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Mikhail Gorbachev, Who Presided Over End of Cold War and Soviet Empire, Dead at 91

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said Gorbachev "did more than any other individual to bring about the peaceful end of the Cold War."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Missing 'Peace' in $13.5 Billion of Military Aid to Ukraine

We cannot call for peace in Ukraine while simultaneously supplying that country with advanced rocket systems and missiles that could lead to a direct war between the US and Russia, the world's most heavily armed nuclear nations.

Marcy Winograd ·


Will Six Months of War in Ukraine Turn Into Six Years?

Biden is signaling that his administration intends to measure this war in years, not months.

Connor Echols ·


Operator Fears 'Sputtering of Radioactive Substances' at Ukraine Nuclear Plant

"As a result of periodic shelling, the infrastructure of the station has been damaged," Energoatom said in a statement.

Jake Johnson ·


'Inexcusable': Russia Blocks Final Deal on Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

The failure to reach a consensus agreement is "terminally unserious and a total abdication of responsibility," said one nonproliferation campaigner.

Jake Johnson ·


Grave Warnings as Fires Briefly Disconnect Ukraine Nuclear Plant From Power Grid

"The collapse of external connections to the plant means reliance on diesel-fueled generators," noted one observer. "If those generators malfunction, the reactor could overheat and create a nuclear disaster in 90 minutes."

Jake Johnson ·


Nearly 700 Civilians Killed or Wounded by Cluster Munitions So Far in Ukraine War

"The immediate and long-term suffering that cluster munitions cause civilians makes their use today in Ukraine unconscionable as well as invariably unlawful," said one human rights campaigner.

Julia Conley ·


What's the Hope for Peace in Ukraine 6 Months After Russian Invasion?

The time for settlement is now—before tens of thousands more die and Ukraine has suffered still greater harm.

Anatol Lieven ·


Calls for Peace Mark Six Months of 'Senseless' War in Ukraine

"The people of Ukraine and beyond need peace and they need peace now," stressed United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

Brett Wilkins ·


Hopes and Fears as the Ukraine War Drags On

Russia's war in Ukraine poses the greatest danger to the planet at the moment. But is it also an opportunity?

Dan La Botz ·

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