Ukraine restarts the war on graft, and Western nations promise battle tanks. Could the two events be linked?
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Moscow’s invasion has echoes of the tactics it employed in conflicts in the North Caucasus, experts and survivors say.
Denys Monastyrskyy was intent on shaking up policing system after years of scandals.
The appointment of Valery Gerasimov signals Moscow’s failing war effort and fraught domestic politics, analysts say.
Seizing the salt-mining town could offer the Wagner Group chief Kremlin clout. Ukraine says it is still in Kyiv’s hands.
During a disarmament campaign after fall of Soviet Union, Moscow received weapons as payment for Kyiv’s gas debts.
Ukrainians are confident they will win the war, but fears of a renewed Russian offensive in 2023 are growing.
Ulvi Zulfili fled one war as a child and found a new home in Ukraine, only to have to flee again – and barely survive.
Uzbekistan has poured cold water on a potential alliance in another sign Central Asia is keeping Russia at arm’s length.
A mysterious weapon has hit one of Russia’s largest and most important military airfields.