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Putin loses 6,000 troops in 2 weeks as Russia's weaknesses exposed: Ukraine

newsweek.com Russian President Vladimir Putin lost more than 6,000 of his troops in two weeks, adding further casualties to a hefty estimated Russian death toll from the war in Ukraine.…

Zelensky Rebukes Elon Musk’s Peace Proposal in DealBook Summit Talk

nytimes.com President Zelensky of Ukraine rebukes Elon Musk’s peace proposal. Speaking at the DealBook summit, the Ukrainian leader said the billionaire would do well to fully…

US tries to break EU deadlock over Russian oil price cap

politico.eu U.S. officials have stepped in to try to persuade Poland and other EU countries to agree on a plan to hit Vladimir Putin's war fund by capping the price paid for Russian…

The West is overestimating Putin's fear of losing power, researcher warns

newsweek.com As Russia's war on Ukraine stretches into its ninth month, many have wondered what impact Russia's military setbacks have on President Vladimir Putin's leadership. One…

Russia to ramp up defense spending as Putin's campaign falters

newsweek.com Russia will be ramping up its defense spending in 2023, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Wednesday, as President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine continues to…

Analysis: Europe wary of Turkish hub to hide gas 'made in Moscow'

reuters.com Summary - Companies - Putin proposed gas hub in Turkey after Nord Stream explosions - Gas from the hub need not name Russia as its source - Putin says Russia could implement…

Analysis-Europe wary of Turkish hub to hide gas 'made in Moscow' By Reuters

investing.com By Vladimir Soldatkin and Olesya Astakhova MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin's plan to make Turkey a hub for Russian gas in theory could allow Moscow to mask its…

Crimean leader: Kremlin will disintegrate if Putin loses key peninsula

newsweek.com The Kremlin will begin to disintegrate should Ukraine recapture Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula illegally annexed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2014, a Crimean…

What Putin's new 'foreign agents' law means for dissenters in Russia

newsweek.com Legislation comes into effect in Russia on Thursday which is expected to toughen the crackdown on those opposing the regime of Vladimir Putin. In July, the Russian president…

Chechen leader: Pope "victim of propaganda" after "cruelest" troops jibe

newsweek.com Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Russia's Chechen Republic, said Wednesday that Pope Francis has become a "victim of propaganda" after the pontiff described Chechens and Buryats,…

Opinion

politico.com If Tucker Carlson didn’t exist, neorealists would invent him. After all, he’s the most prominent proponent of their international relations doctrine, particularly with…

Putin ally threatens critical viewer on TV: "We are going to find you"

newsweek.com Kremlin propagandist Vladimir Solovyov threatened a viewer who had asked him to stop lying to the public saying that he "won't know a moment's peace." Talking on his radio…

Stoltenberg Reaffirms Ukraine Will One Day Enter NATO

zerohedge.com Stoltenberg Reaffirms Ukraine Will One Day Enter NATO NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in a Tuesday press briefing issued an ultra-provocative statement telling…

NATO Chief Accuses Putin of 'Weaponizing Winter'

youtube.com NATO's Secretary-General accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of trying to "weaponize winter" by forcing the Ukrainians to ...

Russia’s elite begins to ponder a Putinless future

economist.com Russia’s elite begins to ponder a Putinless future Once unthinkable, the president’s removal can at least be contemplated “WHAT IS NEXT? Is there life after Putin? How does…

Russia was more deeply embedded in German politics than suspected

economist.com Russia was more deeply embedded in German politics than suspected But that has changed fast At a trade congress in early October Olaf Scholz, Germany’s chancellor, declared…

Italy’s coalition-building runs into trouble

economist.com Italy’s coalition-building runs into trouble Silvio Berlusconi, as ever, is a problem It looked as if it was going to be simple. Voters last month handed the right its first…

How to detect an imminent Russian nuclear attack

economist.com How to detect an imminent Russian nuclear attack As NATO holds nuclear exercises, Western spooks watch Russia’s warheads for any sign of movement ON OCTOBER 17TH NATO began…

Russia’s terror strikes fail to do much damage to Ukraine

economist.com Russia’s terror strikes fail to do much damage to Ukraine Its retaliation for the bombing of the Kerch bridge falls flat | ODESSA AND KYIV EVERY BRIDGE stands for something.…

Why Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan need each other

economist.com Why Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan need each other Turkey’s president is managing to look both east and west IT WAS a lonely birthday for Vladimir Putin. Few…

Russia launches a wave of missiles across Ukraine

economist.com The attacks on Kyiv and other cities are vengeful and indiscriminate | Odessa UKRAINE HAD been bracing for an attack. On October 8th the Kerch bridge connecting Russia to…

The war in Ukraine has battered the reputation of Russian spies

economist.com The war in Ukraine has battered the reputation of Russian spies As they take greater risks, they are getting caught Editor’s note (October 26th 2022): On October 24th…

The Nobel Peace prize recognises human-rights groups that spoke truth to Putinism

economist.com The Nobel Peace prize recognises human-rights groups that spoke truth to Putinism Watchdogs for civil liberty in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus are honoured THE TIMING of this…

The war in Ukraine has awakened memories in the Balkans

economist.com The war in Ukraine has awakened memories in the Balkans There are parallels and contrasts | VUKOVAR Outsiders today have mostly forgotten the Balkan wars of the 1990s. As…

Russia’s annexations in Ukraine are a legal and strategic mess

economist.com Russia’s annexations in Ukraine are a legal and strategic mess Suddenly no one knows where Vladimir Putin thinks Russia’s borders are “wHERE DOES a Motherland Begin?”, the…

As Ukraine smashes through more Russian lines, Russians wonder whom to blame

economist.com As Ukraine smashes through more Russian lines, Russians wonder whom to blame Ukrainian forces advance in Luhansk and Kherson | KYIV ON OCTOBER 3RD Russia’s lower house…

Vladimir Putin illegally annexes four Ukrainian oblasts

economist.com Vladimir Putin illegally annexes four Ukrainian oblasts Condemnation and further sanctions immediately follow “HISTORY MADE in real time”, “hearts beating in the ringing…

Vladimir Putin stages four fake referendums in occupied Ukraine

economist.com Vladimir Putin stages four fake referendums in occupied Ukraine The aim is to annex large swathes of territory | HRYHORYIVKA, ZAPORIZHIA It was supposed to be a moment of…

Vladimir Putin declares a partial mobilisation

economist.com Ukraine’s advances force the Kremlin to take desperate measures For the first time since the start of Russia’s war in Ukraine, a sense of emergency has returned to Moscow.…

Vladimir Putin’s situation looks ever more desperate

economist.com Vladimir Putin’s situation looks ever more desperate A planned military mobilisation in Russia, and fake referendums in occupied Ukraine, are signs of weakness Editor’s note…

Russian discontent with the war, and Vladimir Putin, is growing

economist.com Russian discontent with the war, and Vladimir Putin, is growing A big reverse in Ukraine makes him look incompetent As russia’s troops were abandoning their positions and…

Is Russia on the run?

economist.com Ukraine’s Kharkiv counter-offensive has the Kremlin on the back foot | KYIV UKRAINE’S SURPRISE counter-offensive, which began on September 6th, continues to overwhelm…

Ukraine’s army pierces Russian lines near Kharkiv

economist.com Meanwhile Vladimir Putin’s prison state grows ever harsher “We have not lost anything and will not lose anything,” Vladimir Putin told an economic forum in Vladivostok on…

Stories of photographing monumental people -- from Michelle Obama to Stephen Hawking

ted.com 339,665 views | Platon • TED2022 Stories of photographing monumental people -- from Michelle Obama to Stephen Hawking With his art, photographer Platon seeks to strip away…

Man who claims "Putin's chef" is gay invites skeptics to meet him

newsweek.com A video making the rounds on social media purports to show a man claiming that a close confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin is gay, and he is inviting skeptics to…

How “offshore journalists” challenge Vladimir Putin’s empire of lies

economist.com How “offshore journalists” challenge Vladimir Putin’s empire of lies Russians who want real news turn to reporters in exile The Kremlin banned them, branded them “foreign…

Russian President Vladimir Putin Calls for International Blockchain-Based Payments System: Report

dailyhodl.com Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly calling for an international payments system based on distributed ledger technology. According to the Russian state-owned news…

Russia is on track to ship its highest amount of oil products since the war as Europe struggles to wean itself off Russian energy supplies

businessinsider.com Vladimir Putin Reuters/RIA Novosti Russia is on track this month to ship its highest amount of oil products since the war, according to Vortexa data compiled by Bloomberg.…

NATO reaffirms commitment to Ukraine, promises future membership

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Live data on national races for Senate, House and state governors Stephen McGrath, Associated Press Stephen McGrath,…

Putin ally says nuclear weapons "should never be unleashed"

newsweek.com Vladimir Putin and his Kazakhstan counterpart have made a pledge against nuclear arms as the Russian president faces pressure from allies over rhetoric coming from Moscow…

'Losing is not an option': Russia analysts fear a 'desperate' Putin as Ukraine war drags on

cnbc.com When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, nobody in President Vladimir Putin's inner circle is believed to have expected the war to last more than a few months. - As the…

NATO Chief Urges Military Support for Ukraine as Russian Attacks Rage On

wsj.com As Russia presses a campaign targeting civilian infrastructure in Ukraine while winter sets in, the head of NATO said the alliance must deny Moscow a victory that would…

Widow of Russian colonel found dead writes angry letter to Putin

newsweek.com The widow of a top Russian officer, who was found shot dead in his office on November 16, has written an angry letter to President Vladimir Putin, saying that he was made a…

A Russian couple who opposed Putin and the Ukraine war sought asylum in the US. They were detained for six months

businessinsider.com A demonstrator burns his Russian passport during a rally to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Tbilisi, Georgia, on October 10, 2022. Vano Shlamov/AFP via Getty Images…

China ready for 'closer partnership' with Russia in energy

apnews.com BEIJING (AP) — China is ready to “forge closer partnership” with Russia in energy, a state news agency quoted President Xi Jinping as saying in a letter Tuesday, potentially…

Russia's Prigozhin says Zambian student who died in Ukraine was fighting with Wagner By Reuters

investing.com (Reuters) - Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that a Zambian student who died in Ukraine had been fighting for…

A hotline set up between Russian and US militaries at the start of the Ukraine war has been used just once, report says

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin in his office in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on December 15, 2018. Aleksey Nikolsky/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images Russia and the US set up a…

Russian mob boss warns "there is a change of power" in the country

newsweek.com A Russian mob boss warned civilians of a "change of power" in the country, saying that convicts recruited by the Wagner Group, a Russian mercenary outfit, for Vladimir…

Trial starts in Norway for Putin ally's son who flew drone

apnews.com COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The son of a Russian businessman close to President Vladimir Putin denied any wrongdoing Tuesday at the start of his trial in northern Norway…

Russia's Largest Tech Company Is Fleeing Moscow

oilprice.com Gazprom is threatening to reduce… America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve has… Russian tech giant Yandex has said it is reorganizing its operations, moving to cut its ties…

Putin Will Carpet-Bomb Ukraine Unless the West Acts

washingtonpost.com The strategically vital city of Kherson is back in the hands of Ukrainians, albeit under threat of Russian shelling and attacks on its electricity supply. But as combatants…

E-scooter Biz Could be First Moscow IPO Since Ukraine Invasion

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Unit holding Putin's annexed land lost 70 percent of men in a week: Ukraine

newsweek.com A Russian military unit holding President Vladimir Putin's annexed land lost 70 percent of its soldiers in a single week, according to Ukrainian military officials. Putin…

EU official warns of "worse-than-Putin" politician taking power in Russia

newsweek.com A European Union official, whose own family left Russia in 1993, is warning that a "worse-than-Putin" politician could take over the country if democratic alternatives are…

Putin calls for blockchain-based international payment system By Cointelegraph

investing.com Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the monopoly in global financial payment systems and called for an independent and blockchain-based settlement network on Nov 24,…

Navalny's top aide says Ukraine war shows Putin is crazier than previously thought, warning the Russian leader is not 'in touch with reality'

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking during a press conference at a summit on October 14, 2022 in Astana, Kazakhstan Getty Images Navalny's top aide told the Guardian…

Russia President Putin Calls For Blockchain-based International Payment System

beincrypto.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said there is a need for a new and independent international settlement system amidst the sanctions and restrictions placed on his country.…

Putin Wants Blockchain-Based International Payments System

cryptodaily.co.uk The Russian president has criticized the number of sanctions imposed upon the country by the west and has called for a payment system independent from external interference.…

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