• Russia’s secret war against Ukraine

    David Kilcullen     |      February 6, 2022

    The risks of all out combat with the West over Ukraine may stay Russia’s hand, but its tactics of hybrid warfare to extend its power and influence – as employed by China in Asia – are already underway.

  • Ukraine’s long fight for freedom

    Olga Boichak     |      February 5, 2022

    Ukrainians do not want democracy because they are being “subverted” by the West, as Russia claims. Ukrainians want freedom because they are proud of living in a sovereign state, rather than an imperial Russian borderland.

  • Shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine

    Dmytro Kuleba     |      February 4, 2022

    Australia should maintain solidarity with Ukraine and the wider democratic world in efforts to deter Russia from launching a new attack.

  • Last chance saloon

    Peter Jennings     |      January 28, 2022

    Russian dictator Vladimir Putin remains intent on invading Ukraine, but offering him a way out without losing face, while underlining the high price of war could still avert conflict.

  • The west must stand up for Ukraine

    Marko Pavlyshyn     |      January 27, 2022

    The West needs to stand up against Putin’s bullying of Ukraine and show determination, unity, and a serious commitment to uphold international legal norms and defend freedom and democracy against Russia’s authoritarian and neo-imperial designs.

  • Understanding Putin’s threat to Ukraine

    Tatsiana Kulakevich     |      January 25, 2022

    Vladimir Putin’s military build-up on the Ukraine border threatens to plunge Europe into a wider war, and appeasement or acquiescence will only bolster his dreams of restoring the Soviet empire.