Amelia Anisovych 7 year old ukrainian girl singing in a bomb shelter and in a charity concert. She touch hearts at tears. 3 millions of Ukrainians mostly women and childrens are refugees March 2022
It’s now almost a month since Russia invaded Ukraine and the news is coming in and the propaganda is coming out. This prevents us from making a balanced opinion.
In every war there is a reason. The reason must be legitimate. For example in the 2nd world war it was to liberate and drive out the Nazis. A villain is presented and this justifies a military intervention.
For Ukraine it is a bit like that. Russia justifies its special operation by liberating Ukraine from Nazis. (Only that). The Russian power continues to justify the attack of Ukraine by the presence of Nazi groups. The other argument is to protect the Russian inhabitants of Dombas who were ‘attacked by Ukrainians’. What is strange is that the other justification is not often heard. That of blocking the advance of NATO.
On the other side (USA and Europe) this war is presented as a will to integrate Ukraine to Russia. It is true that Ukrainian and Russian people are linked and that this thought could have been done. But is a war the right way to bring back the hearts?
So, on the one hand, there is a people who want to be independent and sovereign and who choose to turn to the West (Europe and NATO) and on the other hand, there is Russia which simply does not accept this choice. It must be said that the Ukrainian people are divided on the subject before 2014 it was pro Russian and after 2014 and became pro European. Since that day Ukraine is presented as having to make a choice. Either one or the other. Russia could have waited for the alternative to be made. The Ukrainians, tired of the corruption of president Zelensky, could have chosen a pro-Russian government…
Here is now the Russian answer on this war by the Russian ambassador.
If Ukraine wants to free Ukraine from Nazis, the journalist asks a very good question by saying that there are also Nazis in Switzerland and wonders if we should expect the Russian army to arrive in Switzerland.
Another interesting question: In January the Russians said that they would never invade Ukraine. Now how should we believe you.
If my opinion is only my opinion and I it is based only on my feeling, here it is. Putin has lost Ukraine. He thought that Russians and Ukrainians were the same people. But Ukrainians have also links with Poles. They are a people who for 30 years started to build themselves. Since 1990 Ukraine exists. To come out of communism is not easy. There was everything to build. But during this period an identity was built. On the one hand I understand Putin who does not want the Americans to settle on their border but I really have the impression that Putin does not accept the will of the Ukrainian people to freely dispose of their destiny. Invading Ukraine will only strengthen the patriotic feeling against the enemy which is Russia. In a conflict normally both sides are listened to and each one makes a step towards the other. We try to understand each other. With this war, each one reinforces its feelings and it becomes more and more difficult to reconcile the two sides. Traumatized by the bombs and this war, the Ukrainians will have hatred against Putin. Even if he succeeds in conquering the whole country, overthrowing the government and organizing a referendum for Ukraine to join the Russian Federation, I can’t imagine that the results will be credible. Even if he wins the war, Putin has lost Ukraine.