Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to seek commitments from his US counterpart, pledging support in his country’s ongoing battle with the Russian Federation.
By waiving sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline linking Russia and Germany, the United States is paving the way for the controversial project to go ahead.
Nord Stream 2 is a pipeline that will deliver Russian gas to Western Europe – and, by extension, increase Putin’s influence across the continent. That makes Ukraine and some other countries nervous.
The Biden-Putin summit will be symbolic, rather than substantive - but there could be grounds for cautious optimism.
Tensions are high, but a Russian invasion is highly unlikely.
Seven years on the causes of the war in Ukraine remain disputed. So it’s important to look at a timeline of events.
Can the arrival of a new administration in Washington and the demonstrations in Moscow demanding the release of Alexei Navalny destabilize the strongman of Moscow?
Despite a fresh approach from the White House, internal issues make it unlikely that conflict in eastern provinces of Ukraine will end in 2021.
Russia may not be a foreign policy priority for the incoming Biden administration. But its promise to foreground democracy will put the Kremlin on edge.
Russia’s reaction to previous unrest in its neighbours provides clues on how Vladimir Putin may respond to protests in Belarus.
A conflict frozen in time seems a possible outcome after a reshuffle of top officials in Ukraine and Russia.
Russia’s cabinet resigned Wednesday, and it looked like an unexpected move. But a Russia scholar says it is part of a plan by leader Vladimir Putin to maintain power after he leaves office.
Crash investigators never give black boxes to aircraft makers but involve them in the process.
How conspiracy theories, such as the Crowdstrike theory that Ukraine was behind the attack of the Democratic Party’s server, draw from storytelling techniques.
Ukrainians may grudgingly accept compromise plan to resolve separatist conflict, but in so doing they could hand Russia a wedge to drive between them and the West
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders’ meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO’s history and its potential future.
President Donald Trump and his supporters exhibit the methods of science deniers. Like anti-evolutionists and flat-earthers, they reject what they don’t want to believe and accept what they favor.
The history of the Latin phrase at the centre of the impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.
Ukrainian President Zelenskiy has some not-so-funny issues facing him. Having his country ridiculed in the impeachment hearings won’t make solving them easier.
Oligarchs have made headlines recently as the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump move forward.