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How long can Vladimir Putin hold on to power?

Image: AAP/AP/Mikhail Klimentyev As the war in Ukraine drags on and sanctions start to bite, key questions are being asked. How long can President Vladimir...

Could Vladimir Putin be ousted over his Ukraine invasion?

Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting in Moscow on March 21, 2022. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) As the Russian invasion...

The power of tech giants has made them as influential as nations. Here’s how they’re sanctioning Russia

Image: Shutterstock The world’s five leading tech companies – Google (now Alphabet), Apple, Facebook (now Meta), Amazon and Microsoft – have taken steps to impose...

Ukraine war: why Nato is refusing to enforce a no-fly zone

Russian strike aircraft have yet to play a major role in the war in Ukraine/ EPA-EFE/Maxim Shipenkov In the pre-war discussions between the US and Russia,...

Ukraine’s military is outgunned but can still inflict a great deal of pain on Russian forces

Image: EPA-EFE/Sergey Kozlov Ukraine’s ramshackle military offered no resistance to the Crimean annexation in February 2014. Since then the poorly equipped but well-motivated Ukrainian Army has taken thousands...