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Tensions Over Ukraine: Russia’s Rationale for War

  • January 12, 2022

On this episode of Chain Reaction, Aaron speaks with Michael Kofman, who serves  as Research Program Director in the Russia Studies Program at the Center for Naval Analyses, about the latest developments in Ukraine. The discussion centered on Russia’s potential use of force and why the Kremlin may conclude that the actual costs of an invasion are lower than is commonly assumed.

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