5 Books for Understanding the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

(Lavra Bell Tower, Kyiv, Ukraine)

 

How did we get here? On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a large-scale military invasion of Ukraine, one of its neighbors to the southwest, marking a steep escalation to a conflict that began in 2014. We’ve put together a list of books by Russia experts to help shed light on Russia, its people, and what Putin wants.