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.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky and G7 ambassadors visit the port of Odesa, a vital export hub for Ukraine’s agricultural products.
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The long-term economic outlook for Ukraine as it manages the effects of the Russian invasion
The book includes haunting photos from inside the ghetto, along with its record of the medical effects of starvation.
'Maladie de Famine," American Joint Distribution Committee
The story behind the research can be as compelling as the results. Recording the effects of starvation, a group of Jewish doctors demonstrated their dedication to science – and their own humanity.
While attending the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly announced sanctions against Russia
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New research shows that at least half of Canadians have encountered pro-Kremlin propaganda online and that those who hold left-leaning views are less susceptible to the Kremlin’s disinformation.
A museum in Trostyanets, destroyed during the Russian military invasion of Ukraine.
Cultural artifacts are at risk of destruction during war, but Ukrainian archivists, curators and librarians have been working to protect them during the war.
Workers fill bags with fertiliser in Morocco’s northern city of Meknes.
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How well Morocco manages challenges to its fertiliser industry will affect its own development and the stability of food supplies across the world.
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Bringing aid to the residents of bomb-ravaged cities becomes all the more difficult and perilous when the front line is just a stone’s throw away.
A military officer salutes during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing.
Hugh White warns of a potential war between the US and China, drawing lessons from the first and second world wars to explore how Australia might respond to such a conflict – and where to draw a line.