Economy higher priority than punishing Russia: AP-NORC poll

Economy higher priority than punishing Russia: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are less and less in favor of punishing Russia for launching its invasion of Ukraine at the expense of the US economy, a sign of mounting concerns about inflation and other challenges, according to a new poll. While broad support for US sanctions has not wavered, opinion on prioritizing sanctions over … Read more

200 bodies found in Mariupol basement as war rages in east

200 bodies found in Mariupol basement as war rages in east

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement, Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday, a stark reminder of the horrors still exposing in the ruined city that some of the worst suffering of the 3 month old war† The bodies were decaying and … 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

200 bodies found in Mariupol as war rages in eastern Ukraine

200 bodies found in Mariupol basement as war rages in east

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Workers digging through rubble found 200 bodies in Mariupol, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday, another grim discovery in the devastated port city that suffered the worst of the 3-month-old war† The bodies found in the basement of a collapsed apartment building were decomposing and there was a stench in the area, said … 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

After 3 months, Russia is still bogged down in Ukraine war

After 3 months, Russia is still bogged down in Ukraine war

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, it had hoped to catch up with the country in a blitz that lasted just days or weeks. That’s what many Western analysts thought too. However, as the conflict marked its third month on Tuesday, Moscow appears to be stuck in what is increasingly looking like a war … Read more

Biden: Leaders navigate ‘dark hour’ after Ukraine invasion

Biden: Leaders navigate ‘dark hour’ after Ukraine invasion

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders meeting Tuesday for a four-nation summit that they are navigating “a dark hour in our shared history” as a result of Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine and urged the group for more effort to stop Vladimir Putin’s aggression. “This is more than just a European … Read more

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO (AP) – President Joe Biden said on Monday the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan, saying the commitment to protect the island is “even stronger” following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine† It was one of the strongest presidential statements in decades in support of Taiwan’s self-government. Biden said “yes” at a news conference … 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

Pentagon says more high-tech weapons are going to Ukraine

Pentagon says more high-tech weapons are going to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 defense leaders from around the world gathered on Monday and agreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraineincluding a harpoon launcher and missiles to protect the coast, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters. And General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said there is low-level discussion about … Read more