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Why is Ukraine the epicenter of this war?
Ukraine is a country with an abundance of rich and complex historical events. Until the late 20th century, the country was dominated by Poland, Lithuania, and Russia and was a member of the Soviet Union, known as the Ukrainian Soviet Specialist Republic. In 1990, the Soviet Union began to fall apart, urging Ukraine to take action and declare sovereignty and independence shortly after.
The declaration was highly favored by all, and after years of domination, their wishes were granted in a plebiscite. As of December 1991, Ukraine was an independent country and contributed to the formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States – an association of countries that were once part