Ukraine Crisis

The Wagner Group: Origins and Early Deployments

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First in a two-part series, this backgrounder traces the origins and earliest deployments of Russia’s infamous mercenary outfit: the Wagner Group.

Outlook 2022: A Russian Invasion of Ukraine?

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2022 is projecting to be a year when something gives in the Ukraine civil war, one way or another.

Ukraine Flashes another Warning Sign

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President Zelenskiy’s revelation of a foiled coup plot adds to a growing body of evidence that an invasion of Ukraine could be imminent.

Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution: A Final Breakaway from Russia

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Remembering a national revolution that continues to resonate in the geopolitics of Eastern Europe to this day.

Ukraine’s Revolution on Granite: A Prelude to Independence

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Now 31 years later, it’s worth looking back on the student movement that paved the way for Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union.

Canadian Foreign Policy Can’t Simultaneously Support Territorial Integrity and Separatism

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Contradictory stances on Ukraine and Azerbaijan undermine Canada’s moral authority.

Do We Live in Mearsheimer’s World?

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Is Russia’s Ukraine policy a proactive response to domestic concerns, or a reactive answer to outside incursions into its near abroad?

FLASH: What’s Fueling Russian Protests?

Русский: Один из символов протестной акции — туалетный ёршик. Выкрашен в золотой цвет. Отсылает к расследованию ФБК «Дворец Путина», из материалов которого следует, что туалетные ёршики в резиденцию Владимира Путина закупались по цене около 700 евро. Москва, Театральная площадь, дом 1, сквер перед Большим театром, cc Sergey Korneev,, modified, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Golden_toilet_brush_%E2%80%94_symbol_of_the_protest.jpg

Protests broke out across Russia after the arrest of Alexei Navalny, but public anger is about more than just the fate of one opposition politician.

The Wagner Group: Intrigue, War, and Resource Extraction in Africa and Beyond

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After initial deployments in Ukraine and Syria, the African continent has become the main theater for Wagner Group operations.

Corruption Fight Devolves into a New Constitutional Crisis in Ukraine

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President Zelensky has set his sights on Ukraine’s constitutional court following a decision to reverse key anti-corruption reforms.

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