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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.   

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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UkraineAlert

Mar 4, 2024

“Ukraine is Russia”: Medvedev reveals imperial ambitions fueling invasion

By Taras Kuzio

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has underlined the imperialism fueling the invasion of Ukraine by rejecting Ukrainian statehood and declaring "Ukraine is definitely Russia," writes Taras Kuzio.

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UkraineAlert

Feb 29, 2024

Bowing to Putin’s nuclear blackmail will make nuclear war more likely

By Peter Dickinson

By allowing themselves to be intimidated by Putin’s nuclear threats, Western leaders risk plunging the world into a dark new era of insecurity and aggression, writes Peter Dickinson.

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Issue Brief

Feb 29, 2024

Two-pronged approach to Africa pays dividends for Russia

By the Digital Forensic Research Lab

In the African countries with which Russia has longstanding ties, diplomats lead the way. Elsewhere on the continent, Wagner Group fighters are Moscow's more active representatives. Both official and covert approaches exploit local grievances to push Russia's narrative.

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