Opinion

Ukraine flashpoint: unfolding crisis on border with Russia reflects world leaders' failure to learn from history

By John Tierney
February 22 2022 - 2:00am
PUTIN'S PUSH: The world's eyes are focused on major military activity on both sides of Russia's border with Ukraine.

There are sliding door moments in history when an ill-considered decision by government will have disastrous consequences that echo through the ages.

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