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The Budapest Memorandum: A Deal That Should Have Ensured Peace in Ukraine

The Budapest Memorandum: A Deal That Should Have Ensured Peace in Ukraine

By invading Ukraine, Russia has once again offended the nation’s sovereignty, and in doing so, breached the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. Russia is among the signatories of the agreement, which ensured respect for Ukraine’s borders and freedom from being invaded by Russia, in return for Ukraine giving up its nuclear weapons.
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Hugh Trimble 111 days ago
Don’t think NATO membership was in the cards for Ukraine but EU membership might be more scary for Putin. Imagine if Russia had a modern attitude, they could also have been in the EU. That would mean loss of sovereignty to Brussels for Putin in exchange for better economy. Not likely!
Oh ya 113 days ago
And the west and NATO should have told Ukraine a flat out no it would not be allowed in NATO also like a agreement that was signed promising RUSSIA that NATO would not move east. Promises broken
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