Russia and Lithuania, a NATO member, are clashing over Kaliningrad

A sign reading “Kaliningrad” stands on top of the southern railway station in the main city. Kaliningrad is a small Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea located between Lithuania and Poland. It has become the center of contention between Russia and Lithuania, a NATO member. Harry Engels | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images A … Read more

Russia declares gas war on the European Union – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a tricky role with the European Union — cutting off gas shipments to some of Russia’s best customers amid anger over sanctions imposed after the invasion of Ukraine. It puts enormous political pressure on governments, threatens to leave Europeans in a freeze … Read more

Britain under pressure to clamp down on the corrupt Russian money that has crept into its economy – 60 minutes

As Russian forces destroy Ukrainian cities, the West has tried to punish President Vladimir Putin by stifling the finances of his closest allies, the wealthy oligarchs who have lived abroad in luxury for decades. And while Europe and the US have confiscated mansions and luxury yachts, froze bank accounts and banned travel, the UK is … Read more

Russia commits massive art theft in Ukraine

The Art looting in times of war Dating back thousands of years, the Greeks and Romans were among the worst offenders. Museums and private collections around the world are filled with looted art that was traded during the conflicts. During World War II, a secret alliance army known as the “Monuments Men” worked to protect … Read more

Vladimir Putin’s “Russian Davos” Economic Forum in St. Petersburg is indeed a big and sad mess

Russian President Vladimir Putin The annual economic forum kicked off on Wednesday with a dramatically shrunk guest list, as Russia grapples with sanctions to launch… The war in Ukraine Lots of excuses from Putin’s advisers as to why the forum has fallen short this year. Whereas in previous years, leaders from all over the world … Read more

The Biden administration announced an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine

CNN – On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced that it would provide an additional $1 billion in military aid to… Ukraine to fight Russia, The package includes additional shipments of howitzers, ammunition and coastal defense systems. US President Joe Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Wednesday before the announcement, which the Pentagon … Read more

Novak Djokovic faces a ban from the US Open with no plans to relax US immigration rules

Novak Djokovic ‘faces ban from US Open’ with no plans to relax US immigration rules requiring Covid vaccinations for travelers…but Russians ‘letting them play’ as USTA anticipates no politically motivated ban Novak Djokovic was expelled from Australia before the tournament began at Melbourne Park in January He said in an interview afterwards that he would … Read more

Senior country official sees ‘radical shift’ in security assistance during European trip

Assistant Secretary of State for Political and Military Affairs Jessica Lewis testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2022 (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) EUROSATORY 2022: The global rush to lethal weapons To the Ukrainian front lines after the unprovoked Russian invasion, there are European countries Reconsider their defensive options – … Read more

Vladimir Putin: Restoring the empire is the end game for the Russian president

CNN – Read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Thoughts It is rarely a direct taskBut sometimes the Kremlin leader makes it easy. That was the case on Thursday, when Putin met with a group of young Russian businessmen. Anyone looking for clues about Putin’s endgame Ukraine It may be necessary to read the text, usefully released … Read more

Russian soldiers destroyed a Ukrainian school. Then they allegedly left messages to the students urging them to peace

CNN – When the Ukrainian forces collect Katuzhanka, a northern village Kyiv Which had been under Russian occupation for more than a month in March, they found the local school in ruins. Any equipment that had not been stolen was smashed, there was a makeshift grave in the schoolyard and deep trenches were dug all … Read more