Oct 12, 2022 • 31M

How to think about the war in Ukraine

Five concepts that might help

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Timothy Snyder
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Sometimes it helps to take a step back from the news.  In this lecture, I provide five ways to think about the war in Ukraine: as a military conflict, as an example of colonialism, as an example of genocide, as a crucible for new forms of language, and as a test of democracy.  This was originally delivered to the Human Rights Workshop of Yale Law School…

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