• You can’t stand aside

    Brendan Nicholson     |      August 6, 2022

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has delivered a heartbreaking account of the impact of Russia’s barbaric war on his country to thousands of Australian students.

  • Russia’s invasion wins no friends in Belarus

    Natalya Chernyshova     |      July 19, 2022

    Belarus dictator Aliaksandr Lukashenka might have little choice but to pose as Russia’s staunch ally in its war on Ukraine, but he will be a general without an army if he decides to send in his troops.

  • We must all step up to save Ukraine

    Matthew Sussex     |      July 9, 2022

    Putin cares nothing for the ire of the West, the lives of Ukrainians or even his own soldiers as his monstrous army slowly grinds over Eastern Ukraine, crushing everything in its path. The West cannot let this catastrophe fall out of the headlines, we must all step up and fight for Ukraine.

  • NATO must stand fast against the Russian ogre

    Malcolm Davis     |      July 2, 2022

    While all are too timid to fight for the freedom they profess to support, NATO nations have shown varying degrees of outrage and support for Ukraine’s brave and lonely fight against the marauding Russian ogre, and must redouble their resolve to fight further aggression with more than just brave words.

  • Britain gets ready for war

    William Leben     |      July 2, 2022

    Speaking at the Royal United Services Institute’s Land Warfare Conference in London, the British Chief of the General Staff has outlined Britain’s military response to Russian threats of war in response to Britain’s support for Ukraine against the Russian invasion.

  • King rat

    Jon Yuan Jiang     |      June 27, 2022

    Vladimir Putin fancies himself the king of a resurgent Russia, occupying Eastern Europe and cowing the West, but like the Bond villains he so closely resembles, his own hubris, self-indulgence and bloated self-serving ambition will ensure his downfall.

  • The deep roots of Ukraine’s foreign legion

    Joshua Holzer     |      June 26, 2022

    In sharp contrast to the vapid equivocation of the West’s political leaders, thousands of volunteers from around the globe have flocked to Ukraine to fight on the front lines against Russia’s savage invaders.

  • Russia’s demonisation of Ukrainians abroad

    Vic Satzewich     |      June 25, 2022

    Russia’s defamation and dismissal of Ukrainians abroad protesting its appalling invasion of their country continue its long history of slandering those who opposed or escaped the dark shadow it casts over their country.

  • Will Belarus enter Russia’s war on Ukraine?

    Stefan Wolff     |      June 25, 2022

    Vladimir Putin may increase the pressure on Belarus, already a client state of Russia, to attack Ukraine’s northern border as the West continues to sit on its hands and leave Ukraine to fight for its freedom alone.

  • Putin waits for the West to get bored

    Matthew Sussex     |      June 24, 2022

    The West is growing weary of Russia’s war in Ukraine, despite leaving Ukraine to do all the fighting, and Vladimir Putin is counting on the free world’s short attention span and lack of moral fibre to grind his way to European domination.

  • Putin’s Stalinist plan for Ukraine

    Paul Maddrell     |      June 22, 2022

    Putin’s quest to conquor the whole of Ukraine has stalled, but his attempts to absorb the east of the country through brutal force and ethic cleansing echo the approach of his main role model.

  • Prosecuting Putin

    Victor Peskin     |      June 21, 2022

    The capture and prosecution of Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic offers a playbook for bringing Vladimir Putin to justice for his savage assault on Ukraine.