March 16, 2022

The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine’s cities

Source: Vox

Journalist: Ellen Ioanes

Such shortages, as the war enters its third week, reflect a burgeoning humanitarian crisis — one that could grow far worse for Ukrainians who now have little prospect of escaping already besieged cities.

The strategies behind the crisis, though, are considered a common element of Russian siege warfare tactics, according to Rita Konaev, the associate director of analysis at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, which are likely to spread as the war moves into a new phase.

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  • Margarita "Rita" Konaev

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Dr. Margarita Konaev is a Research Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) interested in military applications of AI and Russian military inn...