We have a chance to convert Ukraine’s dream of peace into reality. Let’s seize this opportunity, writes Paul Grod.
A Canadian military training instructor demonstrates a magazine loading technique to Ukrainian soldiers during Operation Unifier in Starychi, Ukraine in February.
Photograph courtesy of the Department of National Defence
In September, Russian President Putin made what seemed to many a concession. He indicated possible Russian support for a UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine, where Russia has waged a war of aggression against Ukraine for three years.
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