John Matisonn | Ukraine-Russia: We're on brink of an unnecessary war, we should invoke Madiba's name

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South Africa has little relevance in the big power battle in the Ukraine-Russia crisis, but we should be on the side of a diplomatic outcome. We don't want to encourage Putin to be a bully, but nor should the US be encouraged into an unnecessary war, writes John Matisonn.

The signs of impending war increase by the hour.

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