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News for the weekend of 2023 January 14-15

Dear Some View on the World reader, Catch up on the stories that matter to you with our carefully selected articles, below. Five unmissable stories Prince Harry exclusive interview: ‘This is not about trying to collapse the monarchy, this is about trying to save them from themselves’. Prince Harry exclusive: ‘There’s enough for another bookContinue reading “News for the weekend of 2023 January 14-15”

2023 Wednesday morning briefing January 04

January 4, 2023 By Natasha Frost Writer, Briefings Good morning. We’re covering the high price for Ukraine of responding to Russia’s drone attacks, and a provocative visit by a new Israeli minister. Ukraine has begun using searchlights to spot drones. Gleb Garanich/Reuters The costs of Ukraine’s defense Over the New Year’s weekend, Russia sent aboutContinue reading “2023 Wednesday morning briefing January 04”

Ukraine attacks Russian air base

Engels air base, about 300 miles from the Ukrainian border.Maxar Technologies, via Reuters Ukraine attacks Russian air base Ukraine launched a drone attack on the Engels air base deep within Russian territory, killing three troops, the Kremlin said yesterday, as Kyiv’s forces demonstrated that they were increasingly prepared to take the fight to Russia. Engels,Continue reading “Ukraine attacks Russian air base”

Caution that Russians do not lay traps

It would be nice if one had the words of the Kremlin but it can be a very dangerous trap.

New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04

By Amelia Nierenberg Writer, Briefings August 29 We’re covering artillery strikes near a nuclear plant in Ukraine and a political scandal in Finland. Shelling around the Zaporizhzhia power plant has raised fears of a catastrophic nuclear accident.David Guttenfelder for The New York Times Attacks near Ukraine nuclear plant intensify Russian artillery strikes continued near theContinue reading “New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

2022 end of July Bloomberg selection

July 25 The contest to succeed Boris Johnson moves up a gear today with the first head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. It’s unlikely to be pretty. Key reading: Truss Promises Low-Tax UK Investment Zones in Pitch to Tory Base The Pound’s Woes Run Deep,Continue reading “2022 end of July Bloomberg selection”

The Telegraph’s Weekly view 2022 May 14-20

A selection of articles to read, from The Telegraph’s Weekly view 2022 May 14-20

The Telegraph’s Weekly view 2022 April 30 – May 6

From scandal in the House of Commons to the continuing invasion of Ukraine, it’s been another eventful week in the news. Catch up on the latest world events with these hand-picked stories. ‘Putin has now made his fourth calamitous error.’ Jeremy Warner explains how the Kremlin miscalculated Europe’s reaction to its oil and gas blackmailContinue reading “The Telegraph’s Weekly view 2022 April 30 – May 6”

The Guardian’s view on Ukraine for the second half of April 2022

Overview of events in and around Ukraine for the second half of April 2022

The First Great Information War 

Originally posted on Dying to Live :
Life – Terror. Ecstasy. Fight. Denial. Flight. Failure. PAIN. Forgiveness. Reconciliation. Hope. Love. Peace – Death. Social media turn on Putin, the past master, disinformation and fake accounts were used against the west for years – now the Kremlin is under attack. One of the wildest aspects of the…