The Russians are advancing on the front line of the war in eastern Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – The Russian army has extended its grip on the territory of eastern Ukraine As it seeks to cut supply lines and encircle Ukrainian forces on the front lines, the Ukrainian military on Thursday announced the arrival of powerful US multiple launch missile systems that it hopes will provide an advantage on … Read more

State TV allows sinister master plan for American prisoners in Russia

The The anti-American atmosphere in RussiaOff the charts and now, Americans who have had misfortune in Russian captivity are used as pawns in the Kremlin’s cruel game. basketball star Britney Greiner, Detained in Russia on alleged drug charges, as well as two US veterans captured by Russian forces in Ukraine last week –Alexander Drewic and … Read more

You’ll never guess the lie that Putin told now

Russia’s leading economic event, the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF, which ended over the weekend), was another reflection of the country’s changing position in the world. After Russia invaded Ukraine and was largely ostracized by the international community, Western investors who attended the event dubbed “Russian Davos” in large numbers during previous years were … Read more

Why is damage control in China by Xi Jinping all about avoiding a crisis

about the president Xi JinpingAnd the Sending his own envoy to Europe The three-week witch tour was just one of many high-stakes damage control businesses before the 20thThe tenth The Chinese Communist Party Congress this fall. Xi’s economy is seriously slowing down, financing for the Belt and Road Initiative has fallen, and his zero-Covid policy … Read more

Choose an unusual movie for Father’s Day

This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that walks you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Subscribe here. Today I wanted to take a break from politics and war and think about fathers, especially fathers – like me – who … 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

Ukraine could be a turning point for the West – Politico

Andrew A. mischta he is Dean of the School of Security and International Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He is a former professor of national security affairs at the United States Naval War College and a former senior fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis.. In its fourth … Read more

Vladimir Solovyov, the official Russian TV reporter, was humiliated by a fed up guest on his own show

Determined to remove support for Ukraine in continuous self-defense against Russian aggressionThe Kremlin issued a series of threats against the West, amplified and echoed by pliant state media. But rather than scare NATO into retreat, this strategy appears to be causing something of a domestic fallout, as large numbers of ordinary Russians fear the notion … Read more

Commentary: On Memorial Day, Commemorating the First Death in Major League Baseball | editorial

Joe Gozzardi Eddie Grant, a Harvard Law School graduate and the third former baseball player to play for the Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Giants, was the first Major League baseball player to be killed in World War I. In all, seven other major players lost their lives in the Great … Read more

Russia takes small cities, aims to expand the battle for eastern Ukraine

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AFP) – As Russia underlined progress in its goal of capturing all of disputed eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin on Saturday tried to shake up European determination to punish his country with sanctions and continue its supply of weapons that support Ukraine’s defense. Russia’s Defense Ministry said Lyman, the second small town to … Read more