A Ukrainian serviceman runs to deliver ammunition to an armored fighting vehicle during a live-fire exercise in an area controlled by the joint forces operation in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine on Thursday February 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the aggressive strategy ofRead More →

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means that the food inflation plaguing global consumers is now tipping into a full-fledged crisis, potentially outpacing even the pandemic’s blow and pushing millions further into hunger. Together, Russia and Ukraine account for a huge share of global agricultural supplies, exporting so much wheat, corn, sunflowerRead More →

The shock of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to reverberate around the world, including in unexpected places. At the UN General Assembly’s emergency special session this week, Algeria was among 35 nations to abstain in response to a resolution condemning Russia’s ‘aggression against Ukraine’ and demanding that Russia immediately withdrawRead More →

Coincidentally, or by design, nothing seems to inspire Vladimir Putin to an act of military aggression quite like the Olympics. In 2008, as the Beijing Olympics began, I was deployed to Tbilisi, Georgia to cover the short-lived war with Russia. Then, in early 2014, I was in Russia for ABCRead More →

As Russia moves its accumulated forces around Ukraine’s borders, observers are watching to see if an invasion will actually happen. It remains uncertain whether Russia will demobilize its forces on its own, whether a diplomatic settlement can be reached that would persuade the country not to invade, or whether anRead More →

Scheduled for 4 p.m. today, the Prime Minister is due to meet virtually with Mr Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. EU and NATO leaders are also expected to join the talks.Read More →