Russia

Here’s What DOD’s International Security Nominee Learned from Russia’s 2014 Seizure of Crimea

Send weapons faster, and prepare to boost U.S. forces in the region, Celeste Wallander told lawmakers.

Russia Neither Accepts Nor Rejects NATO’s Offer To Restart Talks

Representatives from Moscow and NATO members will talk with their respective governments about whether to continue discussions, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said.

The US Must Prepare for War Against Russia Over Ukraine

If Putin is not deterred from seizing another chunk of sovereign territory, he won’t stop there.

US 'Unequivocal’ to Russia on Right of Ukraine, Others, to Join NATO

U.S. diplomats rejected Moscow's demand that Kiev be forever barred from the Western alliance.

US Will Make ‘No Firm Commitments’ In Russia Talks This Week, Admin Official Says

Everything discussed at the meeting will also need to be considered by Washington and allies, the official said.

Is Russia’s Su-75 ‘Checkmate’ Aircraft a Case of Vapor Marketing?

There’s less than meets the eye to the proposed fighter-bomber that made a splash at a recent industry show.

How to Disable Putin’s Energy Weapon

Only by integrating Europe into a better network of energy security can NATO truly protect its members.

Russia’s Aggression Against Ukraine Is Backfiring

Putin’s military moves are rallying Ukrainians and unifying NATO.

No One in Kyiv Knows Whether Russia Is Bluffing

Putin is right about one thing: A free, prosperous Ukraine is a threat to his autocratic regime.

2021 Top Ten: Ideas

The intertwined need to confront China and climate change, turning the tables on Russian psyops, and more.

2021 Top Ten: Space Force

In a year when the military's newest service turned two, there remain plenty of unsettled policy areas.

Bear, Meet Porcupine: Unconventional Deterrence for Ukraine

By "going porcupine," Ukraine can make it clear to Russia that invasion will be costly and unsuccessful. But Kyiv needs help.

White House: Russia Stepping Up Disinformation In Possible Invasion Prelude

U.S. sees rising likelihood of Russian military action against Ukraine, promises strong response.

Diplomacy Is ‘No Longer Sufficient’ To Prevent Russian Escalation, Lithuanian Defense Chief Says

The U.S. should act now to punish Russia and help Ukraine, not wait for a full-scale invasion, Arvydas Anusauskas said.

Trollfare: How to Recognize and Fight Off Online Psyops

It starts by understanding common tactics: distort, distract, dismiss, deny, and dismay.