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Felix Salmon
9 hours ago - World

Davos ignores the pandemic

Illustration of a covid particle under a pattern if international currency shaped like concentric circles and a no-sign over the particle.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios
Felix Salmon
9 hours ago - World

Diminished Davos

Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Dave Lawler
9 hours ago - World

Ukraine dominates Davos

Photo illustration of Ukainian President Volodymyr Zelensky surrounded by circles of worldcurrency
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images
Dave Lawler
9 hours ago - World

Cold War Davos

Illustration of two businesspeople back to back in the center of concentric circles made out of international currency.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Axios AM Deep Dive: Cold War Davos

 Illustrated collage of a handshake surrounded by rectangles made from international currency.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Axios
Updated 11 hours ago - World
Axios Explains: Ukraine

Dashboard: Russian invasion of Ukraine

A man walks in front of a destroyed school in the city of Bakhmut, in the Ukranian region of Donbas, on May 28. Photo: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
12 hours ago - World

Independent experts accuse Russia of inciting genocide in Ukraine

A fireman helping extinguish a fire in a factory in Bakhmut, Ukraine, struck by artillery on May 27.
A fireman helping extinguish a fire in a factory in Bakhmut, Ukraine, struck by artillery on May 27. Photo: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
13 hours ago - World

U.S. awards $624 million contract to replenish Stinger missile stock

A U.S. Army staff sergeant handling a Stinger missile system in Washington, D.C., in 2005.
A U.S. Army staff sergeant handling a Stinger missile system in Washington, D.C., in 2005. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
14 hours ago - World

Orthodox Church of Ukraine breaks with Moscow over invasion

Metropolitan Epiphanius I (right), head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, with other priests in Rivne, Ukraine, in 2019.
Metropolitan Epiphanius I (right), head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, with other priests in Rivne, Ukraine, in 2019. Photo: Celestino Arce/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Axios
Updated May 28, 2022 - Politics & Policy

COVID-19 dashboard

Illustration of a coronavirus cell falling into a time warp.
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios