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The on-again, off-again war between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been raging for 30 years and has been tilting back and forth. Armenia accused Azerbaijan a few days ago of opening fire on its positions on the border when EU experts went to the area to try to find peace.
Photographs capture images of women in war-torn regions of the world.
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Pictures of women in war play a pivotal role in the battlefield of political ideas, argues a feminist historian who examines how images and attire are used and seen in war zones and occupied lands.
A participant at an anti-war protest marches in New York City in March 2021.
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Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Prince Charles, now King Charles, speak at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on July 1, 2017.
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The decision to wage war is among the most important a government can make. How and by whom should such decisions be made? Canadians can learn a lot from other democracies.
Concentration of troops on San Sebastian beach for the war in Morocco.
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Following Putin’s call-up of thousands of reservists, many Russian citizens decided to leave the country.
Ukrainian firefighters battling flames at a power station hit by Russian missiles.
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In the face of Russian military setbacks at the hands of a dogged opposition army, Russian President Vladimir Putin is focusing on targets that will put psychological pressure on the Ukrainian nation.
The unfolding crisis will only worsen the situation in Tigray.
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Since the war broke out, some healthcare workers have lost their jobs, others have been displaced, wounded, threatened or killed.
A group of Russians smile at the border crossing Verkhny Lars between Georgia and Russia on Sept. 23, 2022. Long lines of vehicles have formed at border crossings into Georgia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to bolster his troops in Ukraine.
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Russians crossing land borders into Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Georgia to avoid being drafted into the Ukraine war are experiencing very different receptions.
An abandoned and disabled Russian tank.
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A military strategist breaks down how a smaller Ukrainian army has successfully taken back swaths of land from the Russians in the country’s northeast.
Residents in Poltava, Ukraine, survey the damage from a Russian attack.
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An overwhelming majority of Ukrainians are not willing to negotiate over the territorial integrity of the country, even if it means peace.
Russian soldiers patrol a theater in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 12, 2022.
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As Ukraine retakes parts of its northeastern region from Russia, the Kremlin continues to increasingly look to private military companies to fill in military power gaps.
A Ukrainian solider is seen in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Aug. 15, 2022.
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While Russia and Ukraine’s war wages on, previous peace talk discussions didn’t appear to include women. Changing that can make a difference, research shows.
Indonesian First Lady, Iriana Widodo.
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The presence of the first ladies in diplomatic activities shows the existence of feminine norms in the midst of political masculinity in the state leadership.
Russian tanks and military systems are exhibited in Kyiv on Aug. 22, 2022.
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Ukraine is marking its 31st year of independence on Aug. 24, 2022. A scholar of protest movements explains why Ukrainians have never taken its independence for granted.
Zhanna Dynaeva and Serhiy Dynaev stand with a cat inside their house, which was destroyed by Russian bombardment, in the village of Novoselivka, Ukraine, Aug. 13, 2022.
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An anthropologist explains how years of conflict have made Ukrainians reassess their priorities and relationships.
Ugandans watch the start of the International Criminal Court trial of former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen.
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Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
Space exploration is becoming a more feasible reality, prompting a need for international cooperation.
A new publication clarifies how existing legal frameworks apply to space exploration and development. The McGill Manual also highlights the catastrophic implications of conflict in space.
A Ukrainian war crimes investigator photographs the aftermath of a Russian missile attack in Zatoka, Ukraine, on July 26, 2022.
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Other recent conflicts that resulted in war crimes allegations help explain how complex it will be to gather evidence of war crimes in Ukraine – and provide answers for families of victims of the war.
A soldier’s body lies next to a destroyed Russian truck on the outskirts of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Feb. 25, 2022.
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Many images from the Ukraine war are compelling and distressing depictions of the human costs of war.
Three soldiers (far right) carry karnyxes, long horns with frightening boar-headed mouths that produce eerie calls during battle.
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Since antiquity people have harnessed sound as a weapon, and the practice continues – in new high-tech ways – today.