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Fear of Death and the War for Ukraine

Putin’s invasion may well be driven by dread of his own mortality

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Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Two days later, blasts could be heard in Kyiv, the capital city. Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed his people: “This night they will begin to storm. We all have to know what awaits us, and we have to withstand. The fate of




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Brandy L Schillace

Brandy L Schillace

(skil-AH-chay) Author in #history, #science, & #medicine. Bylines: SciAm, Globe&Mail, WIRED, WSJ. EIC Medical Humanities. Host of Peculiar Book Club. she/her

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