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Ukraine War, January 30, 2023: South Africa welcomes Russian foreign minister SergeyLavrov, plans joint naval exercises with Russia and China

1) Mathilde Boussion (Johannesburg correspondent), “Lavrov visits South Africa: Pretoria defends military drills with Russia, China; South African authorities recently confirmed joint military drills with…

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Ukraine War, January 26, 2023: After battle tanks, Ukraine expects long-range artillery rockets for HIMARS; proposal to set up munitions factory in Poland to ramp up war production: delivery of Leopard 2 and Abrams battle tanks agreed


Ukraine War, January 19, 2023: Poland threatens to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine without German approval



Ukraine War, January 14, 2023: NATO policy on transfer of modern armored vehicles changes, as Putin’s nuclear threats lose credibility


Ukraine War, January 13, 2023: Mounting pressure on Scholz to transfer Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine


Ukraine War, January 12, 2023: Putin restores old guard to command over Ukraine war


Ukraine War, December 29, 2022: President Biden, NATO, do something! It is obscene to stand by and do nothing to stop Putin as he pummels Ukraine


Ukraine War, December 28, 2022 (III): Semantic confusion–Zelensky seeks “total victory” while Biden’s muddled thinking bodes ill for Ukraine



Ukraine War, December 11, 2022: Military views on military situation; text of Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech by Oleksandra Matviichuk (with video)

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Ukraine War, December 10, 2022: Boris Johnson urges transfer of advanced weapons, greater military aid to Ukraine; Biden signals NATO that U.S. policy respecting Putin’s “red line” regarding attacks on targets in Russia will not change

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Ukraine War, December 7, 2022: Germany supports Ukrainian arracks on Russian territory

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Ucraine War, December 6, 2022: Hungary blocks €1.7 billion in aid for Ukraine; U.S. response to Ukrainian strikes within Russia

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Ukraine War, November 15, 2022: Russian missiles hit Polish town; Putin tests NATO mutual defense obligation under Article 5 of NATO Treaty (Updated November 19, 2022)

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Ukraine War, November 6, 2022 (II): International Law and the structural impediments to a ceasefire or peace settlement in Ukraine

Analysis Most commentators, politicians, and even policymakers who urge a negotiated ceasefire or peace settlement in Ukraine tend to assume that achieving such a goal…


Ukraine War, October 28, 2022: Biden needs to speak to Putin in language he understands; Biden makes sure Ukraine fights with one hand tied behind its back

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Ukraine War, October 20, 2022: Nuclear confrontation–In response to Putin’s acts of escalation, Biden and NATO offer only words

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Ukraine War, October 6, 2022: Are Putin’s nuclear threats working? Will Biden blink?

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