The 2005 Orange Revolution resulted in the downfall of the pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych, who was subsequently impeached after the 2013 Euromaiden Protests that saw Ukrainians seeking alignment with the EU.
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The RussianinvasionofUkraine has, of course, provided a bandwagon for the LDP to obtain support for a larger military, and has been relentlessly exploited.
On February 28, 2022, FIFA decided that “Russian teams, whether national representative teams or club teams, shall be suspended from participation in both FIFA and UEFA competitions until further notice.
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In case of further heated conflicts, Russia’s “hybrid warfare” approach, which utilized confusion and destabilization alongside cyberattacks, needs to be tackled.
While the Russian Ministry of Defence stated on the same day that the 5,000 troops withdrew from the city to avoid encirclement, Kadyrov accused the ministry of nepotism and expressed his support to escalate the conflict.