The US and dozens of other nations have punished Russia with round after round of sanctions – yet the Russian economy is expected to grow in 2023.
Political scientists weigh in the factors that could see a Ukrainian or Russian win. The war could also become protracted.
If a new non-alignment is to be achieved in Africa, the foreign military bases of the US, France, and China - and the Russian military presence - must be dismantled.
As President Biden begins meeting with congressional leaders to resolve the debt ceiling showdown, an economist warns the consequences of a default could be dire.
Alex Titov took a trip home to St Petersburg in December. Here’s what he found.
Some of the key articles from our coverage of the war in Ukraine over the past week.
As Russians come to terms with the seriousness of the war in Ukraine, the Russian economy is weathering the storm of western sanctions.
The impact of oil sanctions on Russia is limited compared to the severe repercussions they have on the global economy and other countries’ abilities to achieve energy security and transition.
The exact impact of sanctions is always difficult to assess in the short-term. But there are signs it is an effective strategy against Russia – and the only real option.
Ukraine says it will push Russian troops out of the country. This offensive could be critical to that aim.
Four months since the start of invasion, the European Union has already adopted six sanction packages. Room for manoeuvre is shrinking.
Russia’s absurd claims about ‘smart’ landmines show it’s high time the world put limits on autonomous weapons.
Electricity is an essential service. Acting quickly is crucial to avoid households falling into hardship, and businesses closing their doors.
Calls to export Canadian oil and gas to Europe are repackaging ethical oil rhetoric. But Canada and Russia share similarities in energy policy making.
The US has frozen tens of billions of dollars worth of assets belonging to Russians and their government. A legal scholar explains why confiscating them is a bit trickier.
Two scholars of corporate do-goodery suggest a hidden driver of corporate decisions to leave Russia is the global trend in which record numbers of workers are quitting their jobs.
Despite the ruble’s recovery, sanctions have actually dealt a punishing blow to the Russian economy. But changing Putin’s mind is another matter.
Canada has played the role of a global peace advocate before. Rarely has the world needed it more than right now.
Cryptocurrency allows Ukraine to get quick financial support, and Russia, to bypass international sanctions and protect some of its economic interests.
Major companies are re-assessing their role in society.