The Geopolitical Implications of Russia's Invasion of the Ukraine

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Paul Dibb

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Policy paper

Russia's invasion of Ukraine's Crimea territory in March 2014 has raised serious questions about the end of the post Cold War era. the spectacle of Russian troops ignoring the sovereignty of Ukraine's borders and annexing Crimea has taken us back to a world long forgotten - particularly in Europe. This is a world where the sanctity of internationally recognised borders is ignored, the use of military force is back in command and where a nuclear armed power acts with impunity in its own neighbourhood.

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