Ukraine Crisis ~ War With Russia

Russian mobilization along the Ukraine-Russia border began in late 2021. This escalation follows an eight-year smoldering conflict that began with Russia’s 2014 annexation of Krameria. Russian President Vladimir Putin first described the buildup as military training exercises, then as self-defense against further expansion and threat from NATO, then finally as support of Russian-backed separatists in the Donbas region. The growing numbers of troops, equipment, and threats to Ukraine’s sovereignty grew to become the largest military buildup in Europe since WWII.

The following interviews, articles, and podcasts are snapshots in time as they happened, and explore Russian aggression, and criminal behavior and their impact on Ukraine and the global order. Experts provide in-depth insights into the interventions by the United States, China, United Nations, and other United Nations members to suppress the Russian aggression and restore peace.

Below are some of our most popular news, articles, and podcasts of global experts, about the greatest military conflict since WWII. Click to see a list of other popular global topics.

If Russia Invades Ukraine, How Should The United States And Europe Respond?
Listen to experts discussing, in January 2022, global factors as the largest military mobilization in Europe, since WWII, proceeds. Click here to listen to the podcast.

What Happened At The UN Security Council Meeting On Ukraine
Listen to experts discussing, in early February 2022, the outcomes of the recent UN Security Council’s Special Meeting, held to discuss Russian military buildup along the Ukraine-Russia border. Click here to listen to the podcast.

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: What Comes Next
Listen to experts discussing, in February 2022, the flurry of diplomatic activity (between Russia, Ukraine, the United States, Germany, and France) concerning Russia’s imminent invasion of Ukraine. Click here to listen to the podcast.

The British Ambassador To The United States Explains How Russia Sanctions Were Coordinated
Listen to experts discussing, in February 2022, the Russian Invasion of Ukraine and how the most severe set of sanctions ever imposed on a country, were coordinated among the UK, Europe, and the US, to thwart Russian aggression. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Live From Ukraine: From Frontlines Of A Refugee Crisis
Listen to experts discussing, in February 2022, the lives of people remaining in war-torn Ukraine and whether they should leave or stay, as well as the experiences of the refugees who escaped to neighboring countries. Click here to listen to the podcast.

What If Russia Wins The War In Ukraine
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, the consequences of a Russian victory over Ukraine and potential subsequent changes to the world order. Click here to listen to the podcast.

How Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Is Seen By The United Nations
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN Security Council’s response, and the UN’s responsibilities during a global crisis. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Gender, Conflict And Ukraine And A Preview Of The UN’s Commission On The Status Of Women Conference
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, women in the Ukraine war, gender dynamics in armed conflict, and how the war may influence reporting during the 66th upcoming conference “UN Commission on the Status of Women” (CSW66). Click here to listen to the podcast.

How The War In Ukraine Will Impact Global Food Prices And Food Security Around The World
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, Ukraine’s position as a major exporter of key food staples and how the Russian invasion and Russia-Ukraine war are impacting the global food supply, food prices, and global food security. Click here to listen to the podcast.

This Is How There May Be Justice And Accountability For War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity In Ukraine
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, how Russia is committing war crimes nearly every day, and the best prospects for Russian accountability. Click here to listen to the podcast.

How China Views Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, China’s position on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Learn about the history of China-Russia relations and how these may be shaping China’s position and response to the invasion. Click here to listen to the podcast.

How Russian War Crimes Changed The Conflict In Ukraine
Listen to experts discussing, in April 2022, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how Russian war crimes are changing the trajectory of the conflict. Click here to listen to the podcast.

How the United Nations is Responding to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine | Richard Gowan

Listen to experts discussing, in May 2022, The UN’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and to the global crisis that ensued. What actions were taken by the UN Security Council, the UN General Assembly, and the UN Secretary-General?  How effective was the UN in fulfilling its charter and what effect has the crisis had on UN diplomacy? Click here to listen to the podcast.

The View From Moldova — Is This Putin’s Next Target?
Listen to experts discussing, in May 2022, Moldova’s vulnerability to Russian aggression, the history of its breakaway Transnistria region, and the Russian-Ukraine war’s influence on its society and politics. Learn about Moldovan’s mood as Russia continues to attack nearby Odesa. Click here to listen to the podcast.

A Catastrophic Nuclear Meltdown At The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant In Ukraine Is Suddenly In The Realm Of Possibility
Listen to experts discussing, in August 2022, the increasing risk of catastrophic nuclear meltdown being created by the continued Russian occupation and weaponization of the Zaporizhian power plant in Ukraine. Learn what a catastrophic event would mean to the area. Click here to listen to the podcast.

If Putin Goes Nuclear, How Should The United States Respond?
Listen to experts discussing, in October 2022, Putin’s actions and threats to use nuclear weapons in defense of Russia and its troops. Learn what scenarios and circumstances could cause Putin to use a nuclear weapon and if he did how might Biden and NATO respond. Click here to listen to the podcast.

The Coming War Of Economic Attrition Between Russia And The West
Listen to experts discussing, in October 2022, the strategy, history, and effectiveness of the West’s sanctions against Russia and Russia’s counterstrategy of European energy deprivation. Learn why the external component of the Russia-Ukraine war may become one of economic attrition.  Click here to listen to the podcast.

 

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