14.06.2022
Russia and Ukraine’s Tug of War over Memory

Raluca Besliu looks at how evolving narratives of national history helped pave the way to war.

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04.05.2022
Where Are the Ukrainian Women?

Gendered narratives overlook the vital role women are playing in the resistance to the war.

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22.04.2022
Why Russia Finds Friends in Africa

Russia’s courtship of African nations since the Cold War era could be paying off.

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13.04.2022
Learning the Lessons of Military Interventions from Afghanistan?

Former Oxfam Director Farah Karimi draws lessons from the “war on terror” 20 years on.

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23.03.2022
The War in Ukraine is Part of the Soviet Empire’s Unravelling

A reading of the war in Ukraine without historical context, geopolitical actors, and protests across the region misses the point.

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03.03.2022
Russia’s Partnership with China is the Sign of a New World

Since Russia has been looking east to lessen its dependence on the West, how much will EU and US sanctions hurt?

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02.03.2022
Beyond the Brink: Understanding Europe’s New War

How can we make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

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01.03.2022
The Return of the Brezhnev Doctrine

The worldview of Putin’s Russia reveals a long-standing disregard for the sovereignty and self-determination of its neighbours.

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25.02.2022
“This has the hallmarks of Afghanistan in 1979 or Iraq in 2003”

We spoke to a Russia expert about Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine and what comes next.

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24.02.2022
Editorial: The Invasion of Ukraine is a Wake-up Call

Solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the face of foreign invasion must guide the response.

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