Russia fires more missiles, claims Kyiv hit its air bases

Russia fires more missiles, claims Kyiv hit its air bases

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow unleashed another massive missile barrage in Ukraine on Monday, striking homes and buildings and killing civilians, hours after the Kremlin claimed Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation of the nine-month war because it hit an airfield housing … Read more

Oil tankers en route to Russia as price cap on exports starts

Oil tankers en route to Russia as price cap on exports starts

Two tankers were heading to Russia on Monday expecting to be filled with Russian crude as a price cap on its oil exports from a coalition of Western countries went into affect. On Friday, the European Union agreed to cap Russian seaborne oil prices at $60 a barrel, aiming to limit Moscow’s revenues and curb … Read more

Russian Propagandists Make Desperate Pleas Over Ukraine War Failures on State TV

Russian Propagandists Make Desperate Pleas Over Ukraine War Failures on State TV

Russia’s ill-conceived invasion of Ukraine has so far failed to yield the goals set out by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and his top propagandists are struggling to hide their growing sense of panic. On Monday, head of RT Margarita Simonyan appeared on The Evening With Vladimir Solovyov and admitted that the Kremlin’s collaborationist elite has … Read more

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: It’s time for Harry to give up his royal titles

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: It’s time for Harry to give up his royal titles

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: It’s time for Harry to give up his royal titles By Daily Mail Comment Published: 00:32 GMT, 3 December 2022 | Updated: 07:33 GMT, 3 December 2022 It’s time for Harry to give up his royal titles As this tumultuous year edges towards a close, there can be no doubting the severe … Read more

Booby-Traps and Destruction in Kherson, Ukraine After Russian Army’s

Booby-Traps and Destruction in Kherson, Ukraine After Russian Army’s

KHERSON REGION, Ukraine—The sight of fresh planks of wood on the roof of a destroyed house was like a small ray of sunshine sticking out amongst the wreckage of the village of Myrne. “At the very start of the war, one [Ukrainian] soldier made a stupid TikTok video on the streets outside our house,” Tatiana, … Read more

G-7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

G-7 joins EU on -per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union on Friday in adopting a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to prevent price spikes and starve President Vladimir Putin of funding for his war in Ukraine. Europe … Read more

Russia rejects pullout from Ukraine as condition for talks

Russia rejects pullout from Ukraine as condition for talks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said Friday that Western demands it should pull out completely from Ukraine as part of any future talks to end the war effectively rule out any such negotiations, as Russian strikes continued and a Ukrainian official set his country’s battle losses at up to 13,000 troops. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov … Read more

Putin fell down stairs, soiled himself amid health woes: report

Putin fell down stairs, soiled himself amid health woes: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin fell down the stairs and soiled himself this week amid mounting speculation that his health is declining, an anti-Kremlin Telegram channel with apparent links to his security team reported. Putin, 70, suffered the unfortunate fall at his Moscow official residence on Wednesday evening, according to the Telegram channel “General SVR,” which … Read more

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin says Europe ‘too dependent’ on technologies, energy from authoritarian states

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin says Europe ‘too dependent’ on technologies, energy from authoritarian states

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has used a speech in Sydney to warn that democracies must build “common lifelines” to wean themselves off critical technologies and energy from authoritarian states like Russia and China. Key points: Sanna Marin has been a vocal critic of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, rallying Western countries to enact sanctions Ms … Read more

EU edges closer to $60-per-barrel Russian oil price cap

G-7 joins EU on -per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union was edging closer to setting a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil — a highly anticipated and complex political and economic maneuver designed to keep Russia’s supplies flowing into global markets while clamping down on President Vladimir Putin’s ability to fund his war in Ukraine. EU nations sought to … Read more