Russia Claims Gains in Battle for Bakhmut – The Wall Street Journal

Russia Claims Gains in Battle for BakhmutThe Wall Street Journal Battle Intensifies For The Ukrainian City Of Vulhedar | Russia Vs Ukraine War Update | News18 LIVECNN-News18 Russia’s war in Ukraine: Live updatesCNN War in Ukraine | Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russia planning 24 February offensive | Latest | WIONWION View Full Coverage on Google News

Vikings brought their animals with them to Britain over 1,000 years ago

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — When the Vikings crossed the North Sea to reach Britain in the ninth century AD, they brought their dogs and horses with them, according to new research. Archaeologists uncovered what they believe to … Read more

Brazilian Navy says it will sink ‘ghost’ aircraft carrier at high seas

Brazil Reuters — A decommissioned aircraft carrier from the 1960s that has been floating offshore for three months since Turkey refused its entry to be scrapped there will be sunk in the Atlantic Ocean in waters under Brazil’s jurisdiction, the Brazilian Navy said on Wednesday. The 32,000-ton Sao Paulo carrier had been towed by a … Read more

Ukraine’s anti-corruption searches reveal luxury watches, cars and thousands of dollars in cash

CNN — Ukrainian authorities have conducted a series of anti-corruption raids across the country, uncovering stashes of cash as well as luxury watches and cars. Among those caught up in the investigations is the acting head of the Kyiv tax authority, who was allegedly part of a scheme to overlook 45 billion Ukrainian hryvnia ($1.2 … Read more

Ukraine Braces for Major Russian Offensive

Russia is preparing to launch a major new offensive against Ukraine in the coming weeks, a top Ukrainian security official said, adding to mounting concerns in Kyiv and the West that the Kremlin is preparing a renewed push to seize large areas of the country. “Russia is preparing for maximum escalation,” he said Oleksiy Danilov, … Read more

Fighting Wagner is like a ‘zombie movie’ says Ukrainian soldier

Near Bakhmut, Ukraine CNN — Southwest of the city of Bakhmut, Ukrainian soldiers Andriy and Borisych live in a candle-lit bunker cut into the frozen earth. For several weeks they have been confronting hundreds of fighters belonging to the Russian private military contractor Wagner throwing themselves against Ukrainian defenses. Disguised in a balaclava, Andriy recounts … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Manhunt police standoff is done, reportedly Benjamin Foster dead – KDRV

BREAKING NEWS: Manhunt police standoff is done, reportedly Benjamin Foster deadKDRV Manhunt underway for Oregon man accused of torturing woman: PoliceYahoo! Voices Standoff with suspect in Oregon torture case ‘resolved’The Seattle Times BREAKING: Grants Pass attempted murder suspect in custody after standoffKTVL Oregon police narrow search for man suspected of kidnapping, torturing womanNBC News View … Read more

Watch: Ukrainian soldier recalls being attacked by Russia’s Wagner Group

‘They didn’t stop coming’: Ukrainian soldier recalls being attacked by Russia’s Wagner Group The US says Russia is breaking the terms of a key nuclear arms control treaty. Meanwhile, Ukrainian soldiers say they are fighting waves of fighters from the notorious Wagner Group every day. CNN’s Fred Pleitgen reports.

US Pushes for Military Sites in Philippines to Counter China – The Wall Street Journal

US Pushes for Military Sites in the Philippines to Counter ChinaThe Wall Street Journal US military poised to secure new access to key Philippine basesThe Washington Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial to the eastern battle

Near Kreminna, Ukraine CNN — The pine forests near the city of Kreminna have become one of the hottest combat zones in the war in eastern Ukraine. Almost every weapon seems to be at work here, artillery, howitzers, tanks and mortars. But perhaps the most important is the smallest: The reconnaissance drone. Ukrainian and Russian … Read more