George Soros Says Russia Is Blackmailing Europe With Gas

George Soros Says Russia Is Blackmailing Europe With Gas

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech at a ceremony honoring the country’s Olympians and Paralympians at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, April 26, 2022. Maxim Shemetov | Reuters DAVOS, Switzerland – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s negotiating position is “not as strong as he pretends” and Europe influences him, according to billionaire investor George Soros. … Read more

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

Ukraine rejects Kissinger’s suggestion that the country should be ceded to Russia

Ukraine rejects Kissinger’s suggestion that the country should be ceded to Russia

A Ukrainian MP has given what he called a “polite” response to former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s suggestion that Ukraine should be willing to cede some territory to Moscow in order to reach a peace deal. “I think Mr. Kissinger is still alive in the 20th century and we are in the 21st … 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

Russia loses highest-ranking fighter pilot to date in Ukraine war

Russia loses highest-ranking fighter pilot to date in Ukraine war

A Russian general was killed by Ukrainian forces, making him the highest-ranking fighter pilot killed in the Ukraine war, according to reports. Major General Kanamat Botashev, 63, became the 13th general to die in Ukraine when he was hit by a Stinger missile on Sunday while flying over the Luhansk region, sources told BBC Russia. … Read more

Kremlin critic Bill Browder talks about escaping a Russian plot against him

Kremlin critic Bill Browder talks about escaping a Russian plot against him

One of President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics says he narrowly escaped a plot against him by Russian agents at a previous World Economic Forum summit in Davos, Switzerland. US-born financier and rights activist Bill Browder told CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore in Davos that in January 2020, “I got a call from the UK security services, … Read more

Russian state TV betrays Donald Trump in mad defense of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Russian state TV betrays Donald Trump in mad defense of Putin’s war in Ukraine

A New York Times essay by Yale University professor and historian Timothy Snyder titled “We should say it. Russia is Fascist,” rippled through Russian state media like wildfire, producing an explosive storm of outraged reactions from the Kremlin’s most prominent spokespersons. In his article published last week, Snyder argued that after being defeated on the … 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

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