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‘This is a war of autocracies and democracies’

The world has grown too comfortable believing Ukraine can prevail without ongoing support, Ukrainian leaders told a Stanford audience last week.

How will the Russia-Ukraine war end?

As the one-year mark of Russia's February 2022 invasion of Ukraine approaches, Steven Pifer discusses what’s next for Ukraine, Russia, and the West and how the conflict may unfold in the months and even years to come.

Understanding protests in Iran

Abbas Milani, founding director of Stanford’s Iranian Studies Program, discusses how the most recent protests sweeping cities and villages across Iran are part of an enduring fight to advance women’s rights and equality.

Stanford student fights for Ukraine’s history, truth

After the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, international relations major Catarina Buchatskiy bought a one-way plane ticket to Poland where she has been helping mobilize efforts to protect Ukrainian culture and history from destruction.