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What is the origin of the conflict between #Ukraine and #Russia and why is it of international relevance?

The recent tension on the Ukrainian-Russian border is nothing new. Since 2014, the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine has been embroiled in a bitter conflict that has already left more than 14,000 fatalities. Russia's annexation of Crimea triggered a series of movements that have made this war in Ukraine a conflict at the international level. NATO and the European Union see in this former Soviet republic a potential ally, while the Kremlin fears that Kiev will move further away from Moscow. In this video we explain the causes and development of this ongoing conflict and the geopolitical issues at stake.

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