• No going back

    Marko Pavlyshyn     |      August 18, 2023

    A new book explains how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was designed to reabsorb it into the Russian empire but has succeeded only in driving it away forever.

  • Ukraine marches forward

    Christopher Morris     |      August 2, 2023

    The West’s timid refusal to give Ukraine the jets it needs has slowed its brave counter-offensive against heavily mined and fortified Russian positions, but increasing progress is being made.

  • Putin’s bridge is falling down

    Stefan Wolff     |      July 21, 2023

    Ukraine’s successful strike against the bridge built to link Russia with its illegally occupied territory in Crimea is another crushing blow to Russia’s ability to sustain its invasion and to Putin’s battered pride.

  • Ukraine needs tanks, planes – and cluster bombs

    Rodger Shanahan     |      July 13, 2023

    It seems perverse that Ukraine should be criticised for wanting to use cluster bombs against Russian military targets when those very invasion forces have been using them for more than a year against Ukraine.

  • Remembering Victoria Amelina

    Marko Pavlyshyn     |      July 8, 2023

    Victoria Amelina, murdered by Russian rockets aimed at civilian centres, joins a long procession of Ukrainian writers whose lives were cut short by oppressors intent on this nation’s destruction.

  • Ukraine fights for the free world

    Bec Shrimpton     |      July 7, 2023

    Ukraine’s survival as an independent sovereign state is crucial for everyone’s security as a Russian victory would overturn the international rule of law which has helped protect the peace since the end of the Second World War.

  • Send our old jets to help Ukraine

    James Dwyer     |      June 28, 2023

    Western countries need to give Ukraine the modern fighters and main battle tanks it needs to drive out the invaders, and Australia should lead by example by handing over our surplus F18s.

  • After the flood

    Christopher Morris     |      June 10, 2023

    Just as Saddam Hussain ignited Kuwait’s oil wells to frustrate the allied advance and destroy the assets he sought to gain through invasion, so the Russian flooding of Southern Ukraine betrays the ‘scorched Earth’ approach of a defeated and retreating army.

  • Damning evidence of Russia’s desperation

    Stefan Wolff     |      June 8, 2023

    Russia’s cynical destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam aims to delay Ukraine’s much-anticipated counter-offensive to liberate Kherson in Southern Ukraine, and reveals both Putin’s brutality and desperation.

  • Ukraine takes the fight to Moscow

    Stefan Wolff     |      June 3, 2023

    Russia has bombarded Ukrainian cities for over a year, but the recent drone strikes on Moscow show that Ukraine has both the capacity and will to strike back at the heart of its enemy invader.

  • The tide turns for Ukraine

    Adam Simpson     |      May 31, 2023

    There’s a long way to go, and there’s no guarantee that Putin, having made the terrible decision to invade in the first place, won’t make another terrible decision in escalating the conflict, but Ukraine is winning this war.

  • Zelensky’s charm offensive

    Tetyana Malyarenko     |      May 27, 2023

    President Zelensky’s world tour is giving Ukraine the chance it needs to beef up its military supplies, train troops and build broader international support to force the Russians from its territory.