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J. Stephen Morrison and Justin Kenny. "Ukraine: The Human Price of War Episode 1." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 06, 2022. Accessed September 20, 2022. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/ukraine-the-human-price-of-war-episode-1/

Russia has shown a pattern of indiscriminate violence in their past behavior in Syria and Chechnya, historically taking a "scorched earth" approach that targets civilian populations and medical infrastructure. On days 8 and 9 of the invasion, Seth G. Jones, Marti Flacks, Jacob Kurtzer, Leonard Rubenstein, and Alla Soroka-Krotova assess the rapid escalation of the war thus far and look forward to the dangerous days ahead.

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Russia has shown a pattern of indiscriminate violence in their past behavior in Syria and Chechnya, historically taking a “scorched earth” approach that targets civilian populations and medical infrastructure. On days 8 and 9 of the invasion, Seth G. Jones, Marti Flacks, Jacob Kurtzer, Leonard Rubenstein, and Alla Soroka-Krotova assess the rapid escalation of the war thus far and look forward to the dangerous days ahead.

Experts in international security, human rights, and global health are joined by the Ukrainian Medical Club’s International Communication Director to open the first episode of Ukraine: The Human Price of War.

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