Adam Tooze: Can Ukraine’s Counteroffensive End the War?
The new push against Russian forces has raised endgame scenarios.
In the first week of its counteroffensive, the Ukrainian military managed to seize control of seven villages—comprising about 35 square miles. But Kyiv supporters are anticipating much more from Ukraine’s military operation, which is expected to last several months. Many are hoping that it could lay the groundwork for an end to the war—whether through negotiation, an outright victory for Ukraine, or some deepening relationship between Ukraine and the West.
Cameron Abadi is a deputy editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @CameronAbadi
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