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J. Stephen Morrison and Justin Kenny. "Ukraine: The Human Price of War Episode 2." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 19, 2022. Accessed November 30, 2022. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/ukraine-the-human-price-of-war-episode-2/

The startling escalation of Russian military violence against Ukraine's medical system and civilian infrastructure has displaced over 7 million people, destroyed cities, and caused enormous civilian casualties. On days 19-22 of the invasion, David Miliband, Christina Wille, Alla Soroka-Krotova, Andriy Klepikov, Seth G. Jones, and J. Stephen Morrison dissect how Putin's decisions and the course of the war are driving towards ever high destruction of Ukrainian society, and may soon widen the war and cross boundaries.

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The startling escalation of Russian military violence against Ukraine’s medical system and civilian infrastructure has displaced over 7 million people, destroyed cities, and caused enormous civilian casualties. On days 19-22 of the invasion, David Miliband, Christina Wille, Alla Soroka-Krotova, Andriy Klepikov, Seth G. Jones, and J. Stephen Morrison dissect how Putin’s decisions and the course of the war are driving towards ever high destruction of Ukrainian society, and may soon widen the war and cross boundaries.

Experts in security and global health are joined by leaders at the International Rescue Committee, Insecurity Insight, Alliance for Public Health, and Ukrainian Medical Club for the second episode of Ukraine: The Human Price of War.

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