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Travelers and Russian nationals onboard a coach arriving from Russia through the Verkhny Lars border crossing, travelling towards Armenia, in Dariali, Georgia, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Vladimir Putin ordered the mobilization of 300,000 reservists to shore up his battered army, triggering an exodus of Russians trying to avoid being sent to the front. Photographer: Tako Robakidze/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Émigrés in Times of War Émigrés in Times of War

The new diaspora.

Apr 26, 2023 / Artin DerSimonian

Outside Kyiv, Ukraine, locals stand atop and examine a destroyed Russian tank.

The Lasting Devastation of Global Atomic War The Lasting Devastation of Global Atomic War

The decision to send depleted-uranium shells to Ukraine will have a debilitating, radioactive impact that will linger in the country for years to come.

Apr 24, 2023 / Joshua Frank

A Ukrainian serviceman walks past destroyed Russian tanks

Ukraine Is Another Chapter in the Forever War Ukraine Is Another Chapter in the Forever War

Who even remembers when the First World War was known as “the war to end all wars”?

Apr 19, 2023 / Karen J. Greenberg

Ukraine's biggest flag flies some 90 meters above Kyiv

The Rise and Role of Ukrainian Ethnic Nationalism The Rise and Role of Ukrainian Ethnic Nationalism

How it may endanger Ukraine’s entry into the EU.

Apr 17, 2023 / Anatol Lieven

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Letters From the May 1/8, 2023, Issue Letters From the May 1/8, 2023, Issue

A higher bar… Impeding our war machine…

Apr 18, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and President of the Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera

Why Russia Can Circumvent Sanctions Using the Central African Republic Why Russia Can Circumvent Sanctions Using the Central African Republic

Seeking distance from the West and its colonial past, the CAR has partnered with Russia and made itself instrumental to Russia’s ability to continue its war.

Apr 12, 2023 / Anjan Sundaram

Russian soldiers on Red Square

We Still Don’t Know Why Russia Invaded Ukraine We Still Don’t Know Why Russia Invaded Ukraine

From the beginning, the war has thoroughly confounded military mavens and experts on Russia and Ukraine.

Mar 30, 2023 / Rajan Menon

Former Defense Secretary General James Mattis speaks with Richard Haass (right), president of The Council on Foreign Relations, in 2019.

After the Iraq Debacle, Why Does the National Security Establishment Remain Unshaken? After the Iraq Debacle, Why Does the National Security Establishment Remain Unshaken?

Mission unaccomplished—and lessons unlearned.

Mar 30, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The remnants of a police station which was struck by a Russian missile in Bilopillya, Ukraine.

On the Ukraine-Russia Border, War Is Impossible to Escape On the Ukraine-Russia Border, War Is Impossible to Escape

Civilians in border villages have been nervously going about their daily lives while trying to survive the never-ending threat of Russian attacks.

Mar 30, 2023 / Leif Reigstad

Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin

Putin’s Nuremberg Moment Putin’s Nuremberg Moment

The ICC’s arrest warrant against the Russian president was historic. But where will it lead?

Mar 28, 2023 / Reed Brody

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