Sanctions on Russia Are Working. Here’s Why.
The Kremlin’s ability to wage war is already constrained, but the worst is yet to come.
Erdogan is trying to strike a balance of being pro-Ukraine but not anti-Russia.
Moscow is derailing peacekeeping missions and disrupting the budget process, threatening an organization that is vital to European security.
The war continues to be discussed in ways that are self-serving—and self-defeating.
Historically, Russian emigrants have been reluctant to form exile communities and have tried to assimilate.
Central Asians used to flee the Soviet empire’s periphery for Moscow. Russia’s mobilization has sent escaping Muscovites in the other direction.
One key to securing peace in Ukraine will be exposing the faulty argument for the war’s necessity.
Vessels from Greece and phantom fleets of unregistered ships have allowed Moscow to evade sanctions and export its oil—but it’s about to get more difficult.
The United States is wondering if Russia has enough artillery to keep up its war in Ukraine.
His Starlink satellite internet service has largely kept Ukraine online—but highlights the risks of overreliance on the private sector in wartime.
Diplomacy is neither intrinsically moral nor always strategically wise.
Lawmakers flock to security conference to allay doubts over long-term Ukraine commitment.
For many coming home to Ukraine’s east, their prewar lives are a distant dream.
Errant missiles from Ukraine are a reminder that wars can always escalate accidentally.
Why it’s still too soon for negotiations to end the war in Ukraine.
Washington and Moscow look set to keep New START alive with working-level talks, despite historic tensions.
Russia’s posturing may encourage a dangerous wave of nuclear diplomacy.
Dublin’s lack of an effective military could have a wider geopolitical fallout.
Serbia’s schadenfreude will be on display as the national team seeks revenge against a rival stacked with stars of Kosovar heritage.
Shaming countries over human rights abuses is unavoidable. But there are better ways to do it.
Tehran has been eager to make up for Russia’s newfound absence in the South Caucasus.