Macron’s NATO Emulation Attempt is Dangerous
The French President’s new initiative could result in the Kremlin benefitting from existing transatlantic divisions.
Joy to the World: Thinking of Ukraine at Christmas
Despite the heavy human losses and physical destruction throughout Ukraine, it has been mostly successful on the battlefield 10 months into the invasion.
Beware of the Z-Cult Among Us
How to deal with Russians you come across on a day-to-day basis.
Last Week in Ukraine: US Shows Firm Support for Ukraine
During his recent visit to the U.S., President Zelensky received strong support from U.S. President Joe Biden and bipartisan representation in Congress in the fight against Russian aggression.
Weaponizing Winter and Ukraine’s Victory: NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bucharest
The two-day NATO Foreign Ministers meeting that took place in Bucharest against the backdrop of Russian systematic bombardments of Ukraine’s critical infrastructure which have left hundreds of thousan
NATO Summit in Bucharest: Ambiguous Signals for Ukraine’s Future
On Nov. 29-30, a meeting of NATO foreign ministers took place in Bucharest. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba arrived in the Romania capital with his colleagues from the Baltic
High Time to Confiscate Russia’s Central Bank Reserves
Ukraine and its Western friends need to get serious about Russian war reparations. In the short term, only one evident source of reparations exists: the frozen Russian Central Bank reserves in the Wes
“Waiting for Godot” and Recovery in Ukraine
Cultural life is burgeoning in some parts of Ukraine, while in others basic services remain out of reach. Adam and Eve, Isaac Newton, and Steve Jobs have something in common: For all of them the apple
Russia – A Riddle no More, Finally the Harsh Truth (Part 2: Concluded)
Read Part 1 of this Op Ed here. Ignorance, Myopia, Pragmatic Self-Interest, or Plain Cowardice? Even after the Russian bear had used its vicious claws in Ukraine’s Crimea and Donbas and displayed its
How do Poles See Themselves and the World?
Missile misunderstanding Two missiles hit a Polish village killing two farmers. The psychological barrier has been crossed here in Poland. The war in Ukraine is no longer just about refugee waves, fig
The ‘Desert Ukraine to Defend Taiwan’ Fallacy
Abandoning Ukraine will Destroy Taiwan Some of those interested in abandoning Ukraine to Russian conquest have recently advanced an argument supposedly based on strategic realism. The U.S. cannot prov
Last Week in Ukraine: U.S. Master Class on Military Risk Management & Threat Reduction
Last week, the U.S. organized a master class for the whole world on how to manage military risks and neutralize the nuclear threat. Russia finally deleted even verbal hints about the possibility of us
Military Aid to Ukraine: Belgian Cavalry Turns Up Late
Belgium has decided on a new military aid package for Ukraine worth 12 million euros. It includes heavy machine guns and ammunition, as well as non-lethal equipment such as helmets, winter clothing a
UK Experiencing Changes, but Support for Ukraine Staunch as Ever – British MP Writes in Kyiv Post
Following the resignation of Boris Johnson and the sad passing of our beloved Queen, the United Kingdom has been thrust into a transitional period – but when it comes to Ukraine, our devotion and supp
Standoff Between Old and New Europe
The full-scale war in Ukraine might not break the current world order, but it has transformed the system of international relations. The European Union has been the most affected. There have been chan
Ukraine as EU Candidate – Implications for Transport, Infrastructure
The European Commission on June 17 approved Ukraine’s application for EU membership, and on June 23, the European Parliament adopted a historic resolution in support of granting Ukraine EU membership
The Looming Ghost of Corruption?
The last thing I remember when trying to fall asleep on the night of Feb. 23 – the eve of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine – was the sound of Russian propaganda trumpets blowing as loud as ever
Armed Hostile Conflict: Atrocity of Atrocities
In my early formative years, Hollywood, TV, toy guns, and games inundated and inured me to violence. It was always the good guys against the bad guys. My father fought in World War II and the Korean W
Can Aggressive Russian Democratic Opposition Strategy Topple Putin?
Last week, the first Congress of People’s Deputies from Russia was held in historic Jabłonna, Poland, in the very building where the famed roundtable talks between the Solidarity Movement and communis
When Shall We Celebrate Christmas?
As Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure continue, the dilemmas facing Ukrainians multiply. For elderly residents of Kyiv, living in a high-rise building poses a new threat – getting stuck in an