I’ve been researching for a long time and I finally found this article by Jacques Baud. I picked it because it is the least biased, most fact-based, most conservative article I could find. It’s dense but readable with links to everything. I have not exhausted mining the article by following the links.
Baud has worked with the UN and NATO and worked on disarmament, iirc, in Ukraine.
I will leave any comments alone, because I am not advocating anything, just presenting a good background of the lead up to war, and partly because I really am exhausted.
The article is a little outdated–the military situation has changed a lot, so who knows what will happen next.
I’ll be back soon, hopefully. Keep on keepin’ on and love.