Despite a century of women’s involvement in the region’s wars, Russian and Ukrainian women's involvement as combatants today echoes a global pattern where women are relegated to roles that distance them from frontline combat.
Simon Saradzhyan and Angelina FloodNovember 16, 2023
A second Russian pollster reports that the share of Russians who advocate for peace negotiations with Ukraine has exceeded the share of their compatriots who favor continuing the war. The devil is in details, however.
No Durable Stalemate as European Officials Fear Ukraine’s Battle Positions Could Unravel
November 27, 2023
Gender Norms Keep Russian, Ukrainian Servicewomen From Combat
November 22, 2023
More Russians Advocate for Peace Talks With Ukraine, But Devil Is in Details
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Average Age of Ukrainian Soldiers Is Past 40 and That Could Be a Problem
On its current trajectory, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will have to conscript pre-pension age males in the not-so-distance future.
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West Sanctions Russian Aviation, But Moscow Decides to Keep Planes Flying Despite Risks
Steven E. Harris
As Russia seeks cracks in Western countries’ united efforts to sanction Russia over its war against Ukraine, U.S. policymakers and their allies need to better explain not only the motifs, but also the goals of their punitive measures against Russia’s...
Can Weather Predict Operational Tempo in Ukraine This Winter?
Kate Davidson, Angelina Flood and Simon Saradzhyan
We analyzed five metrics—the percent of Ukraine’s territory occupied, monthly change in territorial control, the number of daily territorial change reports, fatality rate and artillery fire—to assess how the onset of winter impacted fighting intensit...