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Erin Doherty
3 hours ago - World

Two Russian soldiers plead guilty in war crimes trial

A view of school destroyed after the Russian attacks in the village of Vilhivka, Kharkiv region, Ukraine on May 25, 2022.
A destroyed school after Russian attacks in the village of Vilhivka, Kharkiv region, Ukraine on May 25. Photo: Sofia Bobok/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Authoritarianism is risky business

Illustration of a briefcase wearing epaulettes.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Axios
Updated 7 hours ago - World
Axios Explains: Ukraine

Dashboard: Russian invasion of Ukraine

Local musician Valeriy, 25, carries guitars to a friend's apartment while moving salvageable items from his damaged home on May 25, 2022 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
A local musiciancarries guitars to a friend's apartment while moving salvageable items from his damaged home on May 25 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
Barak Ravid
21 hours ago - World

Scoop: Israel rejects U.S. request to approve missile transfer to Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers walk near the front line in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine on April 14. Photo: Wolfgang Schwan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Ukrainian soldiers walk near the front line in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine on April 14. Photo: Wolfgang Schwan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
May 25, 2022 - World

Ukraine charges 8 Russian soldiers, mercenaries in killings of mayor and family

 Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Irina Venediktova speaks to journalists during the exhumation of the victims of the Buchan genocide.
Ukraine's prosecutor general Irina Venediktova. Photo: Mikhail Palinchak/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
May 24, 2022 - World

U.S. to end Russia's international debt payment waiver

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaking during a press conference in Germany on May 18.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference in Germany on May 18. Photo: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
May 24, 2022 - World

EU chief: Russia sanctions "draining Kremlin's war machine"

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen addresses the assembly at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos on May 24.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos on May 24. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/ AFP via Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
May 24, 2022 - World

In photos: Ukraine after 90 days of Russian military attacks

A local resident thanks volunteers delivering humanitarian food aid to isolated areas on May 23, 2022 in Vilkhivka, Ukraine.
A local resident thanks volunteers delivering humanitarian food aid to Vilkhivka, in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, on May 23. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
May 24, 2022 - World

Quad leaders discuss Russia, China tensions at Tokyo summit

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, President Biden, Japanese leader Fumio Kishida and Indian leaderNarendra Modi attend a Quad event on May 24 in Tokyo.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, President Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the Quad Fellowship Founding Celebration event in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday. Photo: Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images