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UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Hospital bombing was latest act in Russia’s war on Ukrainian healthcare

By Olha Fokaf

The bombing of Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital on July 8 was the latest in a series of similar attacks as Russia deliberately targets Ukrainian healthcare infrastructure, writes Olha Fokaf.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Five reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join NATO

By Paul Grod

The 2024 NATO Summit in Washington failed to produce any progress toward Ukrainian membership but there are five compelling reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join the alliance, writes Paul Grod.

Conflict European Union

UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Ukraine’s prayer breakfast challenges Kremlin claims of religious persecution

By Steven Moore

Ukraine’s recent National Prayer Breakfast highlighted the country’s commitment to religious freedom and challenged Kremlin accusations of religious persecution in the country, writes Steven Moore.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert

Jul 9, 2024

Britain’s new government pledges ‘unwavering commitment’ to Ukraine

By Peter Dickinson

Ukrainians are confident that the new UK government will maintain British support for their war effort as they fight for national survival against Russia’s ongoing invasion, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jul 9, 2024

The Kremlin’s crimes will continue to escalate until Russia is defeated

By Serhiy Prytula

The Russian bombing of a children’s hospital in Kyiv is a clear signal that Kremlin war crimes will only escalate and Vladimir Putin will not stop until he is stopped, writes Serhiy Prytula.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

Putin is using Belarus to escalate his nuclear threats

By Peter Dickinson

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is increasingly using Belarus to escalate his nuclear intimidation tactics against the West, writes Peter Dickinson.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

Bombing Europe’s breadbasket: Russia targets Ukrainian farmers

By Hanna Hopko

Russia is attempting to destroy Ukraine’s agricultural industry as part of the Kremlin’s plan to undermine the economic foundations of Ukrainian statehood and pave the way for the country’s subjugation, writes Hanna Hopko.

Conflict Drones

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

US signals long-term support for Ukraine with new security pact

By Mykola Bielieskov

The United States has signaled its long-term commitment to Ukrainian security with a new pact but the agreement is not a formal treaty and does not oblige the US to defend Ukraine, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Conflict Defense Policy

UkraineAlert

Jun 27, 2024

More senior Russian officials join Putin on war crimes wanted list

By Andrii Mikheiev

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has this week issued arrest warrants for former Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Russian army chief Valeriy Gerasimov for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the invasion of Ukraine, writes Andrii Mikheiev.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jun 26, 2024

Ukraine’s innovative drone industry helps counter Putin’s war machine

By David Kirichenko

Ukraine’s rapidly expanding and highly innovative domestic drone industry is helping the country compensate for Russia’s overwhelming advantages in both manpower and munitions, writes David Kirichenko.

Conflict Defense Industry

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UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Hospital bombing was latest act in Russia’s war on Ukrainian healthcare

By Olha Fokaf

The bombing of Ukraine's largest children's hospital on July 8 was the latest in a series of similar attacks as Russia deliberately targets Ukrainian healthcare infrastructure, writes Olha Fokaf.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Five reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join NATO

By Paul Grod

The 2024 NATO Summit in Washington failed to produce any progress toward Ukrainian membership but there are five compelling reasons why Ukraine should be invited to join the alliance, writes Paul Grod.

Conflict European Union

UkraineAlert

Jul 11, 2024

Ukraine’s prayer breakfast challenges Kremlin claims of religious persecution

By Steven Moore

Ukraine's recent National Prayer Breakfast highlighted the country's commitment to religious freedom and challenged Kremlin accusations of religious persecution in the country, writes Steven Moore.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert

Jul 9, 2024

Britain’s new government pledges ‘unwavering commitment’ to Ukraine

By Peter Dickinson

Ukrainians are confident that the new UK government will maintain British support for their war effort as they fight for national survival against Russia's ongoing invasion, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jul 9, 2024

The Kremlin’s crimes will continue to escalate until Russia is defeated

By Serhiy Prytula

The Russian bombing of a children's hospital in Kyiv is a clear signal that Kremlin war crimes will only escalate and Vladimir Putin will not stop until he is stopped, writes Serhiy Prytula.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

Putin is using Belarus to escalate his nuclear threats

By Peter Dickinson

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is increasingly using Belarus to escalate his nuclear intimidation tactics against the West, writes Peter Dickinson.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

Bombing Europe’s breadbasket: Russia targets Ukrainian farmers

By Hanna Hopko

Russia is attempting to destroy Ukraine's agricultural industry as part of the Kremlin's plan to undermine the economic foundations of Ukrainian statehood and pave the way for the country’s subjugation, writes Hanna Hopko.

Conflict Drones

UkraineAlert

Jul 2, 2024

US signals long-term support for Ukraine with new security pact

By Mykola Bielieskov

The United States has signaled its long-term commitment to Ukrainian security with a new pact but the agreement is not a formal treaty and does not oblige the US to defend Ukraine, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Conflict Defense Policy

UkraineAlert

Jun 27, 2024

More senior Russian officials join Putin on war crimes wanted list

By Andrii Mikheiev

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has this week issued arrest warrants for former Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Russian army chief Valeriy Gerasimov for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the invasion of Ukraine, writes Andrii Mikheiev.

Conflict Freedom and Prosperity

UkraineAlert

Jun 26, 2024

Ukraine’s innovative drone industry helps counter Putin’s war machine

By David Kirichenko

Ukraine's rapidly expanding and highly innovative domestic drone industry is helping the country compensate for Russia's overwhelming advantages in both manpower and munitions, writes David Kirichenko.

Conflict Defense Industry