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Opinion: Weaknesses in Russia's military revealed, writes Petraeus

Retired Gen. David Petraeus, who commanded US forces in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, says the Russians are facing a Ukraine military that is exceptionally determined, surprisingly capable and innovative, and one that is fighting on its home territory for its very survival.

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Russia could default on its debt within days

• Russia is trying to install pro-Kremlin officials in occupied cities, but Ukrainians are fighting back • Russia has requested military and economic assistance from China, US officials say • Opinion: What keeps China from stopping Russia's war

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Opinion: This is how Ukrainians win the long war

Up until February 24, 2022, I was a lot of things -- a student at Stanford University, a friend, a roommate, a classmate, a music lover, an arts fanatic. Being Ukrainian was just one descriptor among many. But after that day, when Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, that part of my identity became the most important descriptor.

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Opinion: Will this be the image to change the course of war?

In wartime, the mind plays strange tricks. On Wednesday evening in Lviv, I was jolted awake by what I thought were nearby explosions. Instead, news alerts on my phone lit up with the unimaginable horror unfolding in the southern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.

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Opinion: Russia is threatening to throw sand in the gears of Iran nuclear deal

Russia is threatening to throw serious sand in the gears of the Iran nuclear talks that had seemed poised to come to a successful conclusion this week. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his negotiators are now talking about walking from any agreement unless the West agrees it can be exempted from any restrictions on business dealings with Iran.

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Opinion: Why Vladimir Putin will regret launching this war

Has Vladimir Putin's assault on Ukraine outrun the resources he's committed to it? That's the view of retired US Army Major General Mike Repass, who has an informed vantage point on the conflict, having worked in the Ukrainian security sector since 2016. The former commander of the US Special Operations Command in Europe, Repass provides education and advisory support to the Ukrainian military on a US government contract.

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Opinion: The voices who warned us about Putin

As a commander of US Army troops that defeated the Nazi regime in Germany 77 years ago, Gen. Omar Bradley knew a lot about war. Three years after the Second World War ended, he warned, "The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."

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Opinion: Putin, the emperor with no clothes

Has Vladimir Putin gone mad? How else could the Russian President have so recklessly placed the world on the precipice of the unthinkable, with what outside the Kremlin is seen as an unjustified and unwinnable war in Ukraine?

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