Black Sea
Russia-Ukraine Conflict Ukraine war of attrition at inflection point

The Ukrainian counteroffensive has failed to materialize, while a massive Russian knockout blow to the tottering Ukrainian military also seems improbable

Putin’s summits next week will strengthen ties with Iran, Turkey

The Russian president’s visit comes at a highly transformative period in the US approach toward both Turkey and Iran and following Joe Biden’s crucial visit to West Asia

US continues to stoke conflict in West Asia; UK tests waters in Black Sea

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent US strikes on Syria and Iraq, and the recent maneuvers by the UK navy in the Black Sea region