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The meaning of Ukraine's coming neutrality

11 mins | Apr 11, 2022
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From European history, it may not be a bad thing. During peace talks in Turkey, Ukrainian negotiators said Kyiv was ready to accept neutrality. A declaration that is often looked at as a dangerous sacrifice by any country. But, with many focusing on whether neutrality is even possible for Ukraine during martial law, Anatol Lieven, a senior fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, instead looks at history's many examples of what neutral status means - and, more importantly - what it does not.
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