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Top U.S. Treasury official to warn UAE, Turkey over sanctions evasion

investing.com The U.S. Treasury Department's top sanctions official on a trip to Turkey and the Middle East next week will warn countries and businesses that they could lose U.S. market…

The war has devastated Ukraine’s environment, too

economist.com B Russian invasion, people from nearby villages used to flock to the banks of the Oskil reservoir, which stretches for about a hundred kilometres south of Kupyansk, in…

Before going to fight, many Ukrainians are freezing their sperm

economist.com N found out within two hours of it happening. An artillery strike. Shrapnel to the head. Death in seconds. Volunteers identified her husband Vitaly by his devilish looks and…

Making sense of Vladimir Putin’s war

economist.com W second battle for El Alamein in Egypt concluded in November 1942, Winston Churchill reflected on the British victory. “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of…

A Ukrainian attempt to retake Crimea would be bloody and difficult

economist.com V hoped to take over Ukraine in ten days. Nine months later, he faces serious problems holding on to the slice of territory he did manage to seize. Momentum is on Ukraine’s…

Ukraine has momentum. What it needs now are munitions

economist.com T of Kherson on November 11th was not the end of the war. Russia still occupies the 70% of Kherson province that is east of the Dnieper river, not to mention swathes of…

Ukraine says Russia's putting inflatable tanks on the battlefield

businessinsider.com A Russian T-90M Proryv main battle tank destroyed by Ukrainian forces near the village of Staryi Saltiv in Ukraine's Kharkiv region, May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Vitalii Hnidyi…

Russia may run out of missiles in three months: Intelligence report

newsweek.com Russia may not have enough missiles to continue conducting massive strikes against Ukraine for more than three months, an Estonian intelligence official said in the wake of…

Russia is now going after Ukraine's time zone

newsweek.com The Kremlin said on Friday it would move to impose a Moscow time zone in parts of Ukraine that were illegally annexed and are partially under the control of Russian forces.…

Russian Missile Attack on Ukraine Kills 11, Officials Say

youtube.com Ukraine said Russia launched 55 cruise missiles, including at least two hypersonic weapons, in a new wave of attacks on Thursday that killed at least 11 people, according to…

Retired U.S. General: "I Expect Ukraine Will Liberate Crimea By The End Of This Summer"

forbes.com A former commander of U.S. forces in Europe predicts that Ukraine will liberate Crimea. The peninsula has been occupied by Russian forces since 2014 and its liberation would…

Black And White Gold + BRICS And Mortars = Inflation

zerohedge.com Black And White Gold + BRICS And Mortars = Inflation By Michael Every of Rabobank Black gold, white gold = inflation Trigger warning: today’s Daily again references big…

New Missile Barrage Pummels Ukraine As Russia Vows US-Made Tanks "Will Burn"

zerohedge.com New Missile Barrage Pummels Ukraine As Russia Vows US-Made Tanks "Will Burn" Another large wave of Russian airstrikes pummeled Ukrainian energy infrastructure on Thursday,…

Military tech is racing towards a dangerous AI future, and Russia's war in Ukraine is paving the way, drone experts say

businessinsider.com A Ukrainian soldier watches a drone feed from an underground command center in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, December 25, 2022. Libkos/AP Photo The war in Ukraine has…

Russia resumes Shahed drone blitz hours after Leopard 2 tank announcement

newsweek.com Iranian-made "kamikaze drones" were among the barrage of missiles Russia launched toward Ukraine following a pledge from the West to supply Kyiv with modern main battle…

Ukraine latest: Russia fires wave of missiles after Kyiv secures tanks

nikkei.com The war that began with Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is approaching a grim one-year milestone, with mounting military and civilian deaths. As Russia steps…

Tucker Carlson denounces taking back Crimea from Russia

newsweek.com Tucker Carlson has called suggestions of Ukraine retaking Crimea "truly crazy," labeling the contested peninsula "Russian Crimea." Moscow illegally annexed the peninsula in…

Ukraine latest: Russia launches rush-hour missile attacks on Ukraine

nikkei.com The war that began with Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is approaching a grim one-year milestone, with mounting military and civilian deaths. As Russia steps…

Ukraine latest: Nationwide air raid alert declared for Russian missile attack

nikkei.com The war that began with Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is approaching a grim one-year milestone, with mounting military and civilian deaths. As Russia steps…

As fighting rages in Ukraine, the US is sending drones to keep an eye on another tense corner of Europe

businessinsider.com An MQ-9 Reaper on San Clemente Island in California on June 23. 2022. US Air National Guard/Staff Sgt. Joseph Pagan US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drones deployed to Greece during…

Ukraine latest: U.S., Germany to send tanks; Zelenskyy urges 'speed and volume'

nikkei.com The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in February 2022 continues, with casualties rising on both sides. Ukrainian forces are mounting a strong counteroffensive against…

Ukraine latest: U.S., Germany and Norway to send tanks to Ukraine

nikkei.com The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in February 2022 continues, with casualties rising on both sides. Ukrainian forces are mounting a strong counteroffensive against…

Ukraine latest: UNESCO declares Odesa a World Heritage in Danger site

nikkei.com The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began in February 2022 continues, with casualties rising on both sides. Ukrainian forces are mounting a strong counteroffensive against…

Russia to blame for ‘worst food crisis since WW2’, says US envoy

theguardian.com The global food price crisis will carry on this year, the US ambassador for food has warned, and supplies will not be safe until the Russian invasion of Ukraine has ended.…

Russia on pace for 140,000 dead soldiers at war's one-year mark: Ukraine

newsweek.com Russia has reportedly lost so many soldiers in the Ukrainian war during the last 11 months that it could possibly see 150,000 total dead by the war's 1-month mark next…

Nearly 3,000 Russians killed in last four days of war: Ukraine

newsweek.com The Ukrainian Defense Ministry calculates that deaths of Russians during the war keep mounting at a rate higher than earlier in the war. The amount of Russian deaths is…

The Ukrainian Navy Is Ready To Rescue People Again As Ex-British Helicopters Arrive

forbes.com Just two months after the United Kingdom announced it would donate to Ukraine three ex-Royal Navy Westland Sea King helicopters, the first of the classic rotorcraft has…

Russian State TV host says there was no other choice but to invade Ukraine

newsweek.com Kremlin propagandist Vladimir Solovyov suggested Russia had "no other choice" but to invade Ukraine in February 2022, and that doing so has "saved millions of lives." The…

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says Ukraine could be an 'inflection point for the Western world': 'The only thing that matters for the future of the world is how…

fortune.com Next month will mark a full year since Russia invaded Ukraine, but with soaring inflation, recession fears, and an energy crisis plaguing the world over the past several…

The Ukraine war is forcing eastern Europe to build more links

economist.com W take the bus in the Baltic countries? Their capitals—Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius—are only about 600km (370 miles) apart, a perfect distance for fast rail. But the winding…

Russian embassy tweets map that shows Crimea as part of Ukraine

cnbc.com A Twitter account operated by the Russian Embassy in Sweden on Wednesday posted an image of Europe which identifies Crimea—shown at the lower right—as part of Ukraine. A…

U.S. tracking possible Russian "intelligence gathering" ship near Hawaii

newsweek.com The United States Coast Guard has been tracking a Russian ship off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands believed to be an intelligence gathering ship. The Russian vessel has…

Ukraine identify nearly 14,000 children abducted and deported by Russia

newsweek.com Ukraine's top presidential advisor for children's rights and rehabilitation said Tuesday that nearly 14,000 children have been abducted by Russian troops and deported to…

Russian embassy accidentally shares map ignoring Putin's bogus land claims in Ukraine

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin talks on the phone as part of a nationwide charity campaign, in Moscow on January 3, 2023. MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images…

The Ukrainian Army Could Form Three New Heavy Brigades With All These Tanks And Fighting Vehicles It’s Getting

forbes.com A deluge of new armored vehicles should allow the Ukrainian army to form three new, NATO-style heavy brigades. Arguably some of the most capable brigades in all of Europe.…

World Food Program chief says donor support slowed, but not avoided, famine in Somalia

pbs.org The head of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning World Food Program says support from donors like the United States and Germany have allowed it to postpone — though not entirely…

Davos 2023: DP World forecasts further freight rate fall as demand slows

arabnews.com DAVOS: DP World expects freight rates to drop by a further 15 percent to 20 percent in 2023, with the worst still to come as demand slows, the Dubai-based global logistics…

As Russia's only aircraft carrier falls apart, some Russians want to undo a shady ship deal with China 25 years ago

businessinsider.com Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in Murmansk in May 2022. Semen Vasileyev/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Russia's sole aircraft carrier has been sidelined for…

Cargo Ship Carrying Ukraine Peas Refloated After Running Aground In Bosphorus Strait | ZeroHedge

zerohedge.com Cargo Ship Carrying Ukraine Peas Refloated After Running Aground In Bosphorus Strait For the second time in weeks, another bulk carrier hauling farm goods from Ukraine has…

The biggest animal welfare crisis you’ve never heard of

vox.com Sheep in Australia are loaded for transport with an electric prod. | Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Me Farm animals starve and drown while shipped overseas for slaughter.…

Russia's war in Ukraine sparked a historic food crisis. It's not over | Business

cnn.com Grain is once again leaving Ukrainian ports. The price of fertilizer is falling sharply. Billions of dollars in aid has been mobilized. Yet the world is still in the grips…

Putin was so worried about a conflict with the West that he basically ended up starting one, former US Army general says

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin. MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/AFP via Getty Images Putin has wound up basically creating a proxy war with the West, a former US Army…

Death toll in Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building rises to 21 By Reuters

investing.com The death toll from a Russian missile strike on an apartment building in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro climbed to 21 on Sunday, as rescue workers raced to dig through a huge…

Putin suspends a deal to allow grain exports from Ukraine

economist.com Editor’s note: As of the morning of October 31st, 12 ships scheduled to leave Odessa under the grain deal had sailed as planned, despite Russia’s suspension of its…

Why Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan need each other

economist.com I lonely birthday for Vladimir Putin. Few important world leaders bothered to call or post greeting cards, though the president of Belarus did send him a tractor. But at…

How the West is helping Ukraine beat Russia’s missiles

economist.com T began screeching just after 9am on October 11th in Taras Shevchenko park in Odessa. Ukraine’s state emergency service was warning of a “high probability of missile…

Russia launches a wave of missiles across Ukraine

economist.com UKRAINE HAD been bracing for an attack. On October 8th the Kerch bridge connecting Russia to Crimea was seriously damaged by a large explosion. “This is an act of…

The new geopolitical epoch

economist.com P calls this the “decisive decade”. Yet the label scarcely captures the moment—the start of a post-post-cold-war epoch in which the American-shaped world order may be…

Russia agrees to rejoin Ukraine grain deal | Semafor

semafor.com On the weekend Russia accused Ukraine of attacking its fleet in Crimea by using a safety corridor for grain ships in the Black Sea. Kyiv denied responsibility for the attack…

Russia strikes on Ukraine leave majority of capital without water and power | Semafor

semafor.com Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said the attacks targeted 10 regions and damaged 18 mostly energy-linked facilities, according to Reuters. In the capital Kyiv 80% of…

Russia pauses Ukraine grain deal that was crucial to improving global food shortages | Semafor

semafor.com Russia's defense ministry, without offering evidence, accused the U.K. of helping Ukraine attack its ships in Sevastopol, the largest city in Crimea which was illegally…

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