Latest news on Russia and the Ukraine war

Latest news on Russia and the Ukraine war

Russian ship shoots down drone over Black Sea, Sevastopol chief says Russian warships are seen ahead of the Navy Day parade in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea July 23, 2021. Alexey Pavlishak | Reuters Russia’s fleet shot down a Ukrainian drone over the Black Sea, the Russian-installed governor of Sevastopol, the largest city … Read more

Vladimir Putin Is Preparing to Flee to Venezuela When Russia Implodes, Ex-Aide Abbas Gallyamov Says

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and his cronies already have a plan in place to flee the country once things go sideways, a former aide to the Russian president has claimed. Abbas Gallyamov, a former speechwriter for Putin, made the astonishing claim on Telegram early Wednesday, citing an unnamed source that he said had “insider” information on … Read more

EU gas market to remain ‘precarious’ through next winter

(WO) – Europe is facing high natural gas prices and high uncertainty due to the substantial reduction in Russian imports, and this winter is only the beginning, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, energy security is top of mind for most … Read more

Ukraine war: Belarus attack fears, Ukrainians ‘colossal’ torment and deadly Russian army truck crash

1. Belarus moves military equipment near Ukraine, prompting fears Belarus announced plans to move military equipment and forces on Wednesday and Thursday in what it said was a “counter-terrorism exercise”. “During this period, it is planned to move military equipment and personnel of the national security forces,” the country’s Security Council states, according to the … Read more

Energy partnership between US, Britain aims to ramp up LNG supplies

Rishi Sunak and Joe Biden photographed on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Indonesia on Nov. 16, 2022. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The UK and US are forming a new energy partnership focused on boosting energy security and reducing prices. In a statement Wednesday, the UK government said the … Read more

Latest news on Russia and war in Ukraine

Russia beefing up defenses in Belgorod needlessly, UK says The UK’s Ministry of Defense said Russia’s decision to extend defensive positions along its international border with Ukraine, and deep inside the border region of Belgorod, reflects a misplaced belief that Ukraine could try to invade Russia. A view of damaged structures in Belgorod in Russia … Read more

Poll finds Republican support for US aiding Ukraine’s war effort against Russia is declining

Washington CNN — Americans still strongly back the US providing aid for Ukraine’s fight against Russia, but there has been a decline in support amongst Republicans as some prominent GOP politicians and media figures express opposition to the US providing additional support to Kyiv, a new poll has found. The poll from the Chicago Council … Read more

University of Idaho killings: Idaho police to return slain university students’ belongings to families

CNN — Moscow police on Wednesday will begin returning to their families some personal belongings of the four University of Idaho students found slain last month, the department said. “It’s time for us to give those things back that really mean something to those families and hopefully to help with some of their healing,” Chief … Read more

IEA: The world will gain enough renewable energy in 5 years to power China

London CNN Business — Global renewable power capacity is set to grow as much in the next five years as it has over the past two decades, as soaring energy prices and the climate crisis force governments to ditch fossil fuels. In a report published Tuesday, the International Energy Agency forecasts a sharp acceleration in … Read more