September 2022 coming to an end with severe storms.
September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”
07 September 2022 Does the new broom in Downing Street bring even a hint of rapprochement between Britain and the EU? Will Liz Truss reach out in friendship as Vladimir Putin steps up his energy war on Europe or will the zero-sum approach of the Johnson era also define the new prime minister’s? Truss hasContinue reading “This was Europe in the first half of September (by the Guardian)”
September 05 Zelensky says Ukraine has retaken 2 towns in counteroffensive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Ukraine’s military had recaptured two villages in its counteroffensive against Russia that began last week in the south and east. “Ukrainian flags are returning where they belong by right,” Zelensky said during a meeting of security leaders.Continue reading “The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11”
Following the explosion at the Crimean Bridge, Putin gave the order to have the largest-scale coordinated missile attack against Ukraine since the full-scale invasion began on Feb. 24.
July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”
July 11 Ukrainain soldiers salvaging parts from a Russian armoured vehicle. The British military recently estimated the number of dead Russians at 25,000.Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times Russia seeks recruits for its war in Ukraine Russian forces desperately need new soldiers. Already, the government is using what some analysts call a “stealth mobilization”Continue reading “The New York Times from July 11 – July 17”
July 04 Biden says July 4th is time to unite and celebrate nation’s ‘goodness’ President Biden celebrated the Fourth of July with a White House cookout where he called for Americans to set aside their divisions. “The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country — it’s a time to celebrate the goodnessContinue reading “In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week”
The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times
From the SUNDAY MAGAZINE John Grisham Is Still Battling His Southern Demons “It was such a hard-right-wing, racist society that I grew up in. I’ve come a long way.” June 27 Protesters clashing outside the Supreme Court yesterday.Shuran Huang for The New York Times U.S. abortion fight shifts to new battlegrounds A Supreme Court rulingContinue reading “The New York Times from June 27 – July 3”