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”
August 29 After China’s military drills following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, the ball was back in US President Joe Biden’s court to respond. His military generals did so by sending two guided-missile cruisers through the Taiwan Strait yesterday, in what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine” trip. In many ways,Continue reading “Bloomberg’s view for 2022 August 29 – September 04”
August 29 Revealed / ‘Disturbing’ race divide in cancer patients’ wait times in England Exclusive: analysis of 126,000 cases over a decade shows black and Asian people face longer delays A damning review of the world’s largest primary care database by the University of Exeter and the Guardian discovered minority ethnic patients wait longerContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 August 29 – September 04”
August 22 Care homes / Staffing crisis leaves many English care home residents’ basic needs unmet Vulnerable people left alone in rooms for 24 hours a day and denied showers for a week as vacancies rise to 165,000 Thousands of vulnerable people are suffering inadequate care as severe staffing shortages in previously good care homesContinue reading “The Guardian looking at the 4th week of August 2022”
Putin was so afraid that Ukraine would join the European Union and the Nato pact, which was not going to happen so soon, but now he precipitated it by his invasion.