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Why the Ukraine conflict isn’t a new Cold War

International history expert Kristina Spohr discusses the historical parallels of the war in Ukraine

Published: April 4, 2022 at 3:57 pm
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International history expert Professor Kristina Spohr talks to Matt Elton about the historical parallels of the current conflict in Ukraine – and why we shouldn’t see it as a new Cold War.



Matt EltonDeputy Editor, BBC History Magazine

Matt Elton is BBC History Magazine’s Deputy Editor. He has worked at the magazine since 2012 and has more than a decade’s experience working across a range of history brands.


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