Ukraine-Russia war: NATO’s Boris Johnson and Jens Stoltenberg say Western support for Kiev must not end

Ukraine-Russia war: NATO’s Boris Johnson and Jens Stoltenberg say Western support for Kiev must not end

CNN † The West must prepare for a long war in Ukraine as Russia continues to make gains in a furious battle to control the east of the country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have both said. In separate comments published Sunday, Stoltenberg and Johnson also reiterated that Western … Read more

The chart that refutes Biden’s claim that inflation is worse around the world

President Joe Biden is under fire for inflation that has reached its 41-year high and has strained the finances of millions of Americans. He has blamed Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the COVID pandemic for the price hikes — and has now pointed out that inflation is a global problem. In an interview with … Read more

Summary of weapons US has given to Ukraine

A soldier performs registration and calibration for the M777A2 howitzer weapon system in Syria, September 30, 2021. US army sp. Isaiah Scott | US Army WASHINGTON — From heavy artillery to tactical drones to armored vehicles, the US has pledged $5.6 billion in military aid to Ukraine since Russia invaded in late February. The latest … Read more

China’s Xi says trade with Russia will hit new records in the coming months

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke via video Friday during the plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened Russian President Vladimir Putin with a speech lasting more than an hour. This photo is from Putin’s visit to Beijing in early February 2022. Alexei Druzhinin | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING – Chinese … Read more

Ukrainian peasants poison Russian troops with prickly cherries as guerrilla war scares invaders

Russian authorities have done everything they can to tighten their grip on cities taken by Putin’s forces in eastern Ukraine, but ordinary citizens are fighting back – with arson attacks and poisoned fruit. The final surprise for Russian troops came in Melitopol, where Mayor Ivan Fyodorov said local farmers had caused “mass disease” among Russians … Read more

Vladimir Putin’s ‘Russian Davos’ Economic Forum in St. Petersburg Is Already a Big, Sad Mess

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual economic forum started Wednesday with a significantly reduced guest list, as Russia grapples with sanctions for launching the war in Ukraine and numerous apologies from Putin’s advisers about why the forum has been so subpar this year. While in previous years, leaders from around the world from both the public … Read more

Putin is ‘a new Hitler in the making’, says Egyptian billionaire Sawiris

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris didn’t mince his words as he shared his thoughts on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his country’s invasion of Ukraine. Asked by CNBC’s Hadley Gamble if he expected civil unrest in Egypt as a result of food shortages caused by the war, Sawiris, the chairman and CEO of Orascom Investment Holding, … Read more

Putin still wants control of all of Ukraine, US ambassador to OSCE Michael Carpenter says

While Russian forces have been targeting eastern Ukraine for weeks now, Russian President Vladimir Putin still has ambitions to take over all of Ukraine, the US ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told The Daily Beast in an exclusive interview Tuesday. “Our assessment from the US perspective is that Putin … Read more

Vladimir Putin rival Mikhail Kasyanov warns of sinister twist in Russia’s war master plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been waging a devastating war in Ukraine for more than three months. But if Ukraine falls, it won’t stop there, Mikhail Kasyanov, who was Putin’s first prime minister, said in an explosive new interview on Monday. “The Baltic states will be next,” Kasyanov, who is now the leader of the … Read more

Doomsday is coming for Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian advisers have argued in recent days that they do not want to cede territory to Russia in the ongoing war in Ukraine. And while that view is widespread in Ukraine, they could be digging themselves in political quicksand. Zelensky’s position, which he and his advisers have reiterated countless times, … Read more