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Ukraine soldier laid to rest

In Kyiv, Ukraine, on august 05, 2022, they said goodbye to volunteer soldier and poet Hleb Babich. (Photo: Oleg Pereverzev/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

We Must Seize This Opportunity to End the War in Ukraine

A narrow window for a diplomatic end to the war may be ahead as both sides are exhausted, making a pause conceivable. We must not miss this chance.

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Hrair Balian

Hrair Balian

Hrair Balian is an independent practitioner of conflict resolution, currently focusing on Ukraine and Syria. From 2008 through 2021, he served as Director of The Carter Center’s Conflict Resolution Program. Since 1990, he has worked on conflicts in the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.

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