Russia-Ukraine conflict
Russia-Ukraine war Biden’s existential angst in Ukraine

It is becoming increasingly clear that the US is fighting in Ukraine to preserve its global hegemony

Ukraine war death toll Ukraine war tolls death knell for NATO

Logically, the option open to the US at this point would be to disengage. But that becomes an abject admission of defeat and will mean the death knell for NATO, and Washington’s transatlantic leadership goes kaput

US presence in Ukraine Why the time isn’t ripe for Ukraine talks

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s remarks at an appearance at Carnegie last weekend made it clear that the US is in Ukraine for the long haul

Russia-US talks A Biden-Putin meeting in Bali cannot be ruled out

There are discernible signs that both sides are striving to lower the tensions as much as they can so as to create a “cordial” enough atmosphere

Mapping Faultlines; Did We Learn Anything from Cuban Missile Crisis?

In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the Cuban Missile Crisis and the lessons that were learnt and those that were ignored

Russia energy exports Many reasons why price cap on Russian oil exports cannot work

The United States and its allies are trying to impose new restrictions on the Russian economy, but like attempts so far, this one too looks fated to fail

Russia-Ukraine conflict Ukraine sliding into a real war

As calls by “angry patriots” in Russia for a stronger response rise in volume, the latest situation around Bakhmut in Donetsk assumes particular significance

Russia-Ukraine Conflict US taunts Russia to escalate in Ukraine

The studied escalation by Washington has put Moscow in a dilemma, since if it is unanswered, Zelensky may target the Crimean Bridge

Mapping Faultlines: Lavrov and Macron’s Africa visits reveal new geopolitical realities

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent visits of Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and French President Macron to Africa

US-Russia relations Lavrov is on Blinken’s list of people to call

The war has spun out of US algorithm with Russia unlikely to be deterred now, as it is already past the mid-stream. The specter of the collapse of EU economies is rattling the Biden administration

Ukraine grain deal Ukraine grain deal is feel-good event, but road to peace is long and winding

Under the agreement, Ukrainian vessels would guide ships in and out of Ukraine’s heavily mined ports, and Russia would agree not to attack the area while shipments were moving. Turkey’s role will be to inspect ships leaving Ukrainian ports for smuggled arms

Mapping Faultlines: As Ukraine war enters sixth month, grain and gas are in focus

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClicks’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent agreement to facilitate grain exports from Ukraine, and the energy crisis faced by Europe