Tag: ukraine

  • Why Vladimir Putin Would Use Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine | The New Yorker

  • Inside the U.S. Effort to Arm Ukraine | The New Yorker

    Inside the U.S. Effort to Arm Ukraine Since the start of the Russian invasion, the Biden Administration has provided valuable intelligence and increasingly powerful weaponry—a risky choice that has paid off in the battle against Putin. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/10/24/inside-the-us-effort-to-arm-ukraine Reznikov is certain that such deliveries are inevitable. “When I was in D.C. in November, […]

  • Kyiv’s Peace Is Destroyed | The New Yorker

    Kyiv’s Peace Is Destroyed After repelling Russia’s assault earlier this year, the city awakens to missile strikes. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/kyivs-peace-is-destroyed the woman, whose name was Oleksandra, was laughing. “She said that Halloween is coming up and she’s already putting on her scary costume,” the medic said. Then he explained that pieces of shrapnel […]

  • An American in Ukraine Finds the War He’s Been Searching For – The New York Times

    An American in Ukraine Finds the War He’s Been Searching For For an unconventional former Marine colonel, Ukraine represents the morally just war that eluded him his entire career. But how much can he and his military start-up help? Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/09/world/europe/ukraine-war-americans.html Though Mr. Milburn is not involved in the actual fighting, he is constantly risking […]

  • The Storykeeper: A Conversation with Svetlana Alexievich

    Los Angeles Review of Books via Los Angeles Review of Books: I think that war is a measure of human horror. It is the biggest kind of horror that humanity can experience. For example, what’s happening in Ukraine today is an incredible force working upon us. In the first months when I started to write […]

  • ‘Putin Is a Fool’: Intercepted Calls Reveal Russian Army in Disarray – The New York Times

    ‘Putin Is a Fool’: Intercepted Calls Reveal Russian Army in Disarray In phone calls to friends and relatives at home, Russian soldiers gave damning insider accounts of battlefield failures and civilian executions, excoriating their leaders just weeks into the campaign to take Kyiv. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/09/28/world/europe/russian-soldiers-phone-calls-ukraine.html Russian soldiers made thousands of calls from the battlefield in […]

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

    Putin’s Escalation in Ukraine Is a Losing Strategy The 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-strategy We are fighting alone, whereas Ukraine has many allies. And, as the […]

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

    Death in Ukraine: A Special Report From 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

  • 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 Strategy A 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.html The Times examined more than 1,000 pictures taken by its own photojournalists and wire-service photographers working on the […]

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

    Putin’s Pivot to a “Really Big War” in Ukraine As 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-ukraine Yes. Unfortunately, now they accept it. When we first […]

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

    A Ukrainian City Under a Violent New Regime How 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-regime After 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 […]

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

    Bucha’s Month of Terror We 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.html Reporters 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. […]