What Putin's war is really about

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If there was one thing that still united citizens of the Communist block in the early 1990s, it was the widespread hope to escape the Soviet drab, says Johannes Mueller, Head Of Research Macro Research, DWS Group.  No matter their disparate nationalities or their age, citizens hoped for a "normal" life of the sort most citizens of the democratic societies in the "West" take for granted. Getting richer, but also being able to read and think what you want, and say or write what you think, without the fear of government oppression or foreign invasion. In purely economic terms, some co...

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