Several countries are rejecting Russians fleeing forced military service. But offering them refuge would help protect dissidents and deprive Putin of critical manpower.
A comment by Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas highlights a longstanding pernicious fallacy.
Vladimir Putin's Partial Mobilization Order Strengthens the Case for Opening Western Doors to Russians Fleeing His Regime
It should also lead Western nations to grant asylum to Russian soldiers who surrender or desert, and those who evade the military draft.
Their articles do not, in fact, get more accurate.
A easy-to-remedy snafu in the government's Uniting for Ukraine program is exposing some Ukrainian migrants to deportation and preventing others from working legally in the United States.
Government officials broke the world, and we’re all paying the price.
So far, U.S. support for Ukraine hasn’t had any consequences for us. We shouldn’t expect it to always be that way.
Calls for Western nations to bar Russian migrants and visitors are wrong on both moral and strategic grounds. Acting on them would only benefit Vladimir Putin and his regime..
"It was learning by doing," says one ambulance driver. "Most things that happen here are done by volunteers, not government officials."
Viktor Orbán Flatters Republicans With the Lie That Progressive Liberals and Communists Are 'the Same'
The Hungarian prime minister also makes the historically illiterate claim that Christians can't be racist.
Kleptocratic Hungarian leader, under fire for "mixed race" speech, condemns America for weaponizing energy, antagonizing Russia, and incubating gender "lunacy."
Nancy Pelosi’s presence in Taipei will not magically make Taiwan more secure from Chinese invasion.
As appalling as the Russian foreign minister’s admission is, it does not change the reasons to avoid a war with Moscow.
We can condemn the actions of Moscow without forfeiting the right to point out missteps in Kyiv.
The last thing the U.S. should be doing is poking a nuclear bear.
"If government is big enough to give you anything, it's big enough to take everything away from you."
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A live debate at PorcFest, in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
"You have to ensure the citizens are protected against the power of the state. This is what we call liberal democracies."
Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million in weapons aid for Ukraine following last week's news that CIA personnel are directing intelligence in Kyiv.
The U.S. Is Spending $130 Million a Day on Military Aid for Ukraine Without Meaningful Congressional Oversight
Lawmakers are avoiding important debates about America's role in the conflict and the potential for misuse of funds and weapons.
When the Bushwick bar Honey's tried to host a “Russia, Ukraine, and Food" talk with food writer and academic Darra Goldstein, the angry mob shut them down.
The events of 2022 can be seen as another chapter in a very long story: Ukraine looking westward and seeking freedom while Russia slides deeper into autocracy.
In just over a month, the Uniting for Ukraine private sponsorship program has attracted huge support.
Lockdowns, trade disputes, and warfare make the next meal once again a matter of concern.
Critics allege, with some justice, that the Biden Administration is treating the former more favorably than the latter. If so, the right solution is to increase openness to Afghans and others fleeing war and repression, not bar more Ukrainians.
Corporations were just as greedy when prices fell in 2019 and early 2020.
Supporting Ukraine in its battle against Russia doesn’t justify restrictions on speech and commerce.
Nearly 4 million people fled Ukraine in the first month after the February 24 invasion, and thousands have left each day since.