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This was Europe in the first half of September (by the Guardian)

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)”

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”

The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11

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”

Pseudo-referendum, Kerch bridge in Crimea and Ukraine claiming to retrieve what it owns

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.

The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11

September 05 By Danny Boyle After seven weeks, the Tory leadership contest comes to a close today – and Liz Truss is widely expected to win the race. We look at what she will do if she becomes Britain’s new prime minister. Truss could freeze bills to avoid energy ‘Armageddon’ By lunchtime, we will knowContinue reading “The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11”

New York Times view for 2022 August 29 – September 04

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”

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 Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

The Telegraph for the 5th week of August 2022

August 29 Boris Johnson will this week say Britain must not give up on investing in green energy in favour of short-term fixes for the cost-of-living crisis. We will be back in your inbox this evening too. Net zero | Boris Johnson set to say don’t give up on green energy Jane Shilling | Don’tContinue reading “The Telegraph for the 5th week of August 2022”