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Russia’s long journey from partner of the west to pariah reflects a huge failure of its diplomacy

Anna-Sophie Maass, Lancaster University Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine two months ago, the world has grown used to the sight of the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky. Zelensky’s diplomatic initiatives, initially from hiding in the besieged capital, Kyiv, and more recently in open meetings with a range of world leaders, have made him one of the most recognisable faces in …

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