Let's start with the basics: no one wants a full-scale war in Ukraine.
Not Ukraine, not Russia, not Europe and not even the US.
For Ukraine, still recovering from the annexation of Crimea and invasion of the Eastern part of the country in 2014, the full-scale invasion would mean a huge hit to its economy and its world standings. In short, it would be a military and economic catastrophe. And it could very well result with the loss of sovereignty and statehood. It would