Why Prigozhin’s march on Moscow was not a coup
The Wagner group ‘mutiny’ grew out of an intra-elite feud in Russia – and it's a growing problem for Vladimir Putin, says University of Melbourne expert.
Why the war in Ukraine is so hard to stop
The real cause of Russia’s invasion is the special position that Ukraine occupies in post-imperial Russian politics, says University of Melbourne expert
A warning as history grimly echoes in Ukraine
Atrocities in Bucha and elsewhere in Ukraine recall the horrific memories of the Katyn massacre in 1940 and Soviet denials says University of Melbourne expert
The past is never in the past
Contrary to Putin’s propaganda, Ukraine’s history is long and echoes amid the war now raging following the Russian invasion, says University of Melbourne expert
Why Russia isn’t about to invade Ukraine soon
Russia is unlikely to soon invade Ukraine as it’s already succeeding in stoking instability and making the US take notice, says University of Melbourne expert
Eurovision skyrockets into orbit with Timberlake
Eurovision's knack for capturing the zeitgeist is paying off amid Swedish savviness and now raw US star power, says University of Melbourne experts
A long road until justice served
Bringing before a court those responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing 298 people, will be long and complicated.