https://steadystate.org/wp-content/uploads/crimean-peninsula.jpg 532 799 Brian Czech /wp-content/uploads/logo.svg Brian Czech2022-02-17 12:09:372022-03-25 08:45:42It’s Not Grain Putin Wants – It’s Water
It’s Not Grain Putin Wants – It’s Water
by Andrey Beregovskiy
For several weeks now, the world has been following the movement of troops on the Russia-Ukraine border with a question: What does Putin want? While the Kremlin cites potential Ukrainian membership in NATO as a casus belli, experts have been proposing alternative reasons for why Vladimir Putin wants to invade Ukraine. In a recent post, Brian Czech suggests that the most overlooked reason is the extremely fertile agricultural lands comprising much of Ukraine.