World View: Ukrainian breakthrough

The ubiquitous Russian drones also slowed them down: almost all the mine-clearing had to be done at night, by hand.
By Gwynne Dyer Sep. 29, 2023

Russia: The aftermath of folly

So it’s all over, and it’s back to business as usual for Russia’s President Vladimir Putin — except for one enormous change that is best expressed as two questions.
By Gwynne Dyer Jun. 30, 2023

S.Africa mulls options on ICC arrest warrant for potential visitor Putin

The ICC has issued a warrant for Putin related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and SA as an ICC member would theoretically be required to arrest him if he attends the BRICS summit.
By Reuters Jun. 1, 2023

Why sustain an unwinnable, damaging war?

The West will certainly and gradually be the biggest loser.
By Tapiwa Gomo May. 22, 2023

Russia accuses Ukraine of trying to assassinate Putin

The two countries frequently trade accusations and denials since the full-scale Russian invasion in February 2022.
By Bbc News May. 3, 2023

Russia sets grain deal conditions, Putin suggests free grain for Africa

Ukraine, along with Turkey and the United Nations, had wanted to extend the deal for 120 days.
By Reuters Mar. 20, 2023

UN chief points to ‘massive’ rights violations in Ukraine

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has triggered “the most massive violations of human rights” in the world today.
By Ap News Feb. 27, 2023

Meta's Oversight Board tells company to allow 'death to Khamenei' posts

Meta's (META.O) Oversight Board on Monday overturned the company's decision to remove a Facebook post that used the slogan "death to Khamenei" to criticize the Iranian leader.
By Reuters Feb. 15, 2023

Wagner Group in Africa: Russia’s presence on continent increasingly relies on mercenaries

The group helps secure mega investments and intervenes in crisis-ridden hotspots, often without regard for civilian losses. This profoundly affects the continent’s stability.
By Alessandro Arduino Feb. 14, 2023