Russia

Cancel Russia's UN Contracts

Congress should insist that U.S. dollars not fund United Nations procurement from Russian companies.

What Ukraine Needs: More Arms, Sanctions, and Money, Ambassador Says

The war-ravaged economy is providing the Kyiv government far less than the $5B per month it needs, Oksana Markarova said.

Russia Might Try Reckless Cyber Attacks as Ukraine War Drags On, US Warns

Ground commanders have been unable to capitalize on at least one previous cyber strike.

US Pledges More Weapons to Ukraine, But Milley Warns ‘The Numbers Clearly Favor The Russians’

More Javelins, Howitzers, long-range rockets are on the way, but will they arrive in time to make a difference?

‘No Way to Say’ When Turkey Will Release Hold on Sweden, Finland, Says NATO’s Stoltenberg

With Madrid deadline looming, “the progress is maybe just the fact that we have open lines” of communication, Finland’s president said.

In Asia, Defense Ministers Issue New Warnings to China

“Ukraine today may be East Asia tomorrow,” Japan’s prime minister said at this year’s feistier-than-usual Shangri-La Dialogue.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 103: Three perspectives on Ukraine's future

We hear from three people whose lives have become bound up with Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

What the West Has Given Is Not Enough to Win, Ukraine Says

Central and Eastern European defense ministers say limited arms packages will not defeat Russia in the Donbas or deter invasion elsewhere.

US Pushing Monitoring Body to Extend Russian War-Crimes Inquest

The OSCE already did one fact-finding mission in March; U.S. diplomats are whipping up support for another.

NATO’s Next Strategic Concept Will Add China’s Threats, US Ambassador Says

The document is to be unveiled at next month’s summit, where Russia and potential members will also be on the agenda.

US to Send Ukraine Advanced Rockets; Kyiv Promises Not to Fire Into Russia

The fourth large arms package announced by the administration includes HIMARS for defensive use only, as Biden eyes “negotiating table.”

Three More Nations Join Ukraine Planning Cell Run By Army Special Forces

Army secretary says U.S. intelligence may help Ukrainian convoys evade Russians.