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The war in Ukraine will come to an end. Right now, we do not know whether it will be through the military victory of Ukraine against Russian forces or through a political settlement between the parties. We do know a lengthy and comprehensive reconstruction effort will be needed to raise Ukraine from the rubble and provide a peaceful living environment for its displaced people. Before postwar reconstruction planning can start in earnest, however, international donors and Kyiv should have a clear understanding of the challenges that may be expected. The political context in which aid is made available and utilized is a dominant factor with far-reaching implications.
Read the full article in Focus Ukraine, a blog of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center.