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J. Stephen Morrison and Justin Kenny. "Ukraine: The Human Price of War Episode 3." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 13, 2022. Accessed November 30, 2022. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/ukraine-the-human-price-of-war-episode-3/

Russia's strategic failure to capture Kyiv fuels the rise in terror and atrocities against civilians. Mariupol and Bucha have become symbols of Russia’s barbarity, just as it has become clear that Putin and his commanders are committing war crimes. The second phase of the war has commenced: the campaign to lay waste to the southeast.

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Russia’s strategic failure to capture Kyiv fuels the rise in terror and atrocities against civilians. Mariupol and Bucha have become symbols of Russia’s barbarity, just as it has become clear that Putin and his commanders are committing war crimes. The second phase of the war has commenced: the campaign to lay waste to the southeast.

The episode features Susan Glasser, Staff Writer at The New Yorker; Dr. Anna Kukharuk, a pediatrician at the Zhytomyr Central Children’s Hospital; Nick Schifrin, Foreign Affairs & Defense Correspondent at PBS Newshour; Dmytro Sherembei, Head of the Coordination Council at Ukraine’s 100% Life; Andriy Klepikov, Executive Director at the Alliance for Public Health in Ukraine; Marti Flacks, CSIS Khosravi Chair and CSIS Director of the Human Rights Initiative; Natasha Hall, CSIS Middle East Program Senior Fellow; Seth Jones, CSIS International Security Program Director and CSIS Senior Vice President; and J. Stephen Morrison, CSIS Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center.

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