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History.com: This Day In History (January 26-1918): Ukraine declares its independence

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By History.com Editors. Soon after the Bolsheviks seized control in immense, troubled Russia in November 1917 and moved towards negotiating peace with the Central Powers, the former Russian state of Ukraine declares its total independence. One of pre-war Russia’s most prosperous areas, the vast, flat Ukraine (the name can…

Scholz gives the green light on tanks – but why did it take so long?

Scholz has long argued that he needed to ensure that Germany and Nato would not become “warring parties” and Germany accused of “going it alone”.

Europe sucked into a war against Russia

Ukraines war against Russia has developed during the previous months such that the contributions made by other countries in defence of Ukraine ended up involving all of Eorpa in this war.

The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 24

By Danny Boyle A report today warns how China can exploit laptops, cars, fridges and more smart devices to spy on the UK. Also this morning, an MP is calling for an inquiry into failings in the case of an Afghan double killer who snuck into Britain posing as a 14-year-old – pictured above, left,Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2023 January 24”

From Chris Evans, the editor of the Telegraph 23 January 2023

Dear Reader, Germany’s Leopard 2 tanks are at the centre of an international row. Kyiv is adamant that these vehicles will give them the upper hand against Russia – but the German government has been hesitant to release them. Associate Editor Dominic Nicholls explains what makes the tanks so sought after. What do you needContinue reading “From Chris Evans, the editor of the Telegraph 23 January 2023”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 January 23

By Danny Boyle As temperatures drop, demand for electricity rises. For the first time, energy customers are set to be paid to cut consumption. Also today, Boris Johnson has entered the Ukraine tanks row, above. National Grid ready to pay customers to switch off Turn off to earn. Households will be paid for reducing theirContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 January 23”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2023 January 20

By Sam Hall Good evening. A counter-terrorism investigation has been launched after a man carrying a gun and a suspect package was arrested inside the grounds of a hospital in Leeds. We also have the latest analysis from Ukraine, as Germany dashed hopes for the quick delivery of tanks by saying a decision on sendingContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2023 January 20”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Wednesday 2023 January 11

By Sam Hall Good evening. As thousands of ambulance workers walked out on strike today, attempts at ending the deadlock were met with a fresh blow. We have the latest on a day of computer chaos, after an IT glitch grounded every US flight and Royal Mail was disrupted by a “cyber incident”. Evening briefing:Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Wednesday 2023 January 11”

Russia not at war with Ukraine claims Kremlin hardliner

A Kremlin hardliner has made the bizarre claim that Russia is “not at war with Ukraine”, adding that Moscow was in fact fighting Britain and the US.

2023 January 10 Beyond Brexit

With Europe faced with the biggest, bloodiest war on the Continent since 1945, the European Union and Nato on Tuesday agreed that it would be easier and safer to rely on the United States for security.