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.

Foreign Policy

How has Putin's decision impacted international relations?

FEB 28, 2022 Podcast

Russia Invades Ukraine: A Principled Response

Russia's invasion of Ukraine raises several ethical questions: Why did diplomacy fail? What does the invasion mean for the principle of sovereignty? Are sanctions an ...

MAR 2, 2022 Podcast

The Doorstep: Can Putin Be Stopped? with Atlantic Council's Melinda Haring

Atlantic Council's Ukraine expert Melinda Haring joins "Doorstep" co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss where we are one week after Russian President Vladimir ...

More from the Ethics & International Affairs journal

A No-Fly Zone in Ukraine? The Perils of Escalation Should Convince Us Otherwise

Published March 9, 2022


First Georgia, Then Ukraine: How Russian Propaganda Justifies Invasions

Published March 9, 2022


Solidarity, Not Neutrality, Will Characterize Western Aid to Ukraine

Published March 10, 2022


From Anger to Action: Moral Emotions and the Invasion of Ukraine

Published March 15, 2022