An anti-war rant.

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Because I hail from the former Soviet Union — the satellite state of Belorussia (now Belarus) adjacent to Ukraine, people have been asking me, “Do you have any relatives in the Ukraine.” I don’t have any relatives there — not to my knowledge. My family still has some relatives in Belarus, but they are distant relatives, and there are very few of them. My family also still has friends living in Russia. But having no family connections to Ukraine does not…



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