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Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski, Jadwiga Rogoża
Russian forces continue to advance southwest of Lysychansk (in the Vovchoyarivka–Verkhn’okam’yanka area), while they have been halted on the western side of the ‘road of life’ (near the village of Spirne). Fighting is ongoing on the…
Analyses | | Kamil Całus
On 27 June Moldova’s President Maia Sandu paid an official visit to Kyiv, the first since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. She met, among other officials, President Volodymyr Zelensky, and visited Bucha, Irpin and Borodyanka. During her visit…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski, Krzysztof Nieczypor
During the night, Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from Sievierodonetsk and crossed the Donets River under fire to Lysychansk (the bridges connecting the two cities were destroyed, and there is no possibility of retreat in the other…
Analyses | | Krzysztof Nieczypor, Kamil Całus
At the European Council summit held on 23 June, Ukraine and Moldova were granted EU candidate country status. The decision was described as historic by both the EU leadership and the governments of Ukraine and Moldova. President Volodymyr…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski, Sławomir Matuszak
Fighting continues for the Azot plant, the last point of Ukrainian resistance in Sievierodonetsk. The defenders are repelling Russian attacks on the southern outskirts of the city (Syrotyne), on both sides of the road connecting Hirske…
OSW Commentary | | Jadwiga Rogoża
The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the brutal manner in which it is being waged have united Ukraine’s society and government in its efforts to derussify many spheres of public life.
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński
During a meeting with the governor of the Kursk Oblast, Roman Starovoyt, on 9 June, Alexander Lukashenka announced that Russian financial support of $1.5 billion had been granted to Belarus. The funds are to be used to implement anti-…
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński
On 19 May the management of a Polish secondary school in Grodno informed the parents of its pupils that, as of the new school year, Russian and Belarusian will replace Polish as the languages used in classes. A similar solution is also to…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski, Jadwiga Rogoża
The Ukrainian side provides conflicting information on the situation in Sievierodonetsk. According to official data, a counter-attack was launched over the weekend, as a result of which Russian forces were pushed out of some areas and…
OSW Commentary | | Tadeusz Iwański
President Volodymyr Zelensky’s decision to stay in Kyiv after the start of the Russian invasion on 24 February and his immediate assumption of leadership in defending the country on the very first day of the war made him the leader around…