RUSSIA-UKRAINE ON GOING CONFLICT

The complex crisis between Russia and Ukraine is linked to history. The tension between Russia and Ukraine is mainly for two reasons first is that Ukraine is a matter of strategic importance to Russia.

Second, there is also a territorial conflict between Russia and Ukraine.  In 1900 the two were soviet republics. Russia was the most powerful of the 15 republics and Ukraine was the second most powerful, it had a defense, Industries, large agricultural lands, and much of the soviet nuclear arsenal during the cold war. Ukraine was the arch-rival of the united states. The soviet union collapsed in 1991 and Ukraine become independent as did Russia – Ukraine inherited much soviet nuclear arsenal but gave it up to Russia in 1994, and the United States supported both the countries to making an agreement on the elimination of nuclear weapon of Ukraine  in exchange Moscow guaranteed Ukraine’s security and promised to respect it’s sovereignty. They agreed to sign the Budapest memorandum along with these countries. Also in 1986  united state helped Ukraine in cleaning of the waste of nuclear after metldown In November 2013 viktor Yanukoych was the president of Ukraine, he had a reputation for heavy- handedness, corruption and above all for being pro­­- Moscow in 2013, he declined an EU trade deal could have gave  greater intergration with the European union instead Yanukovych chosen to take 15 billion dollar from Russia. Crimea joined Ukraine after Ukraine got independent in 1991 however in March 2013 Crimea joined Russia and become part of Russia and in 2014 , around 298 people lost their lives in flight shut by the rebels then Ukraine military decided to fight back.

TO EXAMINE THE RELATIONSHIP OF RUSSIA AND UKRAINE BEFORE ON GOING SITUATION

To understand the relationship  between the countries before present crisis, need to discuss their historical, geographical, social and economic with technology aspect. These countries had long dispute history. As Ukraine was part of Russia however separated from Russia  and announced itself as an independent state the main reason of conflict  between these is geographical aspect, if take social and cultural aspect into consideration then as Ukraine was part of soviet republic it has deep social and cultural similarities as the country shares border with Russia  and people in Ukraine speaks Russian, it’s very natural when two state shares their borders people who lives near to border have impact of each others cultural aspect.

If look into the economic and technology aspect Ukraine in 2017 world bank stated that Ukraine’s economy had recorded growth however Ukraine is poorest state in Europe and also Ukraine doesn’t substantial technology. As far as Russia’s economy is concern, its economy come at 5th position in Europe and saved 11th at world’s economy. Russia is a powerful country. Russia is the second large country which export weapon to other country it is very much clear that Russia is has a strong economy with great technology. In the Global innovation index it secured 46th rank ,2021.

 

TO EXAMINE THE ON GOING SITUATION OF UKRAINE AND RUSSIA

The conflict between was started on 24 February 2022 and till the conflict is going on. It completed  79  of this arms between the countries. This conflict gave negative impact on both the countries economy, their citizens, social instability and economic damages, loss of lives of the people.

Because of the fight between the counties people need to left their home and become refuge, their citizens are dying because of hunger , lack of food, basic medical needs. If this fighting don’t  stop it will damage both the countries in all the dimension.

THE IMPACT OF THE ONGOING SITUATION AT GLOBAL  LEVEL

Recently International Monetary Fund  stated before the ongoing situation that Russia and Ukraine play important role in the world economy because they produce major commodity in the world while this dispute between the both the country will affect the world. Especially the price of oil and natural gas and food prices will be jump higher and the result there will be slower growth in the world economy and inflation will take speed. The world needs to face all these issues.

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