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Inflection Points Today

Mar 29, 2024

Today’s biggest news is a blank space

By Frederick Kempe

I spent a quarter of a century working for the Wall Street Journal, much of it reporting from the front lines of freedom, writes Fred Kempe. Everything I learned tells me this: Forgetting Evan would be as short-sighted as abandoning Ukraine.

Disinformation Europe & Eurasia

UkraineAlert

Mar 28, 2024

Putin has repeatedly used terror attacks to tighten his grip on Russia

By Olivia Yanchik

The March 22 terror attack in Moscow has seriously damaged Putin’s carefully crafted public image as a strongman ruler who offers his subjects security in exchange for restrictions on their personal freedoms, writes Olivia Yanchik.

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UkraineAlert

Mar 28, 2024

Putin adds Islamist terror to the list of absurd excuses for Ukraine invasion

By Peter Dickinson

In addition to imaginary NATO threats and phantom fascists, Putin has now added Islamist terrorism to the expanding list of absurd excuses for the invasion of Ukraine, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Braw in Europe’s Edge on the Russian Orthodox Church

By Elisabeth Braw

On March 26, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw wrote a piece for CEPA’s Europe’s Edge discussing the Russian Orthodox Church’s political significance.   

Disinformation Russia

UkraineAlert

Mar 19, 2024

Vladimir Putin’s history obsession is a threat to world peace

By Nicholas Chkhaidze

Putin has weaponized history to justify the genocidal invasion of Ukraine. Unless he is defeated, the Russian dictator will use the same bogus historical arguments to launch new imperial adventures, writes Nicholas Chkhaidze.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Mar 14, 2024

Peace is impossible until Ukraine is safe from future Russian aggression

By Mykola Bielieskov

With Russia openly committed to destroying the Ukrainian state and nation, a durable peace will only prove possible once Ukraine's national security is guaranteed, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Mar 14, 2024

Ukraine’s Security Council Secretary: The West is still in denial over Russia

By Peter Dickinson

Western leaders have yet to grasp the true scale of the threat posed by Putin's Russia and are in danger of suffering an history defeat, warns the Secretary of Ukraine's Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Mar 11, 2024

Ukraine’s Oscar win puts Russia’s war crimes back in international spotlight

By Peter Dickinson

Ukraine's historic Oscar win for the documentary film "20 Days in Mariupol" puts Russia's war crimes firmly back into the international spotlight, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Mar 7, 2024

Vladimir Putin is losing Russia’s long war against Ukrainian identity

By Danylo Lubkivsky

Vladimir Putin is the latest in a long line of Russian rulers who have attempted to erase Ukrainian national identity and force Ukrainians to identify as Russians, writes Danylo Lubkivsky.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

Mar 5, 2024

Putin is on an historic mission and will not stop until he is finally defeated

By Peter Dickinson

Vladimir Putin believes he is on an historic mission to reclaim "Russian lands" and will inevitably go further if he is not stopped in Ukraine, writes Peter Dickinson.

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