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Ukrainian victory would not include Crimea

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Sep 17, 2022 at 15:51

Ukraine's definition of victory means the restoration of all of Ukraine's pre-2014 territories. But an actual Ukrainian victory would not include Crimea. As I understand it Russia sees Crimea as eternally Russian. Russia's explicit nuclear threat applies to Crimea.

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