Embargo on Russian oil and gas is a necessary but painful step that is going to raise energy prices even higher. Many European countries are not ready for that (at best, they promise to reduce their oil consumption by the end of 2022).
Petro Burkovskiy, analyst at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, has analysed what you need to know about the tools and goals of aggressive Putin’s diplomacy toward Ukraine.
Russian warship “Moskva” (Moscow) has sunk hit by Ukrainian “Neptun” missile; homes of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians (millions of m2) are destroyed; testimonials from this war by people having first-hand experience – in UkraineWorld’s new “Explaining Ukraine” podcast.
Andriy Sukharyna, analyst at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, has analysed what are Russia’s plans for Ukraine and Europe according to the “What should Russia do with Ukraine?” article.
Belarus Watch Team has prepared the 24th issue of the monitoring of Russian activities and influence in Belarus.
VoxUkraine has explained why Putin wants Ukrainian land, not land with Ukrainian people.
A mysterious “Russian soul” has been an object of international admiration for centuries. UkraineWorld explains why this admiration is naïve.
Petro Burkovskiy and Olexiy Haran from the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation analysed Ukraine’s foreign policy choices and responses to the Russian escalation.
Ukraine defeated Russia in the battle of Kyiv, and Russian troops retreated from Northern, North-Eastern Ukraine, and South-Western Ukraine. On the contrary, Russians are concentrating troops in the East and South.