If Putin’s goal in Ukraine is capturing Kyiv, ethno-nationalism may make compromise impossible

Russian President Vladimir Putin (via Pixabay)

Anything said in an effort to explain Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine needs an important qualifier. I do **NOT** believe that the attack on Ukraine was justified. However, we need to understand what Putin is doing, and why he is doing it.

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