Christopher Michaelsen

People protest against Russian attack on Ukraine near Embassy of Russia in Latvia.

Putin has left his fan club of European right-wing populists squirming. United in embarrassment and politically sidelined.

Russian soldiers in a tank on training grounds.

For the first time since World War II, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council has employed force to appropriate territory of another UN Member State.

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Sanctions can be applied aggressively, but measuring their impact can be a challenge.

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A focus on collaboration between nations, rather than on shutting borders, is the key to countering terrorism, writes Christopher Michaelsen.

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The UN Security Council’s sanctions regime processes are in need of reform. Can Australia make any effective changes during its presidency, ask Christopher Michaelsen and Marie-Eve Loiselle.