Ukraine

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Russia’s absurd claims about ‘smart’ landmines show it’s high time the world put limits on autonomous weapons.

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UNSW has experts available for analysis and interview on topics including the Ukraine war and the flooding events in eastern Australia.

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Here are five books to help you understand what’s happening in Ukraine and Russia, from a must-read history of Ukraine to insights into the Russian soul.

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We need to document and investigate these attacks, including testimonies from health workers, if we are ever to see these war crimes prosecuted.

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.

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There are no measures to prevent Russian market participants from using cryptocurrencies to dodge economic sanctions, says UNSW Business School's Elvira Sojli.

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Alphabet, Apple, Meta, Amazon and Microsoft have each taken some form of action against Russia – but the actual impact it will have isn’t clear.

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While some oligarchs have broken ranks with the Kremlin, there is no sign yet other elites are so discontented as to take action against Putin.

Cyber warfare

UNSW academics warn that 21st century battles are now being fought digitally, as well as with missiles on land, sea and air.

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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