Russia will direct increased trade to Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa Russian President Putin announces….
Russia gets ready to push harder for territory in the South East of the Ukraine forcing Ukraine military leaders to have to decide what they will defend and what they need to do save their troops from getting ran over and captured …
The Ukraine military has launched attacks in a effort to try keep the Russians from completely controling the Ukraine’s Black sea access….
The Pentagon now looks how it will make sure that weapons hurrly sent to the Ukraine are replenished back in the US….
Front line media reporter’s sometimes don’t come home ….
Elsewhere in Europe, Russia’s stranglehold on gas could force the hand of governments intent on reducing carbon emissions back toward coal power.
Ahead of a European Council summit Thursday and Friday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is conducting a marathon session of calls with leaders across the continent to maximize his country’s chances of being granted candidate status for membership in the European Union. “The lives of thousands of people depend directly on the speed of our partners — on the speed of implementation of their decisions to help Ukraine,” he said in a speech Tuesday night.
- Amid the invasion of Ukraine, the international view of Russia has taken a hit; the images of the United States and NATO have not, according to polling by Pew.
- Washington “continues to systematically destroy bilateral relations, which are already in a deplorable state,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement. She was responding to the U.S. decision not to allow Russian aircraft to convey Russian diplomats from the United States.
- The press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said Russian forces “executed” a Ukrainian photojournalist and a soldier who accompanied him in a forest near Kyiv in March….
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