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Ukraine blocks Russia from "significant gains" as new offensive begins: ISW

newsweek.com Russia has "regained the initiative" by launching a new offensive in the Ukraine war, despite being blocked from making "significant gains," according to the Institute for…

Macron Says Russia Cannot Win Against Ukraine

zerohedge.com Macron Says Russia Cannot Win Against Ukraine After a surprise UK visit, Ukraine's President Zelensky went to Paris immediately afterward in a whirlwind European tour to…

Ukrainian UN diplomat tells Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters to keep to 'strumming guitar' after pushing Ukraine misinformation during council meeting

businessinsider.com Roger Waters performs on June 21, 2022. Scott Kowalchyk/CBS/Getty Images Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters spoke on behalf of Russia at the UN security council Wednesday.…

Ukraine latest: SpaceX curbs Kyiv's use of Starlink internet for drones

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's military reveals the "hardest place to fight"

newsweek.com Urban populations currently present some of the biggest challenges for Ukrainian troops, according to a Facebook post from the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian…

Investigators Say Putin Likely Approved Supply of Missile System That Downed Flight MH17

wsj.com The reconstructed wreckage of the MH17 airplane, which was traveling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to Kuala Lumpur when it was hit. An international team of…

China weighs in on the war in Ukraine, pushing Europe to stop trying to get Kyiv a 'complete victory' over Russia

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at BRICS Summit in Brasilia Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images China warned the West against pushing for…

Russia pulls troops from front lines after soldiers beaten by own allies

newsweek.com Mobilized Russian soldiers have been moved from the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) to a different brigade after being the targets of their own allies' aggression. Vladislav…

Did Biden order an attack on Russia's Nord Stream pipelines? What we know

newsweek.com The White House on Wednesday pushed back against a report that the United States was responsible for explosions last year on Russia's Nord Stream gas pipelines. The…

Former Libertarian presidential candidate torches party

newsweek.com A former Libertarian candidate for president who rose to prominence for promises of free ponies while wearing a wellington rubber boot on his head denounced his involvement…

What Western tanks should give Ukraine in the next round of the war

economist.com E of the war in Ukraine brings its iconic weapons. Around Kyiv last winter the shoulder-fired Javelin anti-tank and Stinger air-defence missiles had starring roles. When…

Putin Likely Armed Rebels Who Downed MH17 Jetliner, Probe Finds

youtube.com There are “strong indications” that Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the green light to provide Russian separatists in Ukraine with the missiles used to down Malaysia…

Putin ally says U.S. will become strait named after Stalin for Ukraine war

newsweek.com Russian state TV host Vladimir Solovyov seemingly implied during a recent broadcast that the United States should be destroyed for its support of Ukraine and in its place…

Putin likely complicit in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say

theweek.com International investigators said Wednesday they had found evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin was connected to pro-Russian separatists that shot down Malaysia…

Putin's own words used against him in Ukraine war debate

newsweek.com Past comments made by Russian President Vladimir Putin were recently used against him in an argument about the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. In a series of tweets on…

Opinion

politico.com So, by all means, let’s hope for a deal. The secret to unlocking a potential agreement, though, isn’t leaving Ukraine in the lurch and hoping that Vladimir Putin — just as…

Russia's growing use of China's yuan is no threat to the dollar, and it could end up hurting Moscow's economy, think tank says

businessinsider.com Chinese President Xi Jinping with Russian President Vladimir Putin. REUTERS/Wu Hong/Pool Russia's growing use of the yuan could end up backfiring on Moscow, said the…

Putin Likely Supplied Missile System That Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight, Investigators Say

forbes.com Russian President Vladimir Putin likely supplied the anti-aircraft missile system that was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014, killing nearly 300…

Audio shows "strong indications" of Putin's role in downing Malaysia flight

newsweek.com A team of international investigators on Wednesday said they had found that Russian President Vladimir Putin likely signed off on the decision to supply the long-range…

Wives of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine get fur coats as compensation

newsweek.com A video circulating on social media shows a group of women whose husbands died fighting for Vladimir Putin's forces in Ukraine expressing gratitude for receiving fur coats.…

Ukraine latest: Zelenskyy calls for combat jets during U.K. visit

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…

Russian state energy giant Gazprom is starting its own private security force, a move Ukraine fears will lead to a new Wagner-like mercenary army

businessinsider.com President Vladimir Putin, right, with Alexei Miller, CEO of state-controlled energy company Gazprom. AFP/Getty Images Russia's government is allowing energy giant Gazprom to…

Russian official predicts where Ukraine will launch next counterattack

newsweek.com A Russian official reportedly spoke about where Ukraine could launch its next counterattack against Russian forces amid the ongoing war between the two countries. While…

Wagner troops filmed beating their commander with shovels

newsweek.com Brutal footage released by Ukraine purportedly shows Wagner Group fighters beating their commander with shovels in the city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine, where the…

Putin likely supplied the missile that downed flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014, investigators say

businessinsider.com Lawyers attend the judges' inspection of the MH17 wreckage, on May 26, 2021 in Reijen, Netherlands. Photo by Piroschka van de Wouw - Pool/Getty Images Putin likely gave…

Ukraine latest: Zelenskyy visits U.K. for first time since Russian invasion

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…

'Strong indications' Putin approved supplying missile that shot down MH17, investigators say

pbs.org An international team of investigators said Wednesday it found “strong indications” that Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the supply of heavy anti-aircraft weapons…

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

cnbc.com Even as investors chew over the latest remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (more below), they're digging into the next course in the earnings season menu.…

Russian TV says nuclear weapons must be considered: "We need to win"

newsweek.com Russian state television aired its latest nuclear threat amidst the war in Ukraine, with former Russian Army commander Andrey Gurulyov suggesting nuclear weapons should be…

MH17 inquiry: 'Strong indications' Putin OK'd missile supply

marketbeat.com An international team of investigators said Wednesday it found “strong indications” that Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the supply of heavy anti-aircraft weapons…

These heat maps show the dramatic change in the movements of oligarchs' superyachts since Russia invaded Ukraine

businessinsider.com Heat map showing Russian oligarch yacht traffic across the world before and after the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Spire Maritime/Ali Balli/Anadolu Agency via Getty…

Meet The Company Offering Mardi Gras NFTs For Bathroom, Bar Access And Helping Grow Web3 In New Orleans

benzinga.com A new collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will offer holders access to bathrooms and bars during the Mardi Gras activities in New Orleans. The NFTs will also provide…

Zelenskyy tells UK ‘freedom will win,’ pushes for warplanes

marketbeat.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pushed for fighter jets to ensure his country's victory over Russia in a dramatic speech before the U.K. Parliament, where he also…

State of the Union: 5 winners, 2 losers from Biden’s speech

vox.com President Joe Biden delivers the 2023 State of the Union from the US House of Representatives. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Bloomberg/Getty Images The biggest moments from Joe…

Wagner Group's ominous recruiting tactics revealed as convict pool dries up

newsweek.com The Russian private paramilitary outfit, the Wagner Group, is reportedly employing increasingly predatory recruitment practices in Russia's prisons as its founder and chief…

MH17 probe: 'Strong indications' Putin OK'd missile supply

marketbeat.com An international team of investigators said Wednesday it found “strong indications” that Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the supply of heavy anti-aircraft weapons…

Zelenskyy addresses UK lawmakers, rare trip outside Ukraine

marketbeat.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has begun his historic address to the U.K. Parliament during a rare trip outside his country to seek more support. → The Humble…

Zelenskyy in UK, rare trip outside Ukraine to rally support

marketbeat.com President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a rare trip out of Ukraine on Wednesday, daring to visit Britain in a bid for more advanced weapons as Kyiv braces for an expected Russian…

Russia's budget deficit explodes as latest sanctions bite

axios.com Russia's budget deficit widened sharply in January, as the latest sanctions on Russia's energy exports — and the mounting expense of its brutal war on Ukraine — may be…

Hardline Russian critics are forcing Putin's hand

newsweek.com The Kremlin is reportedly heeding proposals by Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, whose Wagner Group mercenaries are fighting in Ukraine. The assessment by the Institute…

A key ally of Putin said he wants to invade Poland next, ignoring Russia's inability to capture Ukraine

businessinsider.com Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov attends a military parade in the Chechen capital Grozny in May 2022. REUTERS/Chingis Kondarov/File Photo A Putin ally said he…

The FBI's McGonigal labyrinth

businessinsider.com "What are you, a drug dealer now?" Charlie McGonigal's then-girlfriend recalls asking him when, she says, he bought a second phone to continue communicating through an…

Russians are beginning to question aims of Putin's war

newsweek.com Nearly a year after Vladimir Putin's full-scale invasion of neighboring Ukraine started, Russians are beginning to question the aims of what the leader still calls a…

Russian TV expert targets Israel with veiled Iran threat

newsweek.com A Kremlin propagandist has reacted with anger at the prospect that Israel may provide Ukraine with the world's most advanced missile defense system. The comments by military…

Ukraine latest: Zelenskyy to visit U.K. for first time since Russian invasion

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…

Zelenskyy visits UK for first time since Russia's invasion

marketbeat.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is visiting Britain on Wednesday, his first trip to the U.K. since Russia's invasion began nearly a year ago and only his second…

Highly unlikely Russia will attempt to cross Dnieper

newsweek.com Russian forces are highly unlikely now to attempt to cross the Dnieper River in Kherson, southern Ukraine, according to an assessment by the British Ministry of Defense.…

Lost Russian oil revenue is bonanza for shippers, refiners

investing.com Western sanctions on Russia have significantly reduced state oil revenues and diverted tens of billions of dollars towards shipping and refining firms, some with Russian…

Russia Survived a Year of Sanctions by Investing as Never Before

yahoo.com Russia is seeking to spend its way out of the self-inflicted economic crisis that threatened to deliver the deepest recession of President Vladimir Putin’s more than…

Putin's government is reportedly pressuring the Russian central bank to stop with gloomy forecasts and give more 'upbeat' updates about its economy

businessinsider.com The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin and its central bank, headed by Governor Elvira Nabiullina, have at times expressed opposing views on the country's…

Kaitlan Collins Says Biden ‘Almost Relished’ Back-and-Forth with Marjorie Taylor Greene and Republicans During SOTU

mediaite.com CNN’s Kaitlan Collins described President Joe Biden as “lively and engaged” during his State of the Union address and pointed out he seemed to enjoy sparring with…

Biden Urges Unity, Spars With Republicans – and Gets Them to Cheer for Social Security

thewrap.com President Joe Biden pitched his “unity agenda” Tuesday in his 2023 State of the Union address to the nation and both houses of Congress, aimed at finding common ground in…

Biden pledges to protect America after Chinese balloon incident

politico.com President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address vowed to protect the U.S. from threats posed by China just days after he ordered a Chinese surveillance balloon shot…

America Sleepwalks Into War With Russia

zerohedge.com America Sleepwalks Into War With Russia Authored by Francis P. Sempa via RealClear Wire, The United States and its NATO allies are slowly drifting into a war against Russia.…

Red carpet war as Ukrainians and Russians scrap over Oscar nominations

politico.eu The Oscars are wading into a Russian-Ukrainian geopolitical minefield. Of the five films shortlisted by the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for this year’s…

Ukraine mocks Russia with a HIMARS "good night": "Usually means farewell"

newsweek.com Ukraine's Defense Ministry showed off its High-Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) in a video on Twitter Tuesday, taunting Russia with its high-precision…

Former Israeli prime minister rebuts claim, boosted by Russia, that the US blocked a Ukraine peace agreement: 'It's unsure there was any deal to be made'

businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett during their meeting, in Sochi, on October 22, 2021. YEVGENY BIYATOV/Sputnik/AFP via…

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