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A Brutal General Won't Be Enough to Turn Around Putin's Ukraine War

The reported appointment of Gen. Alexander Dvornikov as head of a unified Russian command in Ukraine ensures more suffering of civilians, but not necessarily victory for Moscow

Anshel Pfeffer
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It’s hard to imagine a less likely couple than Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Boris Johnson, but the Ukrainian president and Britain’s prime minister do have one thing in common – a keen understanding of the close relationship between politics and showbiz. That similar instinct was on display on Saturday when they went for a stroll through the sunlit streets of central Kyiv, from the presidential office to Maidan Square.

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