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Article with Scott Radnitz: “‘Power talks’ for Putin in his ‘war of choice,’ local university experts say”

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February 28, 2022

“No one should have been surprised that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine on Thursday morning, experts in that region’s history and politics said.

“‘This didn’t come out of nowhere,’ said Professor Scott Radnitz, associate professor of Russian and Eurasian studies in the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. ‘For Putin, this is a war of choice.'”