Putin admits that Russia’s war in Ukraine could be long

The threat of nuclear weapons escalated, but “we didn’t go crazy” – Putin Report: Russia fired more than 1,000 times at Ukraine’s power grid 10 killed in Russian bombing of eastern Ukraine – Zelinsky LONDON/Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged his military may fight in Ukraine for a long time, but said … Read more

Ukraine seems to be showing its ability to strike deep into Russia

It was reported that a third Russian airport was hit by a drone strike Ukrainian Zelensky meets troops near the Eastern Front Oil price ceiling gives G7 leverage over Russia – US official US lawmakers approve an additional $800 million to defend Ukraine (Reuters) – A third Russian air base was set ablaze by a … Read more

The G7 begins to put pressure on Russia over Ukraine by capping oil prices

Russia says it will not export oil subject to the cap Zelensky says the price cap will do little to deter Russia Ukrainian regions resort to scheduled power outages Ukrainian forces occupy positions along the Zelensky front line Russia says the forces are carrying out successful operations in Bakhmut Kyiv (Reuters) – A cap on … Read more

Ukraine remembers the Stalin-era famine as war rages on in Russia

Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Saturday of reviving Joseph Stalin’s “genocidal” methods, as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in the winter of 1932-33. Holodomor Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to fend off invading Russian forces and deal with power outages caused by air strikes that Kyiv … Read more

Don’t cancel Amy Coney Barrett’s book

Stephen L Carter Kudos to Penguin Random House for sticking to its plan to publish a book by Judge Amy Coney Barrett despite a petition from hundreds of people who work at the publication arguing that the company should cancel the volume due to the author’s vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Some of the … Read more

A grim winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore energy and water after Russia’s withdrawal

The main infrastructure in Kherson was mined by the Russian ruler The humanitarian situation in Kherson is “extremely difficult” – official The authorities are working to restore vital services Joy mixes with concerns about water and energy for Kherson residents Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Public utilities companies … Read more