Former NATO General Says Putin Has 8-9 Months To Win War | War news between Russia and Ukraine

Former NATO General Says Putin Has 8-9 Months To Win War |  War news between Russia and Ukraine

A resurgent Russian army has refocused its hitherto arduous efforts to claim eastern Ukraine, making its first significant progress in the war’s 13th week. Russian forces have again launched offensives at three main points to encircle a spearhead of Ukrainian defenders, at Izyum in the north, Severodonetsk in the east and Popasna in the south. … Read more

Russian parliament votes against abolition of military age limit | War news between Russia and Ukraine

Russian parliament votes against abolition of military age limit |  War news between Russia and Ukraine

The lower and upper house of parliament supported the bill and it will move to the desk of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian parliament has passed a law removing a maximum age limit for people who enlist in the army, a sign that Moscow may want to recruit more troops for its military campaign … Read more

In Canadian Quebec, Indigenous People Continue to Fight French Law | world news

In Canadian Quebec, Indigenous People Continue to Fight French Law |  world news

MONTREAL (Reuters) – A sweeping law passed by Quebec on Tuesday to promote French custom is heightening already simmering tensions with indigenous groups, who view the move as a compulsion and have vowed to fight it. Bill 96, passed by a majority of Quebec’s lawmakers, establishes stricter rules to enforce the use of French in … Read more

Boris Bondarev: Russian diplomat resigns in protest against ‘aggressive war’ in Moscow

Boris Bondarev: Russian diplomat resigns in protest against ‘aggressive war’ in Moscow

CNN † A 20-year veteran of Russia’s diplomatic service announced his resignation Monday in protest at his country’s war against Ukraine, in a rare public protest by a Russian official, multiple media outlets reported. Boris Bondarev, a diplomat stationed at the Russian mission to the United Nations in Geneva, posted a statement on a LinkedIn … Read more

Will Turkey stop Finland and Sweden from becoming NATO members? † War news between Russia and Ukraine

Will Turkey stop Finland and Sweden from becoming NATO members?  †  War news between Russia and Ukraine

Sweden and Finland began their applications for NATO membership earlier this month when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear that he was against the move. Ankara is out of step with the rest of the alliance’s member states, which support NATO expansion as Russia’s war against Ukraine rages on. Ultimately, all 30 members … Read more

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Russia marks closer ties with China | War between Russia and Ukraine

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Russia marks closer ties with China |  War between Russia and Ukraine

The European Union is likely to agree “within days” to an embargo on Russian oil imports, according to its largest member Germany, as Moscow said it saw its economic ties with China grow after it was isolated by the West over the invasion of China. Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in Davos on Monday … Read more

What is the Quadruple? The US, Japan, Australia and India Partnership Explained

What is the Quadruple?  The US, Japan, Australia and India Partnership Explained

Hong-Kong CNN † US President Joe Biden will meet the leaders of India, Australia and Japan in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit of the ‘Quad’ countries. The meeting comes at the end of Biden’s first trip to Asia since becoming president, a five-day visit he began in South Korea. The Quad, or Quadrilateral Security … Read more

Former US soldier now fighting in Ukraine talks about days locked up in ‘house of horror’

Former US soldier now fighting in Ukraine talks about days locked up in ‘house of horror’

“We’re not going any further because this wire is purposely tied to something and then buried here,” he warns. “A lot of the Russians came back through some of these places and mined them again, put [in] booby traps.” Kevin is part of a group of elite special forces veterans, mostly American and British, who … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Zelenskyy would meet Putin to end war | War news between Russia and Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine live news: Zelenskyy would meet Putin to end war |  War news between Russia and Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin is the only Russian official he wants to meet with the sole aim of ending the war. The Ukrainian leader also calls for “maximum” sanctions against Russia, including an oil embargo, as he addresses global business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos via video … Read more

Germany urges Hungary to agree to Russian oil embargo

Germany urges Hungary to agree to Russian oil embargo

London CNN Business † Germany’s frustration with some European countries’ resistance to an embargo on Russian oil was exposed Monday. “We’ve seen the worst of Europe [in] that only a few states are blocking development,” Robert Habeck, Germany’s economy minister, told a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Habeck acknowledged that each … Read more