Feeling the crushing impacts of Western sanctions over recent years, Vladimir Putin has had to look elsewhere for political and economic influence. To do this, the Kremlin employs coordinated disinformation campaigns in several African countries. Using tested proxies that indirectly ...

The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world, both for its indiscriminate violence against civilians and for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s blatant disregard for national sovereignty. Yet, not every region of the world has reacted to the events ...

On Feb. 24, Russia launched their highly anticipated, yet much dreaded, invasion of Ukraine. The entire world was quickly brought into the conflict: state governments made calculated promises of aid and commercial companies halted operations in Russia as sanctions were ...

By Bea Heard and Rudra Saigal As relations between the United States and Russia grow hostile amidst the invasion of Ukraine, India is caught between two of its most powerful allies. Long-held historical and military ties with Russia make it ...

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, former NHL goaltender Dominik Hasek called the NHL to “immediately suspend contracts for all Russian players” in a Twitter thread. He wrote, “Every athlete represents not only himself and his club, but ...

Less than a year ago, the status of Poland and Hungary’s EU membership seemed to be in jeopardy. Both countries’ conservative leadership had been accused of undermining democracy and LGBTQ+ rights, pushing the Eastern European states further away from their ...

Since President Vladimir Putin authorized “special military action” in Ukraine, most countries in the region were quick to condemn Russia’s actions. However, one major hold-out remains: Serbia. Russia and Serbia’s friendly relations date back to 1999 with the breakup of ...

Alexander Lukashenko, who bears the moniker “Europe’s Last Dictator,” is an invaluable piece in Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. It is from Lukashenko’s Belarus that Russian troops marched directly to the outskirts of Kyiv — liberal democracy’s easternmost European outpost. Only ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent invasion has forced Ukraine into the international spotlight, raising several questions about the names of Ukraine’s cities and the proper phrasing when referencing the country itself. In English, is the country’s capital “Kiev” or “Kyiv”? ...

On Feb. 24, President Vladimir Putin sent several thousand Russian troops on a “special military operation” into Ukraine to purportedly “demilitarize and denazify” the country, beginning one of Europe’s most shocking and troubling security crises of the last fifty years. ...