The war in Ukraine must end soon

In a difficult global economy, the war is costly. Ukraine and Russia remain at loggerheads. Diplomacy must find a way out.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaking during a press conference in a subway station in Kyiv in April. NYTIMES
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You could blame it on Christmas amid a minor rash of articles and commentary in the United States on ending the war in Ukraine.

Some call it a fool’s errand; some say it is wishful thinking. Perhaps it is both. But it is in fact Christmas – so a conversation on how to end the war seems appropriate.

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