Conflictul Rusia / Ucraina – doc

Will Russia Attack Ukraine? – FP
How Moscow, Washington, Kyiv, and Brussels are preparing for the possibility of war.

What Does Putin Really Want? – FP, 19.01.22

  • FP Playlist is featuring this week a conversation between FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal and two Russia experts: Michael McFaul, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, and FP’s own Amy Mackinnon, who covers Russia and the region.

What Do You Want To Know About The Ukraine Crisis? – FP, 20.01.22

  • FP’s team of reporters and experts can help answer other big questions you may have about this rapidly evolving crisis, such as: What would the effects of a potential war have on Russia’s already faltering economy? What about on the supply of energy to Europe? Or, perhaps, how is NATO’s role changing?

Ukraine’s Military Has Come a Long Way Since 2014 – FP, 23.12.21
But so have Russia’s armed forces—making any conflict more of a toss-up than a walkover. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy, and Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter

What Ukraine Can Learn From Finland – FP, 19.12.21
In December 1939, a small country with a small military held off the vastly superior Soviet Red Army and avoided occupation by its larger neighbor. By Elisabeth Braw

The West’s Weapons Won’t Make Any Difference to Ukraine – FP, 21.01.22
U.S. military equipment wouldn’t realistically help Ukrainians—or intimidate Putin. By Samuel Charap, a senior political scientist at the Rand Corporation, and Scott Boston, a senior defense analyst at the Rand Corp

A “New Cold War” to Decide the Future of Europe—and the World – FP, 21.01.22
Trump’s ambassador to the OSCE says a Russian invasion of Ukraine is an attack on “all of America’s allies.” By James S. Gilmore III, a former U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

‘They’re So Destructive’: Russian Missiles Could Dominate Ukraine’s Skies – FP, 20.01.22
The United States enjoyed decades of air dominance. Not anymore. By Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter

‘Don’t Freaking Test Us’: U.S. Sanctions Alleged Intelligence Operatives Undermining Ukraine – FP, 20.01.22
It’s part of an effort to shed light on Russia’s orchestrated campaign to destabilize Kyiv—and even take over Ukraine. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy

Liberal Illusions Caused the Ukraine Crisis – FP, 19.01.22
The greatest tragedy about Russia’s potential invasion is how easily it could have been avoided. By Stephen M. Walt, a columnist at Foreign Policy and the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University

Russia Planning Provocation in Ukraine as Pretext for War – FP, 14.01.22
Warnings from U.S. officials come amid a cyberattack on Ukrainian government websites. By Amy Mackinnon, Jack Detsch, and Robbie Gramer

Can the Threat of More U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Save Ukraine? – Adam Tooze/ FP, 14.01.22

Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine – FP, 14.01.22
There’s lots of history at the Security Council, but few changes. By Colum Lynch, a senior staff writer at Foreign Policy

Russia Talks Show No Sign of a Quick Resolution on Ukraine Crisis – FP, 13.01.22
U.S. and allies bat down Russian proposals to halt NATO expansion. By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy, and Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy

Turkey Could Lose Big in the Russia-Ukraine Standoff – FP, 13.01.22
onflict could topple Ankara’s delicate balancing act between NATO and Russia. By Jeffrey Mankoff, a distinguished research fellow at the U.S. National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies

What’s Behind Russia’s Latest Demands – FP, 5.01.22
Moscow has long chafed at Ukraine’s relationship with the West, so why the sudden urgency? By Amy Mackinnon, a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy

Why Ukraine’s Fight Against Corruption Scares Russia – FP, 17.12.21
The country’s democratization and its ongoing efforts to fight entrenched graft and cronyism are a threat to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s model of governance. By Daria Kaleniuk, the executive director of the Anti-corruption Action Center in Ukraine, and Olena Halushka, a board member at the Anti-corruption Action Center in Ukraine


Putin Remains Defiant, Threatens Ukraine in Annual Presser – FP, 23.12.21
Russia’s year-end telethon ends with the usual bombast about Ukraine, NATO, and Father Frost. By Matthew Luxmoore, a Moscow-based journalist covering Russia and the former Soviet Union

Russians Believe Ukrainians Want to Be ‘Liberated’ – FP, 2.12.21
Delusions about Moscow’s “little brother” are common and dangerous. By Natalia Antonova, a writer, journalist, and online safety expert based in Washington

Secretarul de stat adjunct al SUA: Toate opţiunile sunt deschise faţă de Rusia, în contextul trupelor desfăşurate la graniţa cu Ucraina – 27.11

Merkel: UE trebuie să fie pregătită să adopte noi sancțiuni în cazul unor atacuri ale Rusiei / „Orice agresiune suplimentară împotriva suveranităţii Ucrainei va avea un cost mare” – 25.11

How Russia Decides When to Invade – FP, 27.12.21
Past attacks suggest Moscow probably won’t move on Ukraine. By Eugene Chausovsky, a nonresident fellow at the Newlines Institute

Is Russia Preparing to Invade Ukraine? – FP, 19.11
Moscow’s military buildup is raising eyebrows in Washington as Belarus ups the ante in its standoff with the EU. By Emma Ashford, a senior fellow in the New American Engagement Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and Matthew Kroenig, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

U.S. Keeps Ukraine Close Amid Russian Build-Up – FP, 18.11
Pentagon Chief Lloyd Austin meets with his Ukrainian counterpart today as Washington keeps its attention on Russia. By Colm Quinn, the newsletter writer at Foreign Policy

Russia Isn’t About to Attack Ukraine – FP, 17.11
Moscow occupying its neighbor would be expensive, dangerous, and pointless. By Jeff Hawn, a doctoral candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science’s department of international history

What’s Behind Russia’s Military Buildup Near Ukraine? – FP, 11.11
Only the Kremlin knows for sure, but any hostile action risks upsetting a recent thaw in U.S.-Russian relations. By Colm Quinn, the newsletter writer at Foreign Policy

Rusia pretinde că şi-a retras trupele mobilizate la graniţa cu Ucraina / Kievul susţine că au rămas destule efective – 29.04

Rusia a anunțat că-și retrage trupele de la granița cu Ucraina – 22.04

Russia Further Ramps Up Military Pressure on Ukraine – FP, 20.04
Moscow could just be strong-arming Kyiv and Washington—or preparing another invasion. By Amy Mackinnon, Robbie Gramer

Un atac rusesc pe scară largă în Ucraina? Să nu uităm de Afganistan… – RFI, 15.04

Zelenski a solicitat să discute cu Putin, dar încă nu a primit un răspuns / Rusia a comasat peste 40.000 de soldaţi în apropierea frontierei estice a Ucrainei şi alţi 40.000 de soldaţi în Crimeea – G4media, 12.04

Rusia a început să transfere nave de desant din Marea Caspică în Marea Neagră – adevărul, 12.04

Is Russia Preparing to Go to War in Ukraine? – FP, 9.04
Troop buildup near Ukraine’s border is the largest since 2014. By Amy Mackinnon

Is Russia about to launch a fresh offensive in eastern Ukraine? – DW, 9.04

  • Russia is reportedly amassing thousands of troops at its border with Ukraine, but the Kremlin denies that the buildup poses a threat. Is Ukraine facing the possibility of a Russian invasion?
  • The United States and EU are watching reports of Russian troop movements on Ukraine’s border with increasing concern. NATO has assured Kyiv that the alliance will continue to support the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and monitor the situation closely. The EU’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has also given Ukraine’s government his assurances. Germany and France, which are mediating between Kyiv and Moscow in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine as part of the so-called Normandy Format, have made similar pledges.
  • In a phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President Joe Biden recently affirmed the US’s unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia’s ongoing aggression in the Donbass and Crimea.”
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the Kremlin to unwind its recent military buildup near eastern Ukraine, the chancellor’s office announced in a statement released Thursday.
  • But reports of Russian troop deployments to the regions of Bryansk, Voronezh and Rostov, as well as the annexed Crimean Peninsula, are circulating on social media. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has insisted that Russia, “moves its armed forces within its own territory at its own discretion,” adding that this, “shouldn’t worry anyone and does not pose a threat to anyone.”

De ce se aude iar zăngănitul armelor pe frontul ucrainean – Alexandru Gugoașă, Press One, 8.04

Rusia a transferat rachete balistice Iskander în apropierea frontierei cu Ucraina – 9.04

Ukraine-Russia tensions – BBC News, 6.04

  • Ukraine says 25,000 Russian troops have been stationed on its borders.
  • This has drawn attention to Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 – the biggest landgrab in Europe since World War Two.

Russia Escalates Conflict in Ukraine – FP, 3.04
Is Moscow’s muscle-flexing a show of force or a renewal of the war? By Robbie Gramer, Amy Mackinnon, Jack Detsch

What’s next for the seven-year war in Eastern Ukraine? – Al Jazeera, 3.04

Ukraine fears a Putin strike – CH, 2.04
Growing tension with the US and pending Duma elections could push the Russian leader into action, writes Konstantin Eggert