Balance of power in the first week of August 2022

August 01 There was some rare good news out of Ukraine today when a vessel loaded with 26,000 tons of corn left the port of Odesa — the first legal shipment of grain since Russia’s invasion began in late February. It’s a small step but potentially significant for some of the world’s poorest countries asContinue reading “Balance of power in the first week of August 2022”

The Telegraph looking at the 5th week of June

The last week of June looked at by the Telegraph.

The New York Times from June 27 – July 3

From the SUNDAY MAGAZINE John Grisham Is Still Battling His Southern Demons “It was such a hard-right-wing, racist society that I grew up in. I’ve come a long way.” June 27 Protesters clashing outside the Supreme Court yesterday.Shuran Huang for The New York Times U.S. abortion fight shifts to new battlegrounds A Supreme Court rulingContinue reading “The New York Times from June 27 – July 3”

The New-York Times looking at June 16 – June 26

Ten days in the spotlight: Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Israel, France, Great Britain, a.o. countries.

The Guardian’s view on the world 2nd week of June

From wheat esports to food crises and price rises, from poor to super-rich people.

Grain shortages affect international markets

Ukraine is the granary of Europe and a limitation of harvest possibilities can already be felt in Europe and even worse in Africa where this war can also cause famine.

Ukraine from 2022 March 16-20

March 16 The leaders of three EU countries met with Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on March 15 in a show of solidarity as Russian shelling continued on residential neighbourhoods in the capital. Ukraine extends martial law for another month. The Verkhovna Rada has prolonged martial law until April 25, from the initial proposed end dateContinue reading “Ukraine from 2022 March 16-20”

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