UkraineAlertSep 2, 2022
Russia’s self-defeating invasion: Why Vladimir Putin has lost Ukraine forever
By Taras Kuzio
The Russian invasion of Ukraine aimed to extinguish Ukrainian statehood and return the country to the Kremlin orbit. Instead, the war unleashed by Putin has sparked an unprecedented wave of de-Russification.
UkraineAlertAug 31, 2022
Russia must be held accountable for committing genocide in Ukraine
By Danielle Johnson
Efforts to hold Russia accountable for genocide in Ukraine will involve war crimes trials but must also focus on the broader challenge of addressing Russia's historical sense of impunity, writes Danielle Johnson
UkraineAlertAug 16, 2022
Putin’s Ukraine genocide is rooted in Russian impunity for Soviet crimes
By Alexander Khara
Failure to hold anyone accountable for the crimes of the Soviet era has fostered a climate of impunity in modern Russia that has paved the way for the genocidal invasion of Ukraine, writes Alexander Khara.
UkraineAlertAug 11, 2022
Generation UA: Young Ukrainians are driving the resistance to Russia’s war
By Mehri Druckman
Generation UA: From politics and the military to civil society and journalism, the post-independence generation of young Ukrainians is driving the country's remarkable fight back against Russia's invasion.
UkraineAlertAug 8, 2022
Putin has forced Ukrainians to view Russian culture as a weapon of war
By Kate Tsurkan
Efforts to reduce Russia's cultural footprint in Ukraine have sparked criticism but in reality it is Putin who has weaponized Russian culture and forced Ukrainians to view the likes of Pushkin and Dostoevsky as tools of empire.
UkraineAlertJul 27, 2022
Ukraine’s tech excellence is playing a vital role in the war against Russia
By Valeriya Ionan
Ukraine's tech sector excellence is playing a key role in the war against Russia by providing rapid solutions to frontline challenges in ways that the more traditional top-down Russian military simply cannot match.
UkraineAlertJul 3, 2022
Investing in Ukraine’s brains is vital for the country’s post-war prosperity
By Gerson S. Sher
International support for the development of Ukraine's education and tech sectors could hold the key to a strong and sovereign Ukrainian state once the current war with Putin's Russia is over, writes Gerson S. Sher.
UkraineAlertJun 10, 2022
Ukraine’s female soldiers reflect country’s strong feminist tradition
By Iryna Slavinska
The prominent role being played by Ukrainian women in the current war effort reflects longstanding traditions of feminism and notions of gender equality that have deep roots in Ukrainian society.
In the NewsJun 7, 2022
Burrows in New Security Beat: Youth disillusionment as a danger to democracy
By Atlantic Council
On June 7, an article co-authored by Mathew Burrows was published by the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat, which discussed the dangers of a growing cohort of youth who feel disillusioned by political failures. “Failing to examine youth engagement trends may be a serious blind spot— and thus a threat to democracy. It is a question […]