Ukraine disputes Russia’s allegation of genocide – and argues it was a false pretext for war.
Several factors can foil conflict negotiations. The Russian war in Ukraine has them all.
Two experts discuss the broader impact of the Israel-Hamas war.
The humanitarian crisis and escalation fears heighten uncertainty.
He may never stand trial, but that’s not all that matters.
It may not matter much to voters, but foreign policy is definitely on the ballot.
The TMC 2022 roundups: The international beat
The 2022 roundups: Congress’s year in review.
New research explores the hurdles for Ukrainian servicewomen, as well as for other women who wish to participate in the war effort
Ukraine’s allies can use their own courts to investigate war crimes
We surveyed people in Argentina, China, India, Russia, Spain and the U.S. to gauge public support for changes to the U.N. system
Americans see Ukraine as succeeding in its fight against the Russian invasion. That might explain the robust public support for Ukraine.
If Putin were truly desperate, he might have turned to ‘non-strategic’ nuclear weapons
A new survey reveals how people on the front lines process the tradeoffs of war
They’re optimistic about the future, despite months of trauma
It’s a humanitarian move, but there’s more to the calculations.
Countries are now focused on Russia vs. Europe, rather than internal corruption
Why did a brand-new party win the parliamentary election?
What is the Council of Europe, and why does expulsion matter?
How committed is Russia to embracing Slavic migrants from Ukraine and beyond?
That wasn’t the case in 2014.
Procurement changes addressed corruption and boosted Ukraine’s ability to defend itself
My research examined how the country learned to craft a powerful national narrative — and limit Russian misinformation
Both Russia and Ukraine have accused the other of committing genocide.
Here’s what my research finds
They’ve done so in Ukraine in the past. Five factors make it likely this time as well.
The ICC can investigate Russia even though it’s not a member.
Other countries committed to joining, yet have no clear path to full membership
Would WTO members change the rules?
The battle over casualties in the Ukraine war is just beginning
Here’s what the European Union might offer instead
The research shows that Russian speakers across much of Ukraine identify as Ukrainian
Moscow has seen little support this week from these countries.
Turkey’s diplomatic balancing act may be behind this move
The Kremlin has many tools to repress opposing voices.
The security and defense of alliance members that border Russia and Ukraine will be a top priority.
Kyiv also called on volunteers in 2014 to defend the country
Up until now, Russia tried to look like it was playing by the rules.
Russia’s president made threats without offering assurances
Support has been growing across all parts of Ukraine — not just regions close to Europe
Many Ukrainians wouldn’t favor a pro-Russian leader — but would the U.S. support an anti-Russian insurgency?
The language leaders use can shape international disputes, this research finds.
Here’s what we learned from extensive war-gaming on the Ukraine-Russia conflict
President Maia Sandu has had a rocky first 100 days in office.
The regular politicization of military affairs is highly risky
Our survey suggests that conflict makes it politically difficult for countries to concentrate on the pandemic.
Here’s what worries them — and what doesn’t.
He has another target in mind
In a tough situation, the government handled most things well.
Here’s how they’re like — and unlike — past impeachment charges.
Here’s what we can learn from Clinton’s impeachment trial.
U.S. presidents also have a lot to gain from these face-to-face meetings.
The word is weighted with different meanings in Ukraine.
To criticize his impeachment testimony, Republicans suggest there was a country called Ukraine in the 1970s.
Like Trump, Zelensky was a showman before he entered politics. So what does he stand for?
The body of existing testimony shows how Trump has crossed the line
In the past, Ukraine’s elite benefited from bribery, embezzlement and self-dealing of state contracts.
Here’s how Zelensky’s anti-corruption campaign matters for international politics.
And he has plenty of chances to do it again.
Let’s look at what happened in Israel when Netanyahu acceded to Trump’s request to ban two members of Congress.
The coverage treats Trump, Biden and democracy as equally corrupt.
The Trump-Zelensky phone call has a number of broad international implications.
Four insights into why now — and what’s next
The record of Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president won’t tell the whole story. Not even close.
Comparing the political fortunes of Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake tells you a lot.
For 20 years, Ukrainians voted largely by region. Not when comedian Volodymyr Zelensky ran.
Voters were drawn to Volodymyr Zelensky’s comedic wit — but also his flexibility.