PHOTOS: The truth about Russia’s war on Ukraine

In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first cease-fire was signed, on Sept. 5, 2014. I witnessed a wasteland of charred, destroyed tanks, and armored personnel carriers. And scores of dead soldiers who reminded me of the plaster molds of the … Continue reading PHOTOS: The truth about Russia’s war on Ukraine

Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow

KYIV, Ukraine—The Kremlin’s strategy of military aggression in Ukraine and Eastern Europe has backfired, spurring former Soviet and Warsaw Pact countries to become a de facto anti-Moscow military bloc, while NATO rearms and reinforces its eastern flank. Altogether, Eastern Europe has become the most rapidly militarizing region on earth, which is not to Moscow’s advantage. … Continue reading Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow