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MAP: How Ukraine and Russia are moving toward war

An important look at the military reality of the crisis.

The simple way Google Maps could side-step its Crimea controversy

We see one thing, but Russia could see another.

These maps show the chaotic history of Kiev’s protests

Kiev resident Dmytro Vortman has been using his own footwork and media report to map the progression of the protests.

Where women work, and don’t: A map of female labor force participation around the world

This doesn't just matter for women's welfare – it matters for a country's ability to succeed.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Feb 13, 2014
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This map of Syria shows why the war will be so difficult to end

Territory is increasingly divided between several groups, none of them strong enough to win or willing to negotiate.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Syria
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  • Feb 12, 2014
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Is U.S. press freedom really ‘plummeting’? Not if you look at the data.

Looking into the data behind the alarming Reporters Without Borders report gives strong reason to doubt this conclusion.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Feb 12, 2014
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This very telling map shows which U.S. ambassadors were campaign bundlers

23 U.S. ambassadors or nominated ambassadors raised money for Obama.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Feb 10, 2014
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A worrying map of the countries most likely to have a coup in 2014

This complex statistical model predicts the probability of a coup in every country this year.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 28, 2014
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Envious of Ukraine, Russians are circulating this satirical map of Russia

A spoof of the Ukrainian protest maps circling the web.

40 more maps that explain the world

I've searched wide and far for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 13, 2014
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