What happened? US Secretary of State Antony Blinken believes that one of the goals of russia's military invasion of Ukraine is the erasing of Ukraine's identity.
Source. He wrote about that on his Twitter page.
Details. “Part of putin’s war is an attempt to erase Ukrainian identity. I visited the Ukrainian Institute, an organization that is preserving and promoting Ukraine’s vibrant and living culture, to underscore that the kremlin's war on Ukraine cannot erase what makes the country & its people so unique,” he wrote on Twitter.