John Psaropoulos, Al Jazeera English

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Al Jazeera English


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Recent articles by John:

As a blast hits Poland, Russia loses more ground in Ukraine

In the war’s 38th week, a blast in Poland threatened escalation and Russia pounded Ukraine after losing Kherson city. → Read More

Russia abandons Kherson city and digs in farther east

In the 37th week of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Russia announced a troop withdrawal from the southern city of Kherson. → Read More

Is Ukraine war speeding Europe’s transition to renewable energy?

Shortages are leading to policy pivot towards cleaner energy future, but some see lack of cash to sustain investment. → Read More

New crisis brewing on Cyprus after US lifts arms embargo

As the US and Turkey pull further apart, Cyprus is becoming an area of increasingly intense competition between them. → Read More

As Ukraine war drags into ninth month, Russia’s woes worsen

In week 35 of the war, Russia was on the defensive as Ukrainian morale remained high. → Read More

Could Greece, Turkey tensions spill into open conflict?

Greece and Turkey could come to blows ahead of elections in both countries next year, say experts on both sides. → Read More

Ukraine takes swaths of territory, despite Russia’s mobilisation

In week 32 of the war, Kyiv makes more advances in the east and south while Moscow pulls back forces from Crimea. → Read More

Amid war, Europeans support a more ‘geopolitical European Union’

The latest Transatlantic Trends survey finds that Europeans consider the EU equally important to NATO for safety. → Read More

Russia’s mobilisation sparks ‘backlash’ over its war in Ukraine

Meanwhile, ‘sham’ annexation votes were held in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine in the 31st week of the war. → Read More

Europe hopes to reap political dividends from an expensive winter

The war in Ukraine forces the EU to decouple from Russian energy and teaches the bloc some hard lessons, say analysts. → Read More

Ukraine celebrates counterattack ‘success’; Russia retaliates

Russia appears to be on the defensive as Ukraine slowly but surely gains ground. → Read More

Is Ukraine’s counteroffensive progressing?

Ukraine’s troops say some southern areas have been retaken, but Russia has reportedly slowed their advance. → Read More

Timeline: Week 25 of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Al Jazeera recaps key events in week 25 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Ukrainian attacks in Crimea weaken Russia’s military capacity

Week 25 of the war: Ukraine degrades Russia’s capabilities in the south but is yet to launch a major counteroffensive. → Read More

Timeline: Week 24 of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Al Jazeera recaps key events in week 24 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Ukraine struggles to retake Kherson before Russia annexes it

Russia and Ukraine appear to have fought each other to a standstill, expending increasing energy on a publicity war. → Read More

Ukraine ‘corrodes’ Russian forces in southern counteroffensive

Ukraine started its counteroffensive in Kherson province by cutting off Russian supply lines to its forward positions. → Read More

Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Al Jazeera recaps key events in week 23 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Ukraine steps up counteroffensive against Russian forces

Ukrainian officials say campaign to retake parts of Kherson, Zaporizhia oblasts has begun, urging civilians to leave. → Read More

Timeline: Week 22 of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Al Jazeera recaps key events in week 22 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. → Read More