Why Many Global South Countries Side with Russia

The latest on the war, including:
– Russia’s allies in the Global South
– Why does Ukraine, a former colony, not elicit sympathy from former colonies in Africa?
– Putin’s anti-colonial speech
– Summary of UNHCR report on Russian war crimes in Ukraine from Feb-March 2022
– Sexual violence, summary executions, and unspeakable atrocities carried out by Russian soldiers
– Should Russians be allowed into Europe as tourists?
– How Putin has reorganized the Russian state
– Putin’s “Coordination Council” as a tacit admission of failure thus far

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