Ukraine a Year After the Russian Invasion: A Look Ahead
As the calendar turns to February, Ukraine approaches the one-year mark of Russia’s all-out invasion. The country endured the initial offensive, stopping the Russian advance short of Kyiv and reversing many Russian gains. Since October and through the winter, Ukrainians have endured an onslaught of Russian missiles aimed at making their lives miserable.
- Global interest in Ukraine’s fate spiked early in the war, as was evident in huge audiences that came to VOA for news. As the conflict drags on, is that interest waning? What is in store for Ukraine as Year Two of Russia’s invasion begins?
- With one more month of the coldest weather remaining, how well are Ukrainians standing up to the barrages aimed at cutting off their heat and water? And what is the status of the winter military stand-off in the country’s southeast?
- Russia’s influence campaigns are aimed at many places around the world, including its outreach on the continent of Africa and its disinformation efforts at home, inside Ukraine and elsewhere. Russia has made disinformation a part of warfare, referred to as hybrid war. What are Russia’s goals with its influence and information warfare?