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Two Years of War in Ukraine: Timeline to Invasion

February 24, 2024 will mark the second year of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On that day, Russian military forces launched a full-scale invasion, which has since left thousands of Ukrainians dead and millions displaced. As the second year of the war comes to a close and the discussions on continued support for Ukraine’s efforts to end the Russian aggression intensify, it is necessary to remember how it all unfolded. The Wilson Center's Ukraine in Europe initiative prepared a timeline of key events leading up to the invasion, showcasing the unwavering transatlantic commitment to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.

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