About the processes of the past, it is Phone Number List the present that induces us to reformulate our hypotheses about it. The brutality of the Russian military action cannot help but push us to review our previous assessments of the nature of the historical process that has led to the present crisis. And, in the specific case of Ukraine, it seems to Phone Number List me that the way events have unfolded raises the possibility that we find ourselves, rather than facing a security crisis, facing a crisis caused by the long and traumatic process of Phone Number List decolonization of the post-Soviet space.
The first element with which this process of Phone Number List reassessing the historical context in which the invasion of Ukraine took place must begin is that this country is not part of NATO and, although in 2008 it was decided to consider its admission, it has not taken place. and there were no signs at the time of the invasion that this process could take place in the near future. Furthermore, it is important to Phone Number List remember that Ukraine renounced the possession of nuclear weapons in exchange for the guarantee of respecting its sovereign borders, agreed in Phone Number List the Budapest Memorandum signed in December 1994 by Russia, the United States, Great Britain and Ukraine.
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