Russia’s Occupation of Nuclear Plant Gives Moscow a New Way to Intimidate
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia appears to be using the facility to scare Ukraine’s leaders and warn the West to stay out of the conflict.
A Frontline Shadow Economy: Ukrainian Units Swap Tanks and Artillery
Most of the bartering involves items captured from Russian troops, which are exchanged for urgently needed supplies. “Let’s just call it a simplification of bureaucracy,” one soldier said.