Ukraine

Australian Aid to Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine wears on, the defence continues to seek help through any and all avenues around the world. Australia has already provided millions in military-grade hardware, such as Javelin missiles, assistance packages, armoured personnel carriers and tanks in the value of hundreds of millions. Recently, the Australian Defense Force retired their Taipan …

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The Ukraine Guernica

Harrowing stories from the filmaker George Gittoes and collaborator Hellen Rose as they thread their way through devastated areas of Ukraine. They tell of the deep understanding and empathy they have for the indomitable people of Ukraine as they engaged people with their art. The film The Ukraine Guernica : Art No More opens the …

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Black Sea Ports Closed

Since the beginning of the War, Ukraine and Russia have agreed to let grain shipments travel through their shared body of water, The Back Sea. Yesterday President Putin failed to renew the deal, immediately halting all grain trade from Ukraine. This aggressive political move will hurt the rest of the world. Still, most importantly, Ukrainian …

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The End of Wagner PMC?

An ongoing spat between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the head of The Wagner private military company Yevgeny Prihgozhin peaked last weekend when Wagner occupied the city of Rostov and threatened to move on Moscow. At some point, during the chaos, Prihgozhin had a moment of clarity and turned his forces back, avoiding a civil …

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Ukraine: Wagner claim administrative control of Bakhmut

Yesterday the Wagner Group – the mercenaries favoured by Vladimir Putin – announced that they had gained “administrative control” of Bakhmut, now nothing more than burnt out war materials and rubble. The Ukrainians are still fighting in a sector of the city however, bleeding dry the Russian resources that otherwise would be used in spring …

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