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Why did Russia invade Ukraine? Military history expert explains

Kyle Rable, a PhD student studying military history at Texas Tech - and a northwest Ohio native - provides important context.

TOLEDO, Ohio — The fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces is approaching the one-week mark as Ukrainian civilians take up arms to assist its military in an attempt to keep control of the country.

But how did we get to this point? The conflict between the two sides dates back decades. 

WTOL 11's Jenson Strock sat down with northwest Ohio native and military history expert Kyle Rable, who proves key context in the video below:

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