Ukraine needs a strategic ceasefire and talks — a combination akin to historical precedents for establishing sovereignty amidst conflict.
Corruption is central to Ukraine’s existential crisis. It could cause the country financial and moral support from Western allies.
Ukraine’s ammunition and manpower shortages and its weak air defenses will impede its ability to thwart a Russian spring offensive.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky’s demand for the mobilization of an additional 500,000 troops signals both resolve and desperation.
Facing a prolonged stalemate, Ukraine must prioritize defense against Russian advances while exploring diplomatic solutions to the war.
Viktor Orbán blocked a major European Union financial package for Ukraine, advancing the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
EU leaders face crucial decisions on Ukraine’s military and economic survival, balancing internal cohesion with enlargement and defense policies.
Russia and the West are engaged in a “dialogue of the deaf,” pushing the OSCE toward oblivion.
Western strategy on Ukraine indicates a shift towards sustaining defense in a long-term stalemate with Russia.
With the Russia-Ukraine war now at a stalemate, Kyiv and its Western allies need a clearer vision of an endgame.