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Ukrainian flags fly over Kherson again

Some might think that when the Russian troops left Kherson that could be the beginning of the end of war. But Russia lets them feel it shall not stop until Ukraine is all theirs.

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.

Danny Boyle presenting his selection for 2022 November 11

By Danny Boyle Ahead of next week’s G20 summit, Volodymyr Zelensky is being advised to drop his refusal to talk to Russia – as he and Rishi Sunak, above, discussed how to confront Russian officials. Sunak and Zelensky discuss how to confront Russia As world leaders prepare for a showdown with Vladimir Putin at nextContinue reading “Danny Boyle presenting his selection for 2022 November 11”

The Frontpage for 2022/11/04

The word of the year may well be permacrisis, but every day we can encounter similar phenomena as in the past, like war, disease, financial disaster and many other problems, so also in November 2022.

a Victory drink left behind unexpectedly

What was supposed to be drunk as a victory drink was left behind unexpectedly.

The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25

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”

Sixth commandment of Biblical law illegal in Russia

The words “Thou shalt not kill” discredit the Russian army’s special operation in Ukraine. That is what a court in Moscow ruled.

The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18

September 12 Russian forces target Ukraine power stations while retreating Retreating Russian forces attacked Ukrainian power stations and other infrastructure as they fled from Kharkiv province in the face of a Ukrainian counterattack to reclaim territory seized by Russia early in its invasion. Russia’s precision strikes caused a fire at a large power station outsideContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18”

Bloomberg’s 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”

The New York Times briefings for the 3rd 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”