Offering the Russian president a face-saving compromise will only enable future aggression.
The regime offers Russians little more than selective memories of Soviet-era military triumph.
First comes the dehumanization. Then comes the killing.
In a wide-ranging conversation at his compound in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells The Atlantic what Ukraine needs to survive—and describes the price it has paid.
Unless democracies defend themselves, the forces of autocracy will destroy them.
The Ukrainians and the world’s democratic powers must work toward a goal.
The Origins of Totalitarianism has much to say about a world of rising authoritarianism.
By enabling corrupt oligarchs, we undermined democracy. We need a new strategy.
When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West’s assumptions about the world became unsustainable.
No nation is forced to repeat its past. But something familiar is taking place in Ukraine.