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War in Ukraine: How we got here – a timeline



War in Ukraine – A timeline of how we got here

A wounded woman after an airstrike damaged an apartment complex in the city of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine, on 24 February 2022. (Photo: Wolfgang Schwan / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

On Thursday, 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. The move follows days of warnings from global players about the imminent attack. But the threat of Russia's action has been building for years.


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  • Astonishing. Sad. Mad. There they go again. Killing on genocide scales while the world looks on. Just goes to prove again how morality is a misnomer.

    • Agree, but Putin knows that NATO cannot fight in Ukraine and that the Americans are too wrapped up in their own pathetic squabbles. I would bet that 80% of Americans have no idea where Ukraine is.
      The biggest mistake the world made was letting Putin get away with the annexation of Crimea. He is a megalomaniac, psychopathic bully!

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