Since February 24, the invasion has gone through two full cycles of perilous Russian headway eventually falling flat amid heroic counteroffensives. It…

October 2022

A brief history of Ukrainian electoral politics in the past decade

August 2022

By giving what amounts to strategic advice, they are way out of their depth

July 2022

Greetings from Hanoi! As you may have noticed from my salutations, I have been on the road a lot since leaving Ukraine. Some of that time was on…

June 2022

The Battle of Lysychansk has begun
Putin receives unexpected shade from Kazakhstan's Tokayev
Wounded by shrapnel on the job in Luhansk Oblast, he will need expensive surgery to regain full use of his right hand
The Donbas continues to be hellish all around
But taking the last remaining pocket of Luhansk will be tough for Russia

May 2022

The coming week is likely to be worse for everyone
Pessimism is growing among Moscow analysts
"Welcome to hell"