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Military cadets take part in celebrations marking the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery.
Military cadets take part in celebrations marking the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery.

Russia Is Running Low on Ammo

The United States is wondering if Russia has enough artillery to keep up its war in Ukraine.

A woman hugs her soldier friend in Kherson, Ukraine.
A woman hugs her soldier friend in Kherson, Ukraine.
Ukrainians use their mobile phones near a Starlink satellite-based broadband station.
Ukrainians use their mobile phones near a Starlink satellite-based broadband station.

Why Ukraine Is Stuck With Elon (for Now)

His Starlink satellite internet service has largely kept Ukraine online—but highlights the risks of overreliance on the private sector in wartime.

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a commission on military-technical cooperation with foreign states in 2017.
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a commission on military-technical cooperation with foreign states in 2017.

What’s the Harm in Talking to Russia? A Lot, Actually.

Diplomacy is neither intrinsically moral nor always strategically wise.

A man with a Ukrainian flag stands on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington.
A man with a Ukrainian flag stands on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington.

Congress to Ukraine: We’ve Still Got Your Back

Lawmakers flock to security conference to allay doubts over long-term Ukraine commitment.

Natalia Pevnevy celebrates atop her car in Liberty Square following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksky's surprise visit in Kherson, Ukraine.
Natalia Pevnevy celebrates atop her car in Liberty Square following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksky's surprise visit in Kherson, Ukraine.

Ukrainians Are Holding Strong as Some in West Falter

Ukrainian identity has been fundamentally changed by invasion.

Officers with the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) wait outside an apartment in Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine.
Officers with the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) wait outside an apartment in Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine.

Ukraine Has a Secret Resistance Operating Behind Russian Lines

Modern-day Ukrainian partisans are quietly working to undermine the occupation.

Residents of Kherson, Ukraine, connect to the internet from the Starlink network, set up by the Ukrainian army after the city was liberated from Russian occupation, on Nov. 13.
Residents of Kherson, Ukraine, connect to the internet from the Starlink network, set up by the Ukrainian army after the city was liberated from Russian occupation, on Nov. 13.
Young boys dress up as Ukrainian soldiers and police officers.
Young boys dress up as Ukrainian soldiers and police officers.

Kherson Is Liberated but Not Yet Freed

Although Ukraine has reclaimed the one provincial capital taken by Russia, there’s still a long road to recovery.

A stuffed toy sits in the remains of a playground in the heavily damaged Saltivka suburb of Kharkiv, Ukraine.
A stuffed toy sits in the remains of a playground in the heavily damaged Saltivka suburb of Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Ukrainians Returning to Liberated Towns Find Utter Destruction

For many coming home to Ukraine’s east, their prewar lives are a distant dream.

Aerial view taken on November 17, 2022 shows the site where a missile strike killed two men in the eastern Poland village of Przewodow, near the border with war-ravaged Ukraine on November 15, 2022.
Aerial view taken on November 17, 2022 shows the site where a missile strike killed two men in the eastern Poland village of Przewodow, near the border with war-ravaged Ukraine on November 15, 2022.

Deaths in Poland Are a Warning for Everyone

Errant missiles from Ukraine are a reminder that wars can always escalate accidentally.

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet during the U.S.-Russia summit at Villa La Grange on June 16, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet during the U.S.-Russia summit at Villa La Grange on June 16, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Talking With Russia Is Tempting—and Wrong

Why it’s still too soon for negotiations to end the war in Ukraine.

A man carries his son on his shoulders as they walk past graffiti on a wall depicting a Ukrainian serviceman making a shot with a U.S.-made Javelin portable anti-tank missile system.
A man carries his son on his shoulders as they walk past graffiti on a wall depicting a Ukrainian serviceman making a shot with a U.S.-made Javelin portable anti-tank missile system.

Zelensky’s Travel Ban on Ukrainian Men Could Damage War Morale

New survey data shows a majority of Ukrainians do not support the travel ban in its current form.

People take shelter in Vokzalna metro station in Kyiv, Ukraine.
People take shelter in Vokzalna metro station in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Kyiv’s Metro Is a Symbol of the City’s Resilience

Soviet authorities built the transit system to withstand a potential NATO attack. Now, stations are shielding Ukrainians from Russian missiles.

A destroyed tank near the recently recaptured Ukrainian village of Yampil, eastern Ukraine.
A destroyed tank near the recently recaptured Ukrainian village of Yampil, eastern Ukraine.

Dual-Use Goods Are Fueling Russia’s War on Ukraine

Russia’s advanced military systems are dependent on components from the West.

U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger speaks to constituents outside of an early-voting location in Woodbridge, Virginia.
U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger speaks to constituents outside of an early-voting location in Woodbridge, Virginia.

How Ukraine Figures in Last-Minute Midterm Pitches

Ahead of tomorrow’s polls, foreign policy looms large in a Virginia district seen as a bellwether for national trends.

A person in Taipei, Taiwan, holds a sign protesting Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A person in Taipei, Taiwan, holds a sign protesting Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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