Is Putin losing this war?

    A popular argument holds that Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a big mistake.

    Because of Putin's violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, Ukraine is more likely to look west and prosper. Russia will be increasingly isolated and grow poorer. And Moscow will be stuck with responsibility for Crimea.

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