Many images from the Ukraine war are compelling and distressing depictions of the human costs of war.
Both Russia and Ukraine are signatories to the Geneva Convention on the treatment of prisoners of war – how much it is being observed is another matter.
Refinery closures in South Africa are shots fired in the long running contestation between the oil refiners and the government, which has been trying to introduce cleaner fuels.
Russia is trying to normalise an international order where might makes right. And democracy and respect for human rights are optional.
No one knows what Vladimir Putin’s peace terms for Ukraine might be, but the risk of war spreading means the West must propose its own.
Russia and other countries and political regimes have a long history of forcing people to move, mostly for security and economic gains.
A confluence of many factors – from Russia’s war to drought to local corruption and lack of productivity – has inflated prices.
Cultural artifacts are at risk of destruction during war, but Ukrainian archivists, curators and librarians have been working to protect them during the war.
WNBA star Brittney Griner is scheduled to appear in Russian Court on July 1, 2022, after US officials determined she had been wrongfully detained.
For hundreds of years, Russia has elevated its political leaders as figureheads. That’s part of what makes its propaganda so convincing.
A return to debt sustainability will create room for African policy makers to stave off risks to the post-pandemic recovery.
Many countries welcome foreigners who want to join their military forces.
Russia’s absurd claims about ‘smart’ landmines show it’s high time the world put limits on autonomous weapons.
History brought Ukraine’s plight home to people around the world, and helped mobilize political and military support against the Russian invasion.
Prosecuting a leader like Vladimir Putin accused of war crimes is difficult. But the trial of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic in the early 2000s offers a potential playbook.
Most Russians get their news from government-controlled television. But those who look to Telegram, an online platform, are more likely to have views that break from the official position.
The prosecution and death sentences handed out to two British and one Moroccan national fighting alongside Ukrainian troops contravenes the Geneva Conventions.
As Russia’s assault slogs on in Ukraine, one of Vladimir Putin’s long-standing friends has considerable influence over the Russian president. His name is Nicolai Patrushev.
Weapons manufacturers in China are likely to benefit most from Russia’s losses, while US companies will also see a boon.
Can social media posts sustain Russia’s endangered dissident cultures?