The Middle East Is Burning – But the Crisis in Ukraine Must Not Be Forgotten


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(The Standard) Autumn has seen the forests of Ukraine turn gorgeous shades of orange and yellow. In the capital, Kyiv, in the north of the country, families and young lovers stroll in the historic cobbled streets – catching the last rays of sunshine before the bitter winter sets in.

But this peaceful idyll is an illusion. Ukraine is a country at war – the biggest conflict in Europe since World War Two. In the twenty months since Russia launched its full-scale invasion, there have been an estimated 200,000 dead and injured on the Ukrainian side. The Russian total is likely over 300,000.

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Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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