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Securing peace in Ukraine

This requires a compromise on their current positions by both Russia and the US


Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Nitin Desai
The one-year-old war in Ukraine is not just between Russia and Ukraine. It is also a conflict between Russia and the United States.  The Cold War may have ended. But the antagonism between these two superpowers has not, except for a brief spell in the early 1990s. The Ukraine war may be close to a direct conflict between the two powers, which has rarely taken place in the 75 years of this antagonism except in the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962.

The origin of this antagonism goes back to the second half of the 1940s when the Soviet Union was
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First Published: Mar 27 2023 | 9:27 PM IST

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