war

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Shrinking war mapped

The war in Ukraine continues, but the scale and objects appear to have changed over time. Josh Holder, Marco Hernandez, and Jon Huang for The New York Times mapped the shrinking scope as Russia loses more soldiers and resources. Tags: Russia, Ukraine, war

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Ukraine’s defense in Kyiv

The New York Times shows how Russia has tried to take over and how Ukraine continues to stop the offensives. The mixed media piece pulls you in to how different strategies have worked and have not, at least the best you can through a screen. Tags: defense, Kyiv, New York Times, Russia, Ukraine, war

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Russia’s logistics problems

For The Washington Post, Bonnie Berkowitz and Artur Galocha report on several facets of Russia’s logistics, from poor protection, to poor communication, to vehicle breakdowns. Tags: logistics, Russia, war, Washington Post

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Intercepted Russian radio communications

The New York Times analyzed Russian radio communications near Kyiv. The unencrypted transmissions, which anyone with a ham radio could record and even interject in, seem to suggest logistical mistakes early on. The mixed media piece, driven primarily by audio, adds another dimension to the wideout map views of the invasion. Tags: New York Times, radio, Russia, war

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Total refugees from Ukraine, compared to other countries

Millions of Ukrainians (over three million as of this writing) have left their homes for other countries in a relatively short period of time. Sara Chodosh, Zach Levitt and Gus Wezerek for NYT Opinion put the total as of March 13 into perspective. Over just an 18-day period, Ukraine refugee counts have surpassed counts during those of other refugee crises over one-year periods, since 1975. Tags: New York Times, refugees,...

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US spending on Ukraine

For NYT’s The Upshot, Bianca Pallaro and Alicia Parlapiano break down the United States’ $13.6 billion in emergency spending to help Ukraine against Russia. They start with an overview treemap and then zoom in on each spending category with a new section. A thumbnail for each section keeps you oriented with each static image. Over the years, the treemap has been NYT’s clear go-to for showing any kind of spending...

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Reducing the risk of nuclear war

For Our World in Data, Max Roser discusses the risk and possible destruction of nuclear war, along with suggestions on how to reduce that risk: An escalating conflict between nuclear powers – but also an accident, a hacker, a terrorist, or an irresponsible leader – could lead to the detonation of nuclear weapons. Those risks only go to zero if all nuclear weapons are removed from the world. I believe...

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Map of invasion in Ukraine

This map by Steven Bernard for Financial Times shows a timeline of Russian military presence. The gray squares represent a presence as of February 20, red diamonds represent a presence four days later, and bang symbols represent reported attacks. Tags: Financial Times, Russia, Ukraine, war

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