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Putin needing weapons from Xi

Putin needs weapons from Xi, but diplomatic support against the ICC arrest warrant may be more palatable By Dominic Nicholls ASSOCIATE EDITOR (DEFENCE) Ooh, for a peek at the items on the agenda for today’s meeting between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Weapons? Possibly. What Putin really needs are armoured vehicles and the technology toContinue reading “Putin needing weapons from Xi”

The Telegraph Frontpage of Thursday 2023 March 09

By Matthew Robinson The Telegraph’s exclusive investigation, The Lockdown Files, exposes that Matt Hancock was advised to steer clear of Wuhan lab leak comments in his Covid memoirs by the Cabinet Office. And we reveal that Boris Johnson privately warned Dominic Raab about his conduct. By Sam Hall Good evening. The Government has announced thatContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage of Thursday 2023 March 09”

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 377 of the invasion

At a glance Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 377 of the invasion Volodymyr Zelenskiy commits to defending Bakhmut and pays tribute to executed soldier Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that the seizure of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine would allow Moscow’s forces to mount further offensive operations.   Russian forces carriedContinue reading “Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 377 of the invasion”

How weapons have defined the war

Mr Zelensky said “victory is inevitable” if all of Ukraine’s partners “do their homework”.

The war in Ukraine enters into its second year tomorrow

By Chris Evans, EDITOR Dear Reader, The war in Ukraine enters into its second year tomorrow and Vladimir Putin‘s determination to fight on appears undiminished. But what next for the defiant Russian leader – and for the rest of the world? The Telegraph’s expert reporting team has taken stock of the war’s impact and theContinue reading “The war in Ukraine enters into its second year tomorrow”

Around Unkraine 2023 January 30 – February 5

The first week of February 2023 brought spying back into the topic of the week.

Timeline of the Syrian Civil War

Originally posted on The Wired Wayfarer:
The Syrian Civil War is a complex and ongoing conflict that began in March 2011. The following is a brief timeline of some of the key events that have occurred during the war: March 2011: Protests against the government of President Bashar al-Assad begin in the southern city of…

The forgotten Syria

With the war in Ukraine, it looks like the press has no attention any more to another country, located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Asia, where Russia also provided a lot of atrocities. Syria has become oblivious. In 1970 Syria came under the authoritarian rule of Alawite Pres. Hafez al-Assad,Continue reading “The forgotten Syria”