Siya Khumalo | Plot twist in Russia vs Ukraine crisis as Sweden and Finland broach NATO membership

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Soldiers are seen around piles of sand used for blocking a road in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv amid Russian attacks.
Soldiers are seen around piles of sand used for blocking a road in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv amid Russian attacks.
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If Sweden and Finland join NATO before Ukraine, it's Putin's loss or it's proof Ukraine was a pawn among rich countries that posture (but don't act) on principle: time will tell, writes Siya Khumalo.

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