Ukraine’s recent long-range strikes against the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol and its ships triggered discussions about the related operational impact. Much less attention has been paid to the important strategic implications of Ukraine’s successful military activities in the Black Sea.
A recent conference held at the London School of Economics and Political Science highlighted the difficulties faced by Ukraine’s female servicemembers. Tackling these problems will require improved national policy guidance and coordination, as well as continued international attention and funding.
Dozens of high-resolution images taken in recent months reveal that Russia has likely begun shipping North Korean munitions at scale, opening a new supply route that could have profound consequences for the war in Ukraine and international security dynamics in East Asia.
Ukrainian authorities have been actively using a sanction mechanism to freeze and confiscate assets of individuals and companies that are linked to or support Russia’s full-scale aggression. Among the first successful cases, assets belonging to well-known Russian oligarchs have been confiscated and allocated for the reconstruction of Ukraine.
Situated on the front line of the war in Ukraine, the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant poses ongoing risks. These relate not only to the threat of Russian sabotage, but also to the gradual deterioration of the facility under the current extreme operating conditions.
Air Marshal Johnny Stringer, Deputy Commander of NATO's Allied Air Command at Ramstein Air Base, explains why air superiority matters and why access to space and the capabilities it enables is so important.
The US’s approval of the provision of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine by European allies once pilot training is completed is an important step, says Professor Justin Bronk in the latest episode of RUSI Reflects.