How would a G-7 price cap on Russian oil work?

The G7 has floated the idea of ​​an oil price cap, but experts doubt how effective this would be. Image Alliance | Image Alliance | Getty Images The world’s seven largest industrialized economies have floated the idea of ​​a price cap for Russian oil to further curb the Kremlin’s ability to finance its attack on … Read more

From one July to the next, a steep slide for Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last July Fourth, President Joe Biden hundreds of people gathered outside the White House for an event that would have been unimaginable for many Americans last year. As the coronavirus receded, they ate burgers and watched fireworks over the National Mall. While the pandemic was not over yet, Biden said:“We are closer … Read more

Russia says it owns all of Ukraine’s Luhansk with capture of last city

A Ukrainian soldier on a destroyed Russian tank on the front lines in Ukraine’s Luhansk Oblast, on June 09, 2022. Diego Herrera Carcedo | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Moscow and its allies now control the entire Luhansk region after taking the last … Read more

In Putin’s Evil Vs Good War Against Ukraine, the Forces of Good Triumphed Out at NATO This Week

Frederick Kempe is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Council. This is a story of evil versus good. It is the story of a despot’s relentless attacks on civilian targets in Ukraine, versus the historic, yet insufficient, rally of democratic states to save the country. On Monday afternoon, about 1,000 men, women … Read more

Explosion rocks Mykolaiv in Ukraine after Russian missiles kill 21 near Odessa

An aerial view of rescue workers conducting operations after the Russian missile strikes that killed several people in the Serhiivka district of Odessa, Ukraine on July 1, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Powerful explosions rocked the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv early on Saturday, the mayor said, a day after authorities said … Read more

‘Revolutionary’ Supreme Court on Abortion, Guns and More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortionguns and religion — a major law change in any of these areas would have meant a fatal term for the Supreme Court. During the first full term together, the court’s Conservative majority ruled in all three and issued other important decisions that limited the government’s regulatory powers. And it has signaled … Read more

Russia’s Missile Messages Tell the West to Pull Out

The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a crowded shopping center far from the front lines of a fifth-month war. The timing was probably no coincidence. While much of the war of attrition in eastern Ukraine has been hidden from view, the … Read more

Latest news about Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russian lawsuit for American basketball player Brittney Griner begins American basketball player Brittney Griner (pictured here at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics) was charged by Russian authorities with having cannabis oil in her luggage and smuggling the narcotic material, a crime that could carry a 10-year prison sentence. Jean Catuffe | Getty Images American basketball player … Read more

Recent attacks on pro-Russian officials in southern Ukraine point to signs of growing resistance movement

The Kremlin “is facing increasing partisan activity in southern Ukraine,” Avril Haines, the director of national intelligence, said at a conference in Washington, DC, on Wednesday. Ukraine has also conducted limited counter-attacks near Kherson, putting further pressure on Russian forces. The region is critical to Russia’s hold on Ukraine’s Black Sea coast and controls access … Read more

“Stay or go?” Hong Kong’s transfer generation faces a tough choice | News about human rights

taipei, taiwan – “Should I stay or should I go?” This is the question many young people in Hong Kong are facing 25 years after the city returned to Chinese rule. At the time of the handover in 1997, Beijing promised the former British colony 50 years of self-government, as well as civil and political … Read more