Ukraine-Russia War

First lady Jill Biden, President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Brigitte Macron arrive at Elysée Palace on June 8, 2024, in Paris, France.

What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.) What’s Old About Biden? (It Isn’t His Age.)

His foreign policy ideas are tired.

Jun 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

People wave Polish and EU flags during a pro-EU rally organized by Prime Minister Donald Tusk ahead of European Parliament elections in Warsaw's Castle Square on June 4, 2024.

What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right? What Is at Stake as the European Union Swings Right?

The right’s normalization moves ahead.

Jun 6, 2024 / Marlene Laruelle

A Ukrainian soldier waits for orders next to the artillery at his fighting position as the Russia-Ukraine war continues in the direction of Liman, Ukraine, on May 25, 2024.

The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe The Perils of Wider War in Eastern Europe

We face a choice between a negotiated settlement in Ukraine and the possibility of a catastrophic war.

Jun 5, 2024 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel, James Carden for The Nation

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Bahrain's King at the Kremlin in Moscow on May 23, 2024.

Does Putin Want to End the War in Ukraine? Does Putin Want to End the War in Ukraine?

It’s time to find out.

May 29, 2024 / Stephen Crowley

Defense Secretary Austin, General Brown Hold Media Briefing At The Pentagon

The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation  The Ukraine Aid Package Heightens the Risk of Escalation 

The passage by Congress of the latest aid package to Ukraine was met with cheers, but there is ample reason for caution.

May 2, 2024 / James Carden and Katrina vanden Heuvel

Partially melting glaciers

Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify? Can Russian-US Scientific Cooperation Be Restored as Arctic Warming and the Ukraine War Intensify?

US and Russia have a long history of polar science cooperation.

Apr 16, 2024 / Pavel Devyatkin

Commemoration in Novosibirsk for victims of Moscow concert hall attack

The Moscow Terror Attack The Moscow Terror Attack

Coming just days after Putin’s orchestrated election, will it endanger his legacy—and his future?

Mar 25, 2024 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel for The Nation

The husk of the Hotel Odessa can be seen in the port city in the morning. Russian cruise missiles hit the hotel on September 25, 2023.

Dispatch From Odessa: Ukrainians Have No Plan B Dispatch From Odessa: Ukrainians Have No Plan B

Everyone in Odessa seems to think that Ukraine is on its way to total victory. What if that’s not possible?

Mar 21, 2024 / Paul Hockenos

Police block the way to a monument in St. Petersburg, Russia, honoring the memory of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny the day after news of his death.

Free Boris Kagarlitsky Free Boris Kagarlitsky

The Nation joins the global appeal for his release.

Mar 5, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Chairman of the Yabloko political party Nikolai Rybakov (right) and founder of the Yabloko party and head of the party's political committee Grigory Yavlinsky (left) during the congress.

This Russian Opposition Leader Met With Putin to Discuss a Cease-Fire to Stop the Killing This Russian Opposition Leader Met With Putin to Discuss a Cease-Fire to Stop the Killing

An interview with Russian opposition leader Grigory Yavlinsky.

Jan 17, 2024 / Nadezhda Azhgikhina

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