The risk of the conflict in Ukraine expanding further into Eastern Europe escalated on Nov. 15, 2022, with reports of Russian-made missile strike straying into neighboring Poland.
Tactical nuclear weapons have burst onto the international stage as Russian President Vladimir Putin, facing battlefield losses in eastern Ukraine, has threatened that Russia will "make use of all weapon systems available to us" if Russia's territorial integrity is threatened.
With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, supply chain problems stemming from the global pandemic, and the world struggling under escalating inflation and a rapidly changing climate, the global hunger crisis has reached new levels.
A team of fourteen nuclear inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in southeast Ukraine this week amid shelling and an emergency shutdown of one of the reactors.
As Ukrainian forces fight a late-summer counterattack to wrest the southern province of Kherson from Russian control, Russian President Vladimir Putin is learning a lesson that many political leaders have learned before: War is often much longer and costlier than anticipated.
The war in Ukraine is helping one country achieve its foreign policy and national security objectives, but it's neither Russia nor Ukraine.
The facility at Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear plant in Europe and one of the largest in the world.
The Russian assault on Ukraine was the last straw that broke down any remaining barriers to Sweden and Finland for full integration with the NATO alliance.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines since late February 2022. The war struck a nerve among Western audiences, evoking a high degree of support for Ukraine.
The reasons for the prominence of the war in the West are many and varied.
This week marked the 75th day since Russia invaded Ukraine. As the humanitarian disaster unfolds, those carrying out Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) say additional government funding could make their work more effective.