War in Ukraine

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  • Reporters at risk: On the frontlines in Ukraine and Gaza

    Two years after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, and five months into the 2023 Israel-Hamas war, the world continues to rely on journalists for real-time insights in the fog of war.

    Reporters stationed on the frontlines undertake significant personal and professional...

  • Latvia's prime minister on the transatlantic alliance in the Baltic region

    PRIME MINISTER EVIKA SILIŅA DISCUSSES HER VISION FOR THE TRANSATLANTIC ALLIANCE AND LATVIA’S ROLE IN THE BALTIC REGION AND BEYOND - The Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Latvian Prime Minister Evika Siliņa. The prime minister explored Latvia’s role in transatlantic af...

  • Women on the frontlines of european energy security

    WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINES OF EUROPEAN ENERGY SECURITY - Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been fought on multiple fronts over the last two years, including against Ukraine’s energy sector, which has been strategically targeted in efforts to optimize harm to the civilian population. Despit...

  • So what’s the strategy to confront Russia’s war in Ukraine?

    In episode two of “So What’s the Strategy? with Matthew Kroenig,” we delve into the profound implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This episode features insights and a comprehensive analysis from Assistant Secretary of Defense Celeste Wallander and former National Security Adviser Stephen...

  • Can the EU Become a reliable defense actor?

    Ukraine’s fight for its sovereignty and territorial integrity against Russia’s full-scale invasion continues into a third year. Since the start of the war, the European Union (EU) and its members have provided world-leading military, financial, and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The bloc’s member s...

  • Türkiye’s role in supporting Ukraine

    A DECADE OF CRIMEA’S TEMPORARY OCCUPATION: TÜRKIYE’S ROLE IN SUPPORTING UKRAINE - February 26 marked the tenth anniversary of Russia’s temporary occupation of Crimea back in 2014, which paved the way to a full-scale invasion of Ukraine eight years ago. Türkiye was among the first countries to sup...

  • A conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Radosław Sikorski

    A CONVERSATION WITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF POLAND RADOSŁAW SIKORSKI - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center for a keynote address and fireside chat with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Radosław Sikorski.

    In the two years since Russia’s brutal full-sc...

  • How Europe and Ukraine are working toward victory

    TWO YEARS ON: HOW EUROPE AND UKRAINE ARE WORKING TOWARD VICTORY - The Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, Eurasia Center, and Global Energy Center hosted a discussion “Two years on: How Europe and Ukraine are working toward victory.”

    With the launch of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on F...

  • Saving Ukraine’s children abducted by Russia

    Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022, more than 19,000 children have been abducted by Russia and taken to Russia and Russian-occupied Ukrainian territory.

    Mykola Kuleba and his nonprofit Save Ukraine work to return Ukraine's children to Ukraine and have been the only organizati...

  • Building US nuclear energy independence: The Russia connection

    BUILDING US NUCLEAR ENERGY INDEPENDENCE: THE RUSSIA CONNECTION - As Western countries attempt to reduce Russia’s ability to use oil and natural gas as a tool of its foreign policy, nuclear fuel remains a source of Russian influence across the globe. Rosatom’s supply of nuclear fuel powers nuclear...

  • Report launch: Five scenarios for Russia’s future

    REPORT LAUNCH: FIVE SCENARIOS FOR RUSSIA’S FUTURE - Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has reverberated around the world, challenging many preconceived notions about Russia and the global order. Moscow’s war has sparked debate about the future of Ukraine, NATO, and Western institutions, but ...

  • A discussion with Commissioner Thierry Breton

    ADAPTING OUR DEFENSE CAPACITIES TO A CHANGING WORLD: A DISCUSSION WITH COMMISSIONER THIERRY BRETON - Since Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the European Union and the United States have provided steadfast support for Ukraine, delivering unprecedented and world-leading levels of military, hum...

  • How Ukraine fights Russian disinformation

    HOW UKRAINE FIGHTS RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION: BEEHIVE VS MAMMOTH - In 2023, the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats and the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab interviewed two dozen Ukrainian officials and experts leading the country’s efforts to counter Russian ...

  • Are Russia and North Korea forming a new arsenal of autocracy?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin opened 2024 with a barrage of airstrikes across Ukraine using a mixture of missiles and Iranian-made Shahed drones. The attack included the unwelcome addition of North Korean-supplied short-range ballistic missiles, a worrying development confirmed by both Washing...

  • The myth of the failed counteroffensive and accommodating an aggressive Kremlin

    Russia commenced 2024 with the biggest air and drone strikes since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, attacking civilians and infrastructure in cities including Kyiv and Kharkiv, as ammunition for Western-provided air defense runs out and debates continue in Washington on whether to provid...

  • Chairman of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk

    A CONVERSATION WITH CHAIRMAN OF THE VERKHOVNA RADA OF UKRAINE RUSLAN STEFANCHUK - We are at a critical point in Russia’s war in Ukraine. Vital American assistance to Ukraine is stalled in the US House of Representatives, and there is growing uniformed talk both about a stalemate on the battlefiel...

  • Promoting freedom in Belarus and transatlantic security

    PROMOTING FREEDOM IN BELARUS AND TRANSATLANTIC SECURITY - While global attention has focused on Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine and Hamas’ savage attack on Israel, other authoritarians go about their business with less notice. In Belarus, dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka continues to stifle fr...

  • House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner on Ukraine

    BEYOND THE SCIF WITH HOUSE PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE CHAIRMAN MIKE TURNER ON UKRAINE - Hamas’ savage attack on Israeli civilians may have put the Kremlin’s aggression in Ukraine on the media’s back pages, but it has not diminished the threat that Russia poses to American security...

  • From Washington to Avdiivka: What does 2024 hold for Ukraine?

    FROM WASHINGTON TO AVDIIVKA: WHAT DOES 2024 HOLD FOR UKRAINE? - Moscow’s war on Ukraine has always been about a lot more than just the fight on the battlefield. Ukraine has been able to prevent Russia’s seizure of Kyiv and Kharkiv and to take back more than 50% of Russian-conquered territory in p...

  • Moscow’s weaponization of food: Holodomor and blockage of grain exports today

    MOSCOW’S WEAPONIZATION OF FOOD: HOLODOMOR AND BLOCKAGE OF GRAIN EXPORTS TODAY - Ukraine is among the globe’s top exporters of crucial grains, including corn, wheat, barley, rapeseed, and soybeans, and was the world’s largest producer of sunflower oil prior to Russia’s full-scale invasion. Among k...

  • H.E. German Galushchenko, Minister of Energy of Ukraine

    2023 CENTRAL EUROPE WEEK - The 2023 edition of the Atlantic Council’s Central Europe Week, entitled “Leadership and Resilience on Europe’s Frontlines,” took place from November 6 to November 10. Central Europe Week is the Europe Center’s annual flagship conference that aims to foster a dynamic US...

  • The third-party problem: Countering sanctions circumvention

    THE THIRD-PARTY PROBLEM: COUNTERING SANCTIONS CIRCUMVENTION - In response to the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the European Union (EU) in close coordination with its like-minded partners and allies has imposed unprecedented sanctions. To date, eleven packages have been ...

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Margus Tsahkna

    A CONVERSATION WITH THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA MARGUS TSAHKNA - Please join the Scowcroft Center’s Transatlantic Security Initiative and the Europe Center for a conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia Margus Tsahkna. This event ...

  • Changes in the House: Funding for Ukraine and war in the Middle East

    CHANGES IN THE HOUSE: FUNDING FOR UKRAINE AND WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST - On September 30, Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open until mid-November, averting a government shutdown with a 45-day funding extension. In the process, American national security priori...