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An absurd war |  The Journal of Montreal

An absurd war | The Journal of Montreal

The war which is being born in Ukraine is absurd insofar as it will harm everyone, except the arms dealers. Ukraine has nothing to do with a war that will ravage its territory. Its preparations are already exerting a considerable drain on public finances. Each year, more than 4% of the country's GDP is spent on modernizing its army. Russia has nothing good to expect from a war against Ukraine. Unlike the Ukrainian soldiers, who will fight with fervor, it is far from certain that the Russian soldiers will engage in battle with conviction. The Russian population does not seem very warm to the idea of ​​a war against Ukraine. The actual popular benefit that Putin would derive in the long term from such a conflict is doubtful. The Russian occupation of Ukr...