Tag: ukraine

  • Putin’s Escalation in Ukraine Is a Losing Strategy | The New Yorker

    Putin’s Escalation in Ukraine Is a Losing StrategyThe push to claim new territory and mobilize more troops is unlikely to reverse Russia’s losses on the battlefield—but it could move the war into its most dangerous phase yet.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/putins-escalation-in-ukraine-is-a-losing-strategyWe are fighting alone, whereas Ukraine has many allies. And, as the fight goes on, […]

  • What Hundreds of Photos of Weapons Reveal About Russia’s Brutal War Strategy – The New York Times

    What Hundreds of Photos of Weapons Reveal About Russia’s Brutal War StrategyA New York Times analysis of visual evidence from Ukraine showed widespread use by Russia of cluster weapons banned under certain international treaties.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/06/19/world/europe/ukraine-munitions-war-crimes.htmlThe Times examined more than 1,000 pictures taken by its own photojournalists and wire-service photographers working on the ground in Ukraine, […]

  • Ukraine War Deaths: A Special Report – The New York Times

    Death in Ukraine: A Special ReportFrom battlefields pockmarked by artillery shells to basements and backyards filled with civilian corpses, the war has exacted a staggering toll in lives lost. New York Times reporters who have covered the war present accounts of the many ways that death arrived in Ukraine.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/06/18/world/ukraine-russia-news-deaths

  • Putin’s Pivot to a “Really Big War” in Ukraine | The New Yorker

    Putin’s Pivot to a “Really Big War” in UkraineAs his invasion enters its fourth month, the Russian leader is preparing for the long haul. Meanwhile, the military is chattering about its losses, and putting out calls for supplies on Telegram.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/putins-pivot-to-a-really-big-war-in-ukraineYes. Unfortunately, now they accept it. When we first spoke, they were […]

  • A Ukrainian City Under a Violent New Regime | The New Yorker

    A Ukrainian City Under a Violent New RegimeHow the Russian occupation transformed life in Melitopol.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/05/23/a-ukrainian-city-under-a-violent-new-regimeAfter he came to, he was brought to the former base of the 25th Brigade, in Melitopol. Russian soldiers there were carrying out a process known since the Chechen wars of the nineties as “filtration,” a dark […]

  • Bucha’s Month of Terror – The New York Times

    Bucha’s Month of TerrorWe documented dozens of killings of civilians and interviewed scores of witnesses to uncover Russian atrocities in Ukraine.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/04/11/world/europe/bucha-terror.htmlReporters and photographers for The New York Times spent more than a week with city officials, coroners and scores of witnesses in Bucha, uncovering new details of execution-style atrocities against civilians. The Times documented […]

  • Trump and Ukraine: Former Advisers Revisit What Happened – The New York Times

    ‘This Was Trump Pulling a Putin’Amid the current crisis, Fiona Hill and other former advisers are connecting President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine to Jan. 6. And they’re ready to talk.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/11/magazine/trump-putin-ukraine-fiona-hill.htmlCheney took umbrage at Hill’s assessment. “So, you’re telling me you’re opposed to freedom and democracy,” she says he snapped. According to Hill, he […]

  • Will Mercenaries and Foreign Fighters Change the Course of Ukraine’s War? | The New Yorker

    Will Mercenaries and Foreign Fighters Change the Course of Ukraine’s War?At a critical strategic juncture, non-state actors threaten to complicate the conflict.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/will-mercenaries-and-foreign-fighters-change-the-course-of-ukraines-warThe infusion of outsiders and “irregular forces” could further complicate an already messy conflict, according to a report released on Monday by the Soufan Center, a nonprofit, global-security research group. […]

  • Collecting Bodies in Bucha | The New Yorker

    Collecting Bodies in BuchaA team of Ukrainian volunteers say that, since the Russian retreat, they have picked up three hundred corpses.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/collecting-bodies-in-buchaAfter three weeks, Cherednichenko approached two soldiers outside her house. “I said to them, ‘I’m asking you as a mother,’ ” she told Havryliuk. “ ‘Is my son alive?’ ” One of the soldiers […]

  • Opinion | Stories From the Siege of Mariupol, Ukraine – The New York Times

    Opinion | ‘At Night I Dream of Mariupol’: Nine Accounts of Surviving a Russian SiegeMariupol, Ukraine, has been encircled by Russian forces for about a month. We have collected the statements of people who recently escaped.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/06/opinion/international-world/mariupol-ukraine-russia.htmlDead people: Everywhere. At first, people tried to bury in mass graves, but when the density of shelling made […]

  • ‘This Is True Barbarity’: Life Under Russian Occupation – The New York Times

    ‘This Is True Barbarity’: Life and Death Under Russian OccupationThe town of Trostyanets was occupied by Russian forces for a month before the Ukrainian military liberated it. Residents described weeks of hunger and horror.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/03/world/europe/ukraine-war-russia-trostyanets.htmlIn the morgue, beside the three dead Russian soldiers, Dr. Volkova pointed to a body bag in the corner of the […]

  • Up-Close Ukraine Atrocity Photographs Touch a Global Nerve – The New York Times

    Up-Close Ukraine Atrocity Photographs Touch a Global NerveThe apparent execution of Ukrainian civilians by retreating Russian forces, their bodies strewn in streets and yards, has focused attention on what constitutes crimes in war.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/05/world/europe/russia-ukraine-war-atrocities.htmlAn analysis of the satellite images by The New York Times showed dots in the exact coordinates where the bodies were later […]