August 22 Ukraine is showing off wrecked Russian tanks in Kyiv for this year’s Independence Day celebrations. It’s not the military display President Vladimir Putin had in mind when he launched Russia’s invasion. The war that Russia — and some of Ukraine’s allies — expected to end in days with a victory parade for PutinContinue reading “Bloomberg looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
August 15 By Natasha Frost Writer, Briefings Good morning. We’re covering Salman Rushdie’s recovery and the fallout from the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home in Florida. A news conference held by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the F.B.I. raid.Anna Rose Layden for The New York Times Division in the RepublicanContinue reading “The New York Times briefings for the 3rd week of August 2022”
August 08 US Democrats finally have something to celebrate. President Joe Biden emerged from a prolonged period of isolation due to Covid-19 right as a massive $430 billion climate, energy and tax bill that was critical to his domestic agenda was passed by the Senate yesterday. His party was disciplined in just getting it done, showingContinue reading “2nd week of August 2022 by Bloomberg”
August 01 There was some rare good news out of Ukraine today when a vessel loaded with 26,000 tons of corn left the port of Odesa — the first legal shipment of grain since Russia’s invasion began in late February. It’s a small step but potentially significant for some of the world’s poorest countries asContinue reading “Balance of power in the first week of August 2022”
International penalties imposed after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine mean that many of the luxury resorts of the Mediterranean or Caribbean are taboo for sanctioned individuals, and their assets.