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A Ukrainain boy sits in a swing at a playground outside a building destroyed during attacks in Irpin, Ukraine, on the outskirts of Kyiv, in May 2022. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Here are the terrible costs of Vladimir Putin’s enduring war in Ukraine

Ukraine is facing a struggle for survival. Its population could fall to 30 million by the time the war ends, with cities destroyed, crops expropriated and thousands already killed and wounded.
Widespread protests have followed changes in the subsidised price of Baladi bread, a traditional Sudanese flatbread. Photo by MUJAHED SHARAF AL-DEEN SATI/AFP via Getty Images

Russia-Ukraine conflict is driving up wheat prices: this could fuel instability in Sudan

Wheat and bread play a central role for food security and political stability in Sudan.
Russian traditional wooden matryoshka dolls showing Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin on sale in a street souvenir shop in Moscow. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Putin’s war on history is another form of domestic repression

History always served as a weapon in the former Soviet Union, a way to control the narrative and deny the truth of the past. Vladimir Putin is now attempting to control this narrative through war.

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