Author: Todd Prince/Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

The Ukrainian military’s routing of Russian forces over the past week has highlighted both the fighting capabilities of Ukraine’s military and the effectiveness of the Western military aid provided to date. Outgunned several times over by most estimates, Ukraine leveraged Western artillery and rockets to plow through what has been considered the world’s second-most-powerful military,...

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At first glance, Russia’s jobless rate just doesn’t seem to make sense. Western nations have imposed sweeping financial and technological sanctions on Russia, battering a range of economic sectors from auto production and information technology to travel and pushing the nation into recession. At the same time, a slew of Western companies employing hundreds and...

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WASHINGTON – Over the past several weeks, Russian troops have slowly expanded their control of territory in the Donbas, pounding Ukrainian defense forces with artillery bombardments and reducing towns and villages to rubble. Setbacks for the Ukrainian military in the east contrast with the course of the war in the weeks after Russia’s February 24...

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Russia’s capture of a massive steel plant in the port city of Mariupol where hundreds of soldiers ended their fight after a grueling siege will represent a symbolic victory for the Kremlin at this stage of its invasion of Ukraine rather than a significant military breakthrough, analysts said. Russia had already controlled Mariupol since mid-April...

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The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to add legislation to the annual defense-spending bill that would place sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project, potentially putting in jeopardy an agreement reached between the Biden administ­ration and Germany in July.

The House on September 22 unanimously passed on a voice vote a package of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including the sanctions legislation.

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