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“One of the dumbest things I’d ever heard”: Tucker Carlson mocks Putin’s “Nazi Ukraine” lies

American media personality Tucker Carlson hoped Vladimir Putin would use their hotly-anticipated February 6 interview in Moscow to accuse the West of provoking the war in Ukraine. Instead, the Kremlin dictator appeared far more interested in reciting Russia’s distant historical claims to Ukraine and portraying the whole invasion as some kind of anti-Nazi crusade. With […]

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Serhii Plokhy: Putin’s belief that Russians and Ukrainians are one and the same people is dead

For the past decade, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has framed his country’s escalating campaign of aggression against Ukraine as a crusade for historical justice. Time and again, Putin has brandished his own highly distorted view of Ukraine’s place in Russian history in order to justify the invasion, occupation, and forced russification of the modern Ukrainian […]