The Russian Army is Splintering
Armed Russian factions are cannibalizing themselves. In Helsinki last Friday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken icily dismissed calls for a ceasefire in Ukraine, and flayed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a devastating “strategic failure,” while reiterating Washington’s ironclad support ahead of Kyiv’s bubbling counteroffensive, which appears to be in its initial stages. It was as if Blinken was attempting to erase the shame of the last American president in Helsinki, when Donald Trump sided with Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence agencies, and revealed his cowering subservience to Moscow before the entire world.
Russia Destroys Kakhovka Dam, Leaving Ukrainian Villages Submerged and Thousands Homeless
This post includes content assisted by AI. The serene quiet of southern Ukraine was shattered as the Kakhovka dam near Kherson suffered extensive damage following multiple explosions. The ensuing flood is predicted to displace tens of thousands of Ukrainians as the floodwaters claim homes, roads, and fields. This catastrophic event was foretold with eerie precision in the warnings issued by Ukrainian authorities: the failure of the dam could unleash a deluge of 18 million cubic meters of water, inundating dozens of settlements, including the city of Kherson, and impacting hundreds of thousands of lives.
Ukraine war: Kyiv says troops advance on eastern front
According to Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Maliar, Bakhmut has become the "epicenter of hostilities" as Ukrainian forces approach it. She remained silent when asked if the long-awaited counteroffensive had started.
Top Republican Reveals $1.3 Billion of US Taxpayer Money Wasted on Unnecessary Projects in Russia and China
This post includes content assisted by AI. Over the past five years, an astonishing $1.3 billion U.S. taxpayer dollars were allocated to questionable projects in China and Russia, according to a report compiled by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, in collaboration with nonprofit transparency group Open the Books. The revelations have sparked legislative calls for greater transparency and accountability regarding international spending of taxpayer money.
Russian Banks Offer Crypto Payments
Rosbank, one of the major banks in Russia, has introduced a groundbreaking solution that allows its clients to utilize cryptocurrencies for international settlements. This offering, developed in collaboration with a Russian fintech firm, primarily caters to the requirements of businesses engaged in transactions with foreign partners.
Despite Russia's declared triumph, Ukraine maintains pressure in Bakhmut
In a tense situation near the city of Bakhmut, Ukrainian battalion commander Oleg Shiryaev used drone footage to alert his troops in the nearby trenches of an incoming advance by Russian forces. The imagery showed the enemy troops moving across a field towards a cluster of trees, prompting Shiryaev to issue a warning to his men. The situation remains ongoing and tense.
Russia continues war with Ukraine
During the Lennart Meri Conference held in Tallinn, Estonia earlier this month, Military Times' Senior Managing Editor Kimberly Dozier conducted an interview with David Cattler, NATO's assistant secretary general for intelligence and security. Former naval surface warfare officer, Cattler, has a notable history of patrolling the Pacific and participating in Operation Southern Watch. The operation was aimed at protecting U.S. Iraqi Shiite allies in the southern region of Iraq from harm by the country's dictator, Saddam Hussein.
Why People Thought I Switched Sides: Biden’s Ex-Senate Aide who accused him of Assault Explains Russia Defect In a Video
According to her in a Video interview, Joe Biden accuser Tara Reade is seeking to defect to Russia – saying on a Kremlin-backed program that she has fears for her own safety in the U.S.
The military gear shipped to Ukraine from Kuwait was not in fighting condition
According to the Pentagon's inspector general, the equipment that was taken from the U.S. Army's pre-positioned stock in Kuwait and sent to Ukraine was not prepared for combat operations.
Russia to Use Crypto Exchanges For International Transactions
Russia has been making strategies for cryptocurrencies in the country for a long time now. Anton Siluanov, Russia’s Minister of Finances, talked about a new payment system earlier in April. According to him, this new payment system will include cryptocurrencies.
News Today May 29, 2023 Russia, Ukraine, Nuclear Weapons
Belarus and Russia are aligned in their goals for gaining territory within Eastern Europe. Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe Its borders are Ukraine to the south and Russia to the east and northeast, Poland to the west, and Lituania and Latvia to the northwest. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko now promises that nations who are willing “to join the Union State of Russia and Belarus” will be given nuclear weapons.
Russia issues arrest warrant for Lindsey Graham over Ukraine Comments
In a stunning turn of events, Russia issued an arrest warrant for Lindsey, a prominent figure known for her critical views on the Russian government. This bold move has further strained diplomatic relations between Russia and the international community. This article delves into the background of the arrest warrant, its potential implications, and the wider context of the ongoing tensions between Russia and its critics.
Kyiv Faces Largest Drone Attack Amid Escalating Russia-Ukraine Conflict
This post includes content assisted by AI. Kyiv, Ukraine, experienced the largest drone attack since the start of Russia's war, resulting in at least one person killed and more than 40 drones shot down. The attack, which lasted over five hours, was launched by Russia using Iranian-made Shahed drones. A 41-year-old man was killed and a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized due to debris falling on a nonresidential building and starting a fire. Ukraine's air force reported a record-breaking number of Shahed drone attacks across the country that night, with 52 out of 54 drones being shot down by air defense systems.
Escalating Tensions in Kosovo: Russia Blames the US and EU
In the midst of growing tensions in the Balkans, Russia has placed blame on Kosovo, the United States (US), and the European Union (EU) for the deteriorating situation. Russia expressed deep concern as clashes erupted between Kosovo police and protesters opposing an ethnic Albanian mayor. On Friday, May 26, 2023, the US and its allies reprimanded Kosovo, with Washington stating that the use of force to install a mayor in the Serbian ethnic region undermines efforts to improve strained relations with neighboring Serbia.
Bill Gates Alleged Russian Lover Linked to Kremlin Spy Anna Chapman
Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, was recently linked to infamous spy, Anna Chapman, through his former lover Mila Antonova. Mila Antanova was a bridge player who faced off with Gates in 2009 after they'd played each other in a match. Gates is famously a fan of playing bridge. Gates was married at the time to ex-wife Melinda French Gates.
The capital of Ukraine was the target of Russia's "largest drone attack."
According to local officials, Ukraine's capital recently experienced the biggest drone attack since the beginning of Russia's war. The attack occurred as Kyiv was getting ready to celebrate the anniversary of its founding on Sunday. One person has been reported dead.
Oleksiy Danilov interview: Ukraine counter-offensive 'ready to begin'
One of the nation's top security officials told the BBC that Ukraine is prepared to begin its long-anticipated counteroffensive against Russian forces. Oleksiy Danilov refused to give a specific time but stated that a military operation to recover land from President Vladimir Putin's invading forces might start "today, the day after tomorrow, or in a week."
Invasion Setbacks Spark Fear: Wagner Chief Raises Alarm of Potential Russian Revolt
Russia's war effort in Ukraine is facing serious challenges, and the chief of the private military group Wagner warns that it could spark a new revolution in Russia. This critical assessment reveals concerns about Moscow's military readiness and highlights potential divisions within President Vladimir Putin's military leadership.
Ukraine Fires Back: Putin's Map Error Exposes Lack of Historical Understanding
Disclaimer: This article was written for educational and informational purpose only. It was written using AI tools. Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent claim that a centuries-old map proves Ukraine is not a legitimate country has been debunked. The map in question, created by French cartographer Hubert Jaillot in the 17th century, clearly labels the region near Kyiv as "Ukraine." Putin's assertion, aimed at justifying Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, overlooks the evidence presented on the map itself.