Investigating sexual violence as war crimes — "He Came Back"
Our War Crimes Investigations Unit released its new documentary, “He Came Back”. The film is about two cases of sexual violence committed by Russian soldiers during the occupation of Kherson and Kyiv oblasts in 2022 — and the process of identifying the offenders. Watch it on our YouTube channel.
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Andrii Kharuk

Andrii Kharuk is a Ukrainian military historian and a professor at the Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy's Humanities Department in Lviv, Ukraine.

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Opinion: Ukraine’s naval drones are taking over the Black Sea

Opinion: Ukraine’s naval drones are taking over the Black Sea

by Andrii Kharuk

Russian forces have encountered a new enemy in the Black Sea: Ukraine’s arsenal of naval kamikaze drones. These deceptively small unmanned vehicles have targeted Russia’s Black Sea Fleet since September 2022, picking off Russian battleships one by one. The latest of Ukraine’s maritime conquests was the Russian

Opinion: A look at the drone arsenal Russia uses against Ukraine

Opinion: A look at the drone arsenal Russia uses against Ukraine

by Andrii Kharuk

Drone combat in Russia’s war against Ukraine is changing warfare. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used at an unprecedented scale for which neither the Ukrainian nor the Russian armies were quite prepared. Both militaries have made significant progress with respect to drones, sometimes modernizing them in the midst

Opinion: What’s left of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet?

Opinion: What’s left of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet?

by Andrii Kharuk

Russia’s war against Ukraine is shattering the conventions of warfare in many ways. One of the most illustrative examples is the systematic destruction of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) by Ukraine, a country that has virtually no navy of its own. The Ukrainian military’s use of coastal

Opinion: How many planes does Russia have?

Opinion: How many planes does Russia have?

by Andrii Kharuk

The Ukrainian military shot down five Russian military aircraft in the span of three days in early March, begging the question: How many planes does Russia have? This is a complex question, but I'll let you in on a little secret: The numbers listed in international indexes are often quite

Opinion: How many tanks does Russia have left?

Opinion: How many tanks does Russia have left?

by Andrii Kharuk

How many tanks does Russia really have left? This question has come up quite frequently in discussions, and it’s simply impossible to find a precise answer – Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and General Staff chief Valery Gerasimov probably don’t even know. But this doesn’t deter us

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