Russia-Ukraine War and Beginning
It’s not the story began on 24th February 2022, but a story – plotted on 20th February 2014 – following Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity. Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine and supported Pro-Russian Separatists. From 2014 to February 2022, mouth-to-mouth fight, and controversial speeches were passed by the presidents of both nations. Finally on the 24th February, President Putin announced a special military operation – aiming for the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine. In simple words, Russian Army invaded Ukraine in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian War.
What Are the Expectations About War and Its End?
In the beginning, even after support from NATO and other organizations at global level, it seemed the war will end in a couple of days or hardly in a month. But, the situation is entirely different and war is still ongoing, even the end of 2022 is on edge. The United States of America, UK, and varied other nations are in favor of Ukraine supporting the country with weapons and through varied other ways too. On the other side, some nations are not in favor of anyone, but into limelight. Its impact can be seen in entire Europe because Ukraine is the major source of natural gases, petrol and other petroleum; while Russian is also the main source of fuel.
Russia Is Also Facing Big Financial Losses
The supplies are almost blocked as some nations have refused to get fuels from Russia; while Ukraine’s system has been demolished resulting in no supply to any nation. The main reason behind the increasing war issue is with a Russian military that build-up on the border of Ukraine – escalated tension between the two countries and strained their bilateral relations. Ukraine broke diplomatic relations with Moscow in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The War Impact on Ukraine
Talking about the impacts of war, the first one is blackout in Ukraine that has hit more than 10 millions. From employment to electricity supply and from food options to varied other issues are taking place in Ukraine. People are afraid of coming out of their houses or have to live in bunkers. Not only military, but common people are also facing issues; while casualty graph is increasing. The conflict and resulting sanctions have disrupted experts from the region for commodities like metals, foods, oil and gas – pushing up inflation to levels not seen in decades. Russia’s unexpected invasion of Ukraine continues to send shockwaves through global markets and put increasing inflationary pressure on the entire agriculture industry.
What Is Expected by the People?
Food prices are affected directly by disrupted supply from Ukraine and import restrictions for Russian Goods in markets.
There are varied other issues that are taking place. These all issues are luring the attention of European Council members to find out the right solutions. Regular meetings and conferences are taking place to get the right solutions. However, European Council Members have reached to a stage to take some of the strong decisions to find out the issues and provide the right solutions.