Added firepower: US MLRS systems being used during a live-fire training exercise in Minnesota, July 2022.
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More sophisticated weapons systems are enabling Ukraine to take back the Kherson region.
The Saint Sophia Cathedra as seen from a surrounding wall tower in Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 26, 2022.
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Saint Sophia Cathedral was built under the reign of Grand Prince Yaroslav, whose father, Volodymyr, converted the region to Christianity.
Defiant: everyday life in Kyiv, July 2022.
Ukraine is losing this war at the moment. The west needs to massively step up its military aid to the country.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, widely known as Jokowi.
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Despite vague results of what the shuttle diplomacy will contribute to the world, at least the visits resemble Indonesia’s, if not Jokowi’s, own interest.
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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.
I arrived in Lublin, Poland, on 15 April. At the airport, I discovered that my backpack had been lost by the airline. Stunned, anxious. I had planned to cross the border the same day. This is the first step of such a journey: to reach the country as soon as possible.
In this series, The Conversation France sends out an ethnographic correspondent to document the war in Ukraine. Here, Romain Huët reflects on what the conflict means for ordinary people and prepares to cross the Ukrainian border.
A residential building destroyed by Russian army shelling in Borodyanka, Kyiv province.
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A group of Ukrainian teens writes about what they will do when the war ends. ‘The first thing that I would do is play the piano. I will play as long as I can,’ writes one.
The retaking of Bucha has uncovered what appear to be signs of atrocities.
Growing reports of war crimes by the Russian army are prompting calls for more action by the west.
Evidence of atrocities in districts retaken by Ukrainian forces suggest that Russian soldiers are as complicit in war crimes as their leader Vladimir Putin.
Bodies lie on the ground after a strike in Bucha, a suburb on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, April 4, 2022.
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President Biden said that Vladimir Putin had committed war crimes, after news emerged of mass civilian murders in Bucha, Ukraine. Three stories from our archive explain what this means.
International diplomacy: Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, addressing the Swedish parliament on March 24.
The best of the past week’s coverage of the war in Ukraine.
Game theory can tell us a lot about how this conflict might be resolved … or not.
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It’s hard to see how negotiations can succeed at this point.
Jonathan Markovitch, the chief rabbi of Kyiv, Ukraine, arrives with his grandchild at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel.
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A Kyivan Jewish scholar explains the long history of Jews in Kyiv and how they thrived, despite hostilities. They were forced to flee from the city many times – but always came back.
The historic centre of Lviv has been listed as a Unesco world heritage site since 1998.
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The west Ukrainian city has long been both a symbol of Ukrainian identity and an effevescent, multicultural hub.
Ukrainian soldiers on the the streets of Kyiv in 1917.
A historian looks back at a time when Ukrainians battled for control of the capital, but succumbed to a superior Soviet army.
Memorial tanks at the Ukrainian Motherland Monument in Kyiv.
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Who are the Ukrainians and when were they part of the same empire as Russia? A scholar answers basic questions on war in Ukraine.
A protest sign reads “Glory to Ukraine” in Ukrainian.
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Putin has suggested Ukrainians and Russians share one language, but there are many differences that are important to understand.
Key target: Kyiv’s iconic TV tower.
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Putin has clearly defined political objectives, but Russian military planners have not gone about them the right way.
Presenting a unified front.
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Biden tapped into themes of unity – both among Americans and with Western allies – while warning Russian President Vladimir Putin that he had badly miscalculated in invading Ukraine.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s iPhone selfies quickly went viral.
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A social media scholar says the authenticity, connection and immediacy of Zelenskyy’s appeal explains why his videos were so powerful.