Was the Russia-Ukraine war predictable and preventable?

Kent Kroeger
3 min readApr 4, 2022

By Kent R. Kroeger (April 4, 2022)

A 2019 Russian combat exercise (Photo by Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation)

Could anyone have predicted, years in advance, Russia’s February 24th invasion of Ukraine?

The answer is so emphatically ‘Yes!,’ it is hard to fathom what the counter-argument might be.

Perhaps we should start with the main instigator himself, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who…

Kent Kroeger

I am a survey and statistical consultant with over 30 -years experience measuring and analyzing public opinion (You can contact me at: kroeger98@yahoo.com)