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Ovechkin and McFaul
August 24, 2023

'Russia loves their martyrs': Could Prigozhin's presumed death lead to another coup?

August 23, 2023

McFaul: Putin may have let Prigozhin live longer to find ‘traitors inside his government’

August 23, 2023

Former U.S. Amb. to Russia reacts to Russia state media report on Prigozhin

July 13, 2023

Fmr. ambassador to Russia ‘surprised’ Putin and Prigozhin met face-to-face

July 3, 2023

Ukraine’s counteroffensive ‘has been slow going’ but understand ‘this is war’

July 2, 2023

Fallout from Wagner Group’s failed uprising persists as President Biden heads to the NATO summit

July 1, 2023

Мятеж Пригожина и гостеприимство Лукашенко | ИТОГИ

June 25, 2023

Putin faces biggest challenge of his presidency

June 25, 2023

Full McFaul: Mutiny shows Putin might not be able to escalate Ukraine war

May 23, 2023

Zelenskyy: 'Bakhmut is only in our hearts'

May 10, 2023

Макфол - Гончаренко: Стол Байдена, Китай, Росатом, НАТО, Красные Линии, Кремль, Парад

May 9, 2023

Санкции должны остановить эту войну | Майкл Макфол

May 5, 2023

McFaul: Wagner group leader may be posturing for a political future

May 3, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Alleged drone attack was ‘not an assassination attempt on Vladimir Putin’

April 5, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Evan Gershkovich’s release will be decided ‘politically,’ not ‘in a court of law’

March 17, 2023

Putin will be ‘haunt(ed) for the rest of his life’ by warrant, former ambassador says

March 14, 2023

Russian fighter jet collides with U.S. drone

March 13, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Putin ‘doesn’t care about slaughtering his people’ as 1,100 Russians dead in Bakhmut

February 28, 2023

Former US Ambassador on the Future of Russia and the West's Perspective on the War

Former US Ambassador Michael McFaul spoke to Ekaterina Kotrikadze at the Munich Security Conference. They discussed the presence of Russian opposition voices at the conference, the possible disconnect between Ukraine and the West on the timeline and resources required for the war, the current Western attitude towards Russia, and the possible scenarios that might lead to the end of the conflict.

February 28, 2023

Michael McFaul: Trip to Ukraine is a 'brilliant move' by Biden

February 28, 2023

Amb. McFaul: Putin’s Ukraine war comparison is disgusting

February 1, 2023

Why Vladimir Putin’s Luck Ran Out

For twenty years, the Russian autocrat enjoyed a string of good fortune in coming to power and cementing his rule. He had raised Russia’s standing in the world. Then he invaded Ukraine.

January 30, 2023

How to Get a Breakthrough in Ukraine | The Case Against Incrementalism

Nearly a year after he invaded Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has failed to achieve any of his major objectives. He has not unified the alleged single Slavic nation, he has not “denazified” or “demilitarized” Ukraine, and he has not stopped NATO expansion. Instead, the Ukrainian military kept Russian troops out of Kyiv, defended Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, and launched successful counteroffensives in the fall so that by the end of 2022, it had liberated over 50 percent of the territory previously captured by Russian soldiers that year. In January, Putin removed the

January 26, 2023

What’s next for Ukraine in its war with Russia following the promise of tanks from the U.S. and Germany?

January 26, 2023

We need a big bang approach against Russia with weapons, sanctions, more

December 16, 2022

Significance of Viktor Bout’s freedom

December 16, 2022

Amb. McFaul: Freeing Americans Detained In Russia Shouldn’t Be Politicized

December 16, 2022

'Really Hard Choice': Biden Admin Faced Tough Decisions in Griner Release Exchange

November 29, 2022

Michael McFaul: Designating Moscow As Terrorism Sponsor Won’t Prevent US From Talking to Russia

September 28, 2022

EXPLAINER: How real are Putin's nuclear threats in Ukraine?

September 28, 2022

EXPLAINER: How real are Putin's nuclear threats in Ukraine?

September 22, 2022

Words to the Wise 2022 – Fireside Chat with Prof. Michael McFaul and Prof. Mark Lemley

September 21, 2022

Putin escalated his invasion of Ukraine after a string of his supposed partners snubbed him over the war

September 13, 2022

Putin's Allies Laying Groundwork for Expanding War, Former Ambassador Says

September 11, 2022

Ukraine 'Humiliating' Putin as Russians Flee in Retreat: Former Ambassador

September 6, 2022

УКАЗ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА УКРАЇНИ №595/2022: Про відзначення державними нагородами України

September 6, 2022

Former US ambassador to Russia says he doesn't see Putin recovering from his mistakes in the Ukraine war

September 6, 2022

McFaul Lays Out Putin's Ukraine Failures: 'I Don't See Him Recovering'

September 6, 2022

President Tsai meets Hoover Institution delegation

September 6, 2022

Historians privately warn Biden that America’s democracy is teetering