LUS President Joe Biden has called the crimes committed by the Russian army in Ukraine since the start of the invasion on February 24 “genocide”. “It’s increasingly clear that Putin is trying to erase the very idea of being a Ukrainian,” he told reporters in Washington. Bernard Bruneteau, professor of contemporary history at the Rennes Institute of Political Studies, has worked extensively on totalitarianism and genocide in the twentiethand century. He is the author of numerous books on these themes, including A century of genocide. Hereros in Darfur (Editions Armand Colin, 2016).
Point : How do you view US President Joe Biden’s use of the term genocide to qualify Russian aggression on Ukraine?
Bernard Bruneteau: I…
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