UkraineAlertOct 17, 2022
Ukraine has a Russia problem not a Putin problem
By Taras Kuzio
Ukraine appears poised to defeat Putin's invasion but Russia will continue to pose an existential threat to Ukrainian statehood until Russians learn to accept that Ukraine is a sovereign and independent nation.
New AtlanticistOct 17, 2022
Stifling the press is stifling progress. Here’s how policymakers can intervene.
By Joseph Lemoine and James Storen
Today's decline in press freedom is nothing short of dangerous because of its concerning impact on other freedoms—and prosperity—in countries around the world.
UkraineAlertOct 13, 2022
Meet the Ukrainian TV star fundraising millions for the country’s war effort
By Oleksii Antoniuk, Andrew D’Anieri
TV host Serhiy Prytula is being tipped by many as a rising star of Ukrainian politics but for now he is fully occupied in his current role leading crowdfunding efforts for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
UkraineAlertOct 12, 2022
No, Russia’s airstrike escalation is not retaliation for the Crimean Bridge
By Razom Advocacy Team
International media coverage depicting Russia's recent airstrike escalation as retaliation for the alleged Ukrainian attack on the Crimean Bridge risks creating false equivalency over Vladimir Putin's war of aggression.
UkraineAlertOct 5, 2022
Memo to Elon Musk: Only Ukrainian victory can stop Vladimir Putin
By Doug Klain
Elon Musk recently became the latest high-profile figure to argue that Ukraine should cede land to Russia in exchange for peace. These advocates of appeasement fail to grasp the genocidal nature of Vladimir Putin's war.
UkraineAlertSep 29, 2022
Referendum coverage proves media is still vulnerable to Russian disinformation
By Peter Dickinson
International coverage of Russia's sham referendums in occupied regions of Ukraine has served to highlight the continued influence of Kremlin disinformation at some of the world's leading media outlets, writes Peter Dickinson.
UkraineAlertSep 26, 2022
From the UN to The Late Show, Ukraine’s diplomats are winning
By Pete Shmigel
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba recently quipped at the UN that "Russian diplomats flee almost as aptly as Russian soldiers.” This one-liner was typical of the creative diplomacy that is bolstering Ukraine's war effort.
UkraineAlertSep 22, 2022
Will Ukraine invasion condemn Putin to place among Russia’s worst rulers?
By Anders Åslund
Vladimir Putin has long dreamed of securing his place among the titans of Russian history but his disastrous Ukraine invasion now leaves him destined to be remembered as one of the country’s worst rulers.
New AtlanticistSep 16, 2022
Russian War Report: Ukraine secures new territory as Prigozhin recruits Russian prisoners
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
As Ukraine recaptures its territory, Russia attempts to recruit convicts. Elsewhere, the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan renews and hundreds of civilians are found dead in Izyum.