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The conflict in Ukraine will soon be heading into its third year with no sign of a cease-fire. Yet it is becoming increasingly clear that many in the West are growing impatient with the emerged stalemate and reluctant to provide continued military support to Ukraine.

However, wars do come to an end, often with one side making concessions in exchange for peace. And over the course of the Ukraine war, influential voices in the West – be it those of the late Henry Kissinger, former President Donald Trump or high-ranking NATO official Stian Jenssen, to name a few – have raised the prospect of Ukraine having to cede land to Russia in exchange for peace.

An expert on Western military interventions in transnational ethnic conflicts, Elis Vllasi, senior research associate and lecturer, provides his insight on the impacts of peace agreements. Read more at The Conversation.

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