Jason Pack and Guy Fiennes

Jason Pack is the author of Libya and the Global Enduring Disorder and a senior analyst at the Nato Defense College Foundation. Guy Fiennes is an activist at Youth Stop Aids and programme manager at the Nato and the global enduring disorder project

Russia’s sexual health crisis just got militarised

As Ukraine pushes forward its long-anticipated counteroffensive, Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu seems more concerned with reeling in his institutional rivals, not least the wildcard Wagner group. But internecine institutional tensions are not the only affliction plaguing Russian occupation forces. As temperatures rise and the Ukrainians press the frontline, infectious diseases remain another challenge for Russian forces.