Citizens of Germany, and the UK are holding protests over the cost of living, and Energy crisis contributed to Russia and Ukraine war that is now viewed by protests as a U.S., and the NATO proxy war that’s straining the global food sector, European economy and Energy crisis to a chronic proportion. Financial struggles severely felt by the UK, and Germany people who are growing weary and are turning the blame for Russia and Ukraine war as NATO and U.S. proxy war.
While Putin is solely the war aggressor on Ukraine, there are political analysts that predicted the war long before Putin made his invasion into Ukraine. Writings of NATO expansion policy are strategically analyzed. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/feb/28/nato-expansion-war-russia-ukraine