# War in ukraine
Russia Is Said To Be Running Out of Chips For Weapons
Without a functioning supply chain for microcontrollers and semiconductor manufacturing, Russia can no longer produce modern weapons. Russia used up about half of the entire arsenal of weapons in the war of aggression against Ukraine. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal came to this conclusion in an interview with Politico. In addition, he estimates that there are fewer than 50 precise hypersonic weapons. In the production of such weapons, Russia has so far been dependent on Western supplies and technologies.
Spain Makes it Illegal to Set AC Below 80 Degrees
The country of Spain is moving ahead with a new law that will cause politicians to take some heat—literally. The law requires businesses to set their air conditioners to 80 degrees F or higher for the rest of the Summer. It also mandates a maximum heating temperature during the Winter.
Letter from Ukraine: the language of war
The conflict in Ukraine is shaping up to be one of the bloodiest in recent memory. With soldiers on both sides using deadly language, it’s no wonder that the language of war has taken on a life of its own. In this letter, we explore how the language of war shapes our understanding of the conflict and the human cost that it’s exacting. We also look at how the language of war is changing over time and how it’s affecting people on all sides of the conflict. Read on to learn more about how this war is impacting the people who are fighting it, and why the language of war has taken on such a dangerous meaning in today’s world.
The West Must Stop The Proxy War In Russia
Stop war in Ukraine.(Photo by Tong Su on Unsplash) The US turned Russia's invasion of Ukraine into a proxy war against Russia. This started decades before when the US did things like expanding NATO up to Russia's borders and overturning a Ukrainian government that was friendly to Russia. The road to an invasion escalated in 2008 when the US floated NATO membership to Ukraine and Georgia. Russia has been warning us for 14 years to stop provoking them.
Opinion: Ukraine Has Been Outgunned in Donbas: The West's Weapons Are Not Keeping Up
"Despite the heavy influx of weapons from the West, Ukrainian forces are outgunned by the Russians in the battle for the eastern Donbas region, where the fighting is largely being carried out by way of artillery exchanges." —Andrea Rosa and Jamey Keaten.
Support Ukraine Booth at Main Street Festival Furthers Local Relief Efforts
A festival-goer looks at merchandise at the Ukraine boothStacey Doud. The Main Street Festival in Grapevine, TX is an annual affair that features many vendors, a chance to see buildings of historical significance, a carnival, music, and craft beer and wine. This is the 38th year for the Festival, which was held from May 20 until May 22. This year, they had a new vendor booth set up: Support Ukraine.
Russia Rumored To Have Used Chemical Weapons Against Ukrainians in Mariupol
Early reports from drone attacks on Monday suggest that chemical weapons could have been used in the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The reports could not be immediately or independently verified at the time of this publication. However, world leaders in NATO as well as the Biden administration, along with international military analysts have warned there is a potential for chemical weapons use based on Putin's historical endorsement of using sarin in Syria. Russia has also utilized chemical weapons in assassination attempts.
History of Propaganda Pt.2
Wow, what an eye-opener this one-of-a-kind museum is! There are hundreds of posters and different things to look at. The owner has been collecting for over 30 years. There's no charge to get in and they even have a study library to educate yourself on propaganda. DONATIONS APPRECIATED! A must-visit in my mind! From their website: This collection of propaganda has taken over 30 years to compile and represents the political art of more than 25 countries, including N. Korea, Cuba, Nazi Germany, Vietnam, Iran, and the Soviet Union. The objects on display were mostly designed and financed by various governments, dictators, and special interests with specific political goals in mind. The exhibits guide visitors through 7 themes, techniques, and styles of propaganda. We hope you will come away with an awareness of the influence propaganda has on our lives even today.
Russian Chernobyl Invaders Are Dead Men Walking, Reports Suggest
Russian soldiers who invaded the Chernobyl exclusion zone exposed themselves to significant radiation and may now be dead men walking, according to official reports
Russian Chernobyl Invaders Are Dead Men Walking, Reports Suggest
File photo of radiation signPhoto by Vladyslav Cherkasenko on Unsplash. In 1986, a major disaster resulted in an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union) that killed 30 people and dosed the area around the plant with deadly radiation. One area received so much radiation that its trees turned red, leading people to call it the Red Forest.
How the Bay Area is Standing Up For Ukraine
The Bay Area is standing up for Ukraine with support from private individuals, businesses, religious organizations and more
How IT Companies Support Ukraine
The whole world supports the Ukrainian people in the confrontation with Russia. Many influencers, including musicians and Hollywood actors, support Ukrainians in difficult and horrific times of war. IT companies are no exception. The IT community has joined the fight against Russia's aggression in its own way. In this article, you will find out how exactly IT companies support Ukraine during the war.
Would You Pay $7 Per Gallon To Stop Putin?
Would you pay $7 per gallon for gasoline in order to stop Vladimir Putin of Russia from waging an aggressive war? That’s a question that many Americans are either facing now or likely need to face in the near future if the war in Ukraine continues.
How Much Pain Would You Endure to Stop Putin's War?
Russia has nukes, which means that America is very unlikely to engage them directly in war. Instead, we’ve been fighting an economic war instead of one involving bombs and planes.
Help for Missing People in Ukraine
With the tragic events unfolding daily and getting worse in Ukraine, the Missing Persons Center in Los Angeles is now accepting missing person reports from friends and family who may be unreachable in Ukraine said it's President, Law Olmstead today.
How to Buy a Ukraine Flag at Walmart or Make One
This article contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission that supports my writing. Thanks!. With the ongoing War in Ukraine, many people are looking to buy a Ukraine flag. They want to fly one in front of their house or around a local flag pole in order to show their support for the European country.
$5.99 Per Gallon is a Big Tipping Point for Bay Area Fuel
If you bought gas in the bay area in the last few days, you may have noticed an interesting trend. Gas prices have been rising consistently for the last several weeks. Much of this has to do with ongoing supply issues as well as the war in Ukraine. Gas prices were trending towards six dollars or more per gallon. They had already reached this high level and some places in the bay area.
How Will The Russian Oil Ban Impact California?
Looking at ways that the new ban on Russian oil imports will affect the Bay Area, California and the American West Coast
Meditating during stressful world events
With the ongoing war in Ukraine, it feels like world events can be extremely stressful. That can make it hard to find the time and space for meditation. It's more important than ever to find ways to center yourself and connect with your inner peace.
Could Russian Nuclear Weapons Reach the Bay Area?
As the war in Ukraine escalates, Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun to make threats about the use of nuclear weapons. To be clear, it remains incredibly unlikely with these weapons would actually be used. Their use would mark an unprecedented escalation in a conflict that is more likely to stay contained in a region where is taking place.