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Concerning Fascist Fighters In Ukraine [David Van Deusen]

3/21/2022, Vermont, USA -Vladimir Putin’s Russia is motivated by imperialist ambitions and is rightly condemned by most for its military aggression against Ukraine. This is not a war of ideology for Putin.  Russia is no longer the Soviet Union, but rather an authoritarian capitalist state where only Putin and the Oligarchs wield power.  In a word, this is a war of empire.

Image above: Soldiers of the Azov Battalion in a truck reinforced with steel plates. The flag on the side of the truck bears the emblem of the organisation Patriot of Ukraine. Image by Carl Ridderstråle. Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

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