Almost nine months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine, and there are no doubts that the Kremlin has terribly miscalculated both its military capabilities and Ukrainians' will to resist. For Ukrainians, the war really started in 2014 with the illegal annexation of Crimea.
Host Tomas Pildegovičs sat down with the Co-Founder of the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center and civic activist Natalya Popovich to dig deeper into the foundations of Ukrainian resilience. Natalya shares her insights into how Ukrainian culture, perception of themselves, and history have changed since the annexation of Crimea and how Ukrainians built the image of "professional resisters" by countering Russian information operations long before the Russian army set foot on their soil.
For Ukrainians 🇺🇦, war has already started in 2014 with annexation of Crimea, and they have been building military capacity, as well as capabilities in cognitive domain ever since. Listen to the latest episode of #StratComPodcast w/ Natalya Popovich here: https://t.co/lQ3XRpbwhs pic.twitter.com/buhYlFduti— STRATCOMCOE (@STRATCOMCOE) November 9, 2022