It’s No Crime to Be a Russian Soldier in Ukraine

By Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science:

"No one doubts that leaving, refusing to fight against Ukraine, is a good thing, a commendable act, but is it morally obligatory?

In other words, are the men (in Russia’s mobilization, women were not called up) who don’t flee, who willingly or unwillingly join the army—are they guilty of the injustice of the war they fight? What are the moral burdens that citizens bear when their country is fighting an unjust war?"

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