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

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

Vladimir Putin’s rival Mikhail Kasyanov warns of a sinister deviation in Russia’s main war plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin It has been waging a devastating war in Ukraine for more than three months now. If Ukraine falls, he will not stop there, Mikhail Kasyanov, who served as Putin’s first prime minister, said in an exciting new interview on Monday. “The Baltic states will be next,” Kasyanov, who is now the … 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

Rice prices are on the rise amid rising food inflation and export bans

Rice fields on a spider’s web in Flores, Indonesia. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Food Price Index shows international rice prices crawling for the fifth consecutive month, hitting a 12-month high, according to the latest May data published last week. Tanotkage and Engstage Food prices have been on the rise … 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

Wales vs Ukraine: Hopes of qualifying for this year’s World Cup end with Wales defeat

Cardiff City Stadium, Wales CNN – On such occasions the importance of sport is highlighted and not as important. Ukraine failed to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup, the most famous football tournament, after a 1-0 defeat to Wales, but when your country is in war It doesn’t really matter. The bloodshed continues, and … Read more