Russia Invades Ukraine

Ethical Principles at Stake

Formulating an ethical response

As part of Carnegie Council's ongoing work to understand the ethical principles at stake during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our Impact Initiatives and Ethics & International Affairs journal have released a special content series analyzing critical issues within the conflict, including the ethics of imposing a no-fly zone; Russia's use of propaganda to justify invasion; the changing role of humanitarian aid organizations in Ukraine; and how the U.S. and its allies can formulate an ethical response to the crisis.

We invite you to view the content below.

Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine, with Liubov Tsybulska

Published on September 22, 2022

In this Global Ethics Review podcast, Liubov Tsybulska, a hybrid warfare expert and advisor to the government of Ukraine, discusses Russian disinformation efforts and how the conflict has changed on the cyber front over the last eight years. Tsybulska and host Alex Woodson also touch on how Ukraine's social media strategy is designed to engage with Western allies, the role of the United Nations, and the brutality of the Russian military.

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Emerging Technology & the War in Ukraine, with Arthur Holland Michel

Published on June 30, 2022

In this Global Ethics Review podcast, Senior Fellow Arthur Holland Michel discusses facial recognition systems, loitering munitions, and drones in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and analyzes their use on the battlefield and in the larger narrative of the conflict. As Russia's tactics become increasingly brutal while utilizing more traditional weapons, what effects are these technologies really having on the war?

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Foreign Policy

How has Putin's decision impacted international relations?

JAN 26, 2023 Article

Is the West at "war" with Russia?

JUN 28, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Responding to Putin's War of Attrition, with Atlantic Council's Melinda Haring

As the fifth month of Russia's invasion of Ukraine begins, Atlantic Council's Melinda Haring returns to speak with "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin ...

MAY 18, 2022 Podcast

America's Great-Power Opportunity, with Ali Wyne

As Russia's war in Ukraine deepens and China’s influence continues to grow, many observers say the United States is entering an era of “great-power ...

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