-Soviet conflicts and the Second Cold War
2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.svg
Map of the military situation
Date20 February 2014 - present
Location
Ukraine (with spillover into Russia)
Result Ongoing
Belligerents

Russia
Donetsk People's Republic
Luhansk People's Republic
Republic of Crimea (2014)
Kharkiv People's Republic (2014)
Odessa People's Republic (2014)
Flag of the Anti-Maidan.svg Anti-Maidan (-2014)


Supported by:
Belarus

Ukraine

The Russo-Ukrainian War[1] (Russian: российско-украинская война, Ukrainian: російсько-українська війна, romanizedrosiisko-ukrainska viina) is an ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine that began in February 2014. The war has been about the status of Crimea and parts of the Donbas, which are internationally seen as part of Ukraine.

Since 2021, there has been a crisis and military building of the Russian military near Ukraine, causing fears of a possible invasion.[2]

On 17 January 2022, Russian troops and weapons began arriving in Belarus for the 'Allied Resolve' exercise starting in February.[3]

On 24 February 2022, President Vladimir Putin announced the invasion of Ukraine.[4] It is believed President Vladimir Putin wishes to conquer the whole of Ukraine and rebuild the USSR.[source?]

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  1. Snyder, Timothy (2018). The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America. New York: Tim Duggan Books. p. 197. ISBN 9780525574477. Almost everyone lost the Russo-Ukrainian war: Russia, Ukraine, the EU, the United States. The only winner was China.; Mulford, Joshua P. (2016). "Non-State Actors in the Russo-Ukrainian War". Connections. 15 (2): 89–107. doi:10.11610/Connections.15.2.07. ISSN 1812-1098. JSTOR 26326442.; Shevko, Demian; Khrul, Kristina (2017). "Why the Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine Is a Hybrid Aggression Against the West and Nothing Else". In Gutsul, Nazarii; Khrul, Kristina (eds.). Multicultural Societies and their Threats: Real, Hybrid and Media Wars in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Zürich: LIT Verlag Münster. p. 100. ISBN 9783643908254.
  2. "Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on President Biden's Call with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine". The White House. 2022-01-02. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  3. "Russian forces arrive in Belarus for joint military drills". Reuters. 17 January 2022.
  4. "Russia attacks Ukraine". CNN. 24 February 2022. Archived from the original on 24 February 2022. Retrieved 24 February 2022.