Ukraine crisis

WATCH: Ever wondered how the war in Ukraine started

Share

If you have ever wondered how the war in Ukraine started nearly ten months ago, then you need to watch this video.

Although it is now some eight months old, it is worth rerunning as we look back on how the war could’ve been avoided.

It is a well-known fact that the expansion of NATO is what caused Russian President Vladimir Putin to take the action he did, rather than the oft stated reason “to get rid of the Nazis in power.

When Gorbachev was in power and relations with the West returned to some normality, part of the agreement to end the cold war is that NATO would not expand beyond its current boundaries. And that expansion back in the 90’s is where it all started.

Sadly, the war has cost many lives and brought immense grief and suffering to many. Is there a solution in sight, there doesn’t appear to be a peaceful one on the horizon despite the efforts of Turkiye and the Vatican to bring about one.

Whether everything in the interview is true, is up to you to decide, but much of it has been said before. 


Thank you for taking the time to read this article, do remember to come back and check The Euro Weekly News website for all your up-to-date local and international news stories and remember, you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

 

 

Peter McLaren-Kennedy

Originally from South Africa, Peter is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for the Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com.



Show comments

Recent Posts

  • Football

Huddersfield Town sack manager Mark Fotheringham as relegation looms

Huddersfield Town is looking for their third manager this year after they sacked Mark Fotheringham,…

7 mins ago
  • Sport

Tottenham Hotspur sponsorship proposal leak to be investigated

An investigation into a leak of the proposed sponsorship of Tottenham Hotspur by the South…

37 mins ago
  • News

WATCH: Leopard wreaks havoc in packed courtroom leaving several injured

A packed courtroom saw a number of people injured after a leopard managed to enter…

1 hour ago
  • USA

BREAKING: Multiple shooting injuries at Williamsburg Charter High School in Brooklyn, New York

Three people are reported to have been shot at Williamsburg Charter High School in Brooklyn,…

1 hour ago
  • World News

Tigers, sharks, pangolins and now donkeys as Chinese demand for traditional medicine flourishes

Chinese demand for animal products has a new target donkeys, with demand for the lowly…

2 hours ago
  • UK News

Former Sheffield Hallam Labour MP funded cocaine habit by fiddling expenses

Former Sheffield Hallam Labour MP Jared O´Mara has been convicted of fraud after he was…

2 hours ago