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Forged Document Seeks to Diminish European Support for Ukraine

A phony report suggests the U.S. wanted war to create an economic crisis for Germany.

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Why Russia Is Using Iranian-Made Drones in Ukraine

Despite decades of sanctions, the Islamic Republic has developed a relatively sophisticated military drone program.

What Putin’s Call for a Troops Increase Means for the War in Ukraine

There are a few possibilities.

Russia Is Using the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant as a Shield—and as a Weapon

The Kremlin is stoking fears of a nuclear disaster in an attempt to end European support of Ukraine.

How to Read Russian Reactions to Ukraine’s Kherson Counteroffensive

Pro-Putin commentators are calling it a feint or a ruse.

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Russia’s Claims of Western Fascism Are Straight Out of Its Soviet Past

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu compared the West to Nazis in a recent speech.

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Questions Surround the Death of Daria Dugina

We should be wary of being drawn into stories of plots within plots and other intrigue.

Josh Hawley Is Wrong About NATO

Welcoming Finland and Sweden strengthens the alliance and serves U.S. interests.

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Why North Korea’s Meddling in Ukraine Matters

The country has recognized the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic as independent states.

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Vladimir Putin Plays the ‘Globalism’ Card

His latest speech is an attempt to court right-wing populists in the West.