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Intelligence agency calls for a 'heightened state of vigilance' against Russian-aligned hacks - The agency that oversees cybersecurity for the federal government is urging a "heightened state of vigilance" against potential cyber attacks from Russia-aligned hackers, following news Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks. Politics - | 6 hours ago - |

The agency that oversees cybersecurity for the federal government is urging a "heightened state of vigilance" against potential cyber attacks from Russia-aligned hackers, following news Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks.

CBC News - Politics - 27 minutes ago

Russia, Belarus invited to Asian Games despite fierce objections from Ukraine - Sports - Olympics - | 11 hours ago - |

Russia's path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine.

CBC News - World - 54 minutes ago

Japan tightens Russia sanctions, expands export ban list

Tokyo’s latest sanctions come after Russia launched missile attacks across Ukraine that killed at least 11 people.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 45 minutes ago

Explained: How Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy's corruption purge could affect the war against Russia

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's purge of senior national and regional government officials is intended to reassure both the Ukrainian public and the country's western allies that the fight against corruption remains a top priority, despite the country's ongoing conflict with Russia

First Post - Top Stories - 46 minutes ago

Russia warns West 'directly involved' in Ukraine war after tank deal – live

It comes as Berlin confirms its Leopard 2 tanks could arrive in Ukraine before the end of March

Independent UK - Politics - 10 hours ago

Ukraine faces logistics hurdles ahead of tank deliveries

The broader package of tanks pieced together this week by the United States and other European nations includes a hodgepodge of tank models, each with different delivery times and unique logistical hurdles. Military experts are unsure if they will have a decisive effect on the battlefield — and Ukrainian forces still need to be trained on how to use them.

Stars and Stripes - World - 1 hour ago

Ukraine faces deadly Russian missile onslaught after securing tanks from allies -- Yesterday

Moscow has reacted with fury to Western nations’ pledges to send tanks to push back Russia’s invasion

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 hour ago

Politics Briefing: Canada will send four of its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine -- Yesterday

Defense Minister Anita Anand said the tanks are combat ready and will be deployed in coming weeks

The Globe and Mail - Politics - 1 hour ago

Video - CNN - Retired lt. general on what will happen after Ukraine gets tanks

The United States and Germany announced they are sending Abrams and Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. CNN's John King speaks with Retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling on when the tanks will be ready for use.

CNN - World - 2 hours ago

Canada to send 4 combat-ready Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine in the coming weeks -- Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks and Canadian Armed Forces trainers to teach Ukrainian soldiers how to operate the vehicles, Defence Minister Anita Anand announced Thursday. -- |

Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks and Canadian Armed Forces trainers to teach Ukrainian soldiers how to operate the vehicles, Defence Minister Anita Anand announced Thursday.

CBC News - Politics - 4 hours ago

Ukraine Urges Australian Open To Ban Djokovic's Father Over Pro-Putin Video

Ukraine's ambassador to Australia on Friday urged tennis officials to ban Novak Djokovic's father from the Australian Open after he was filmed posing with fans brandishing Russian flags.

NDTV - World - 3 hours ago

New barrage of Russian strikes in Ukraine kills at least 11

Russia fired more missiles and self-exploding drones at nearly a dozen Ukrainian provinces early Thursday, causing the first war-related death in Kyiv this year and killing at least 11 people overall, according to Ukrainian authorities.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Ukraine urges Australian Open to ban Djokovic's father

SYDNEY: Ukraine's ambassador to Australia on Friday (Jan 27) urged tennis officials to ban Novak Djokovic's father from the Australian Open after he was filmed posing with fans brandishing Russi

Channel NewsAsia - World - 3 hours ago

Russian airstrikes kill at least 11 in Ukraine following U.S. tank announcement

Hours after the U.S. and European allies announced they’ll send tanks to Ukraine, Russia unleashed airstrikes targeting Ukraine’s power grid. NBC News’ Raf Sanchez has more details on the retaliation.

NBC News - World - 4 hours ago

Russia outlaws top independent news site in latest crackdown

An independent news website that has been critical of Russia’s military action in Ukraine was declared “undesirable” by the government Thursday, effectively outlawing its operation within the country as part of the Kremlin’s latest crackdown on dissent.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Trump blasts Biden over tanks for Ukraine and calls for end to 'crazy war' to repel Russian invasion - January 26, 2023

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) echoed Trump’s remarks, calling aid to Ukraine a “corrupt slush fund,” without elaborating.

New York Daily News - Politics - 4 hours ago

UK journalist Benjamin Hall makes first TV appearance after Ukraine attack

The Fox News reporter said he felt ‘more confident than ever’ and urged others to ‘never give up’.

Evening Standard - Entertainment - 4 hours ago

Russian Missiles Kill 11 In Ukraine A Day After US, Germany Tank Pledge

A blistering wave of Russian strikes targeting Ukraine's energy infrastructure killed 11 people on Thursday, a day after Germany and the United States pledged heavy tanks for Kyiv.

NDTV - World - 5 hours ago

Russia accuses U.S. of 'escalating' conflict with tank deal for Ukraine

Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. on Thursday accused the Biden administration of trying to inflict “strategic defeat” on Russia with the decision to provide Ukraine with a battalion’s worth of its top-

Washington Times - World - 5 hours ago

US to buy new Abrams tanks for Ukraine because military has no spares, Pentagon says

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recommended to President Joe Biden to obtain the tanks through the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative — a funding program that procures military equipment from industry rather than from existing Defense Department stocks.

Stars and Stripes - US News - 5 hours ago

U.S. and Germany will send battle tanks to Ukraine

Germany and the U.S. will send tanks to Ukraine in an effort to help Kyiv break battlefield stalemates as the war with Russia enters its 12th month.

Los Angeles Times - US News - 5 hours ago

Zelensky hints at 'asymmetrical responses' to Russia's attacks

Ukraine is planning “asymmetrical responses” to Russia's persistent bombardment of civilian energy infrastructure, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Washington Examiner - World - 5 hours ago

Ukraine will 'consider Olympics boycott' if Russians involved

The IOC says the “vast majority” of Olympic stakeholders support the creation of a pathway for Russian athletes to return as neutrals

Independent UK - Sports - 6 hours ago

British Challenger II tanks to reach Ukraine in time for Russian spring offensive

Defence minister says the vehicles should arrive 'at the end of March', joining German-made Leopards being sent within weeks

Telegraph UK - World - 6 hours ago

Why the US Flipped on Sending Tanks to Ukraine

For months, U.S. officials balked at sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, insisting they were too complicated and too hard to maintain and repair.

Military.com - US News - 13 hours ago

Canada Says It Will Send 4 Leopard 2 Tanks To Ukraine

Canada will send four Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Thursday, after Germany this week allowed other countries to re-export the German-built tank.

NDTV - World - 6 hours ago

Ukraine War Updates: Explosions Heard Daily Near Zaporizhizhia Nuclear Plant

Russia launches new attacks on Ukraine as western allies agree to send tanks to Kyiv. Follow for the latest.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Olympic Federation of Ireland to consult on move to reinstate Russia ahead of Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is intent on reopening the door ahead of the Paris Games next summer

Irish Times - Sports - 6 hours ago

What you need to know about Canada's tank donation to Ukraine

Defence Minister Anita Anand says Canada is sending four of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Here is what you need to know.

CTV News - Politics - 6 hours ago

Kissinger's outdated remedy for the Ukraine war

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's 'simple' proposal for peace in Ukraine rekindles a debate: Should Russia remain part of the...

Daily Sabah - Opinion - 6 hours ago

France denies the West is at war with Russia

After German FM’s comments about Europe being at “war against Russia,” France argued that’s not what sending tanks to Ukraine actually means

Russia Today - World - 6 hours ago

Video shows Russian tank rip apart trees with gunfire in Ukraine firefight

The vehicles are designed to engage three targets at once.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

'Be ready': UN refugee chief warns more will flee Ukraine fighting

KYIV: With Russian forces pushing in eastern Ukraine, the UN's Refugee Agency chief told AFP on Thursday (Jan 26) that Kyiv and European governments should prepare for a possible wave of people fleeing the fighting. And he said that, despite repeated offers of assistance, Russia was still only granting the

Channel NewsAsia - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Abrams, Leopards, Challengers: Which tank will arrive in Ukraine first?

The tanks are on their way to Ukraine's military forces, but the timelines vary for their delivery.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 8 hours ago

Zelenskyy defiant as Russia unleashes massive missile strike; U.S. sanctions Russian mercenary group

After the U.S. and Germany's historic decision to supply battle tanks to Ukraine, talk has already turned to the possible supply of other firepower.

CNBC - Politics - 8 hours ago

IOC Clears Path for Russian Athletes to Compete at 2024 Olympics, Ukraine Objects

Russia’s path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine.

Breitbart - Politics - 8 hours ago

Biden Announces US Will Send Abrams Tanks to Ukraine

President Joe Biden announce Wednesday the U.S. will send 31 M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, reversing months of persistent arguments by his administration that the tanks were too difficult for Ukrainian troops to operate and maintain. (Jan 25) AP

Military.com - Opinion - 8 hours ago

U.S. News -- Treasury Department sanctions Wagner group and its partners aiding Russia in Ukraine war -- The United States Treasury Department has imposed additional sanctions on the Wagner mercenary group and its related entities. Wagner is accused of human rights violations and has played a significant role in Ukraine.

The United States Treasury Department has imposed additional sanctions on the Wagner mercenary group and its related entities. Wagner is accused of human rights violations and has played a significant role in Ukraine.

UPI - US News - 8 hours ago

Nuland reveals what Russia 'must do' for sanctions relief

State Department’s Victoria Nuland spoke to the US Senate about anti-Russian sanctions, war crimes trials and Ukraine “winning”

Russia Today - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

US to send Abrams tanks to Ukraine - minus secret uranium armour

US concerned that Russia would attempt to reverse engineer the tank’s lethal armour mix if captured on battlefield

Telegraph UK - World - 9 hours ago

German, U.S. tanks expected to be game-changer for Ukraine but long road ahead

Ukraine and its biggest Western backers hope the high-tech, U.S.-made M1 Abrams and German-made Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks being sent to Kyiv will provide a major boost to the country’s fight against R

Washington Times - Top Stories - 10 hours ago

Russia unleashes missiles, drones at Ukraine after Kyiv secures tanks

Air raid alarms had sounded across Ukraine as people headed to work. In the capital, crowds took cover for a time in underground metro stations.

Sydney Morning Herald - World - 10 hours ago

World News -- Germany announces treason arrest, says suspect gave info to Russia

German authorities have arrested a man identified only as Arthur E. for alleged treason. He's accused of bringing information from Germany's Federal Intelligence Service to a Russian intelligence service.

UPI - World - 10 hours ago

Ukraine war, inflation accelerate Germany's housing crisis

A building-price explosion has ruined Germany's apartment-building plans. The rental market is becoming nightmarish, and experts say the government hasn't even begun to grasp the scale of the crisis.

Deutsche Welle - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

Russia Scoffs at Biden's Ukraine Tank Giveaway: They 'Burn Just Like All the Others'

Russia dismissed the potential of a shipment of dozens of American tanks to change the momentum of its invasion of Ukraine.

Breitbart - World - 11 hours ago

Germany sorry for upsetting Africans with leopard emoji jibe at Russia

The tweet and emoji played on Germany’s decision to send some of its advanced Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine

Evening Standard - World - 11 hours ago

US, Germany sending battle tanks to back Ukraine war effort

The US will send 31 M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, senior administration officials said, reversing months of persistent arguments by the Biden administration that the tanks were too difficult for Ukrainian troops to operate and maintain.

Boston Globe - Politics - 12 hours ago

World News -- U.S., Germany agree to send advanced tanks to Ukraine -- President Joe Biden said the United States will send 31 of its advanced Abrams tanks to Ukraine, along with parts, for its defense, joining Germany, which said it will send its Leopard 2 tanks.

President Joe Biden said the United States will send 31 of its advanced Abrams tanks to Ukraine, along with parts, for its defense, joining Germany, which said it will send its Leopard 2 tanks.

UPI - World - 12 hours ago

No joy over tank supplies to Ukraine – German defense minister

Berlin’s decision to send Leopard 2 tanks to Kiev is no cause for celebration, Defense Minister Boris Pistorius has said

Russia Today - US News - 13 hours ago

Ukraine hit by airstrikes as Russia accuses West of 'direct involvement' - amid 'chilling' signs Putin now 'reckless and emotional' | War latest

An air raid alert is declared across Ukraine as Russia prepares to launch a huge assault on the country - after the US and Germany announce they will send a battle tanks to Kyiv in the face of dire threats from Moscow.

Sky News - World - 13 hours ago

The issues facing U.S., German tanks in Ukraine

The announcement by Germany and the United States to donate dozens of their Leopard 2 and Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine is being heralded as game changer by Kyiv. But the logistics of moving the fleets of heavy armor, and how they will be used, are unclear.

The Globe and Mail - World - 13 hours ago

Russia Says Tank Promises Show Direct And Growing Western Involvement In Ukraine

Russia said on Thursday it saw the promised delivery of Western tanks to Ukraine as evidence of direct and growing U.S. and European involvement in the conflict.

International Business Times - US News - 14 hours ago

'War scares us stiff': Germany's reluctance to arm Ukraine is rooted in its bloodstained past

The wariness over military involvement that made Germany hesitate to send tanks to Ukraine is rooted in the country's memories of World War I and II.

Los Angeles Times - US News - 14 hours ago

Russia fires volley of missiles at Ukraine after Kyiv secures tanks

Russia sent Ukrainians racing for cover with a rush-hour missile barrage, killing at least one person, the day after Kyiv secured Western pledges of dozens of modern battlefield tanks to try to push back the Russian invasion.

Euractiv - Top Stories - 14 hours ago

Russia downplays West's move on tanks, strikes Ukraine again

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was hailed enthusiastically. Moscow first shrugged it off - and later launched another barrage of attacks.

Washington Times - World - 14 hours ago

Russia Launches Air Battle As US Agrees To Send M1 Abrams Tanks To Ukraine

Russia carried out air attacks Thursday morning, but no casualties were reported so far.

International Business Times - World - 15 hours ago

White House estimates chances of Russia attacking NATO

There is “absolutely no indication” that Russia is planning to attack NATO, the White House has said

Russia Today - Top Stories - 15 hours ago

Democrat and Republican Senators Hail Biden Decision to Send Tanks to Ukraine

Both Democrat and Republican senators on Thursday hailed President Joe Biden's decision to send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.

Breitbart - World - 15 hours ago

Russia hits Ukraine with missiles, says U.S. "direct involvement" in war is growing -- The Kremlin has long cast dire warnings over the potential ramifications of the U.S. and its NATO allies' "direct involvement" in the grueling conflict.

The Kremlin has long cast dire warnings over the potential ramifications of the U.S. and its NATO allies' "direct involvement" in the grueling conflict.

CBS News - World - 15 hours ago

How the Kremlin Is Reacting to Western Tanks Being Sent to Ukraine

Russian media is playing down the significance of the Leopard 2 and Abrams tanks for Ukraine's forces.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

Ukraine lauds Western move on tanks, while Russia attacks

The West's move to send tanks to Ukraine was greeted enthusiastically from Kyiv, Berlin and Washington. But Moscow sought to downplay it. The Kremlin has warned the West that supplying tanks would be …

Bay to Bay News - US News - 18 hours ago

Now Send Fighter Jets: Ukraine Wants Air Superiority After Securing Battle Tanks

Ukraine will push its Western allies for fourth generation fighter jets such as the U.S.-made F-16 after securing supplies of heavy armor.

Breitbart - World - 18 hours ago

Snap Insight: US, Germany will send tanks to Ukraine but are they a game-changer?

German Leopard 2 and American M1 Abrams tanks, in addition to British Challenger 2 tanks pledged earlier in January, will be the first heavy combat vehicles sent to join in the fight against Russian forces. Defence analyst Mike Yeo says the decision is significant.

Channel NewsAsia - Top Stories - 20 hours ago

Russian oil company claims its Bulgarian plant does not supply Ukraine

Lukoil does not supply any of its fuel from Burgas, its plant in Bulgaria, to Ukraine, the company told a Russian news agency on Wednesday.

Euractiv - Politics - 22 hours ago

Germany OKs Leopard tanks for Ukraine

(UPDATED) BERLIN: Germany on Wednesday approved the delivery of its powerful Leopard tanks to help Ukraine repel Russia's invasion, after weeks of pressure from Kyiv and other...

Manila Times - World - 1 day ago

Fuss over Ukraine tanks shows the world has no substitute for America's defense industry

Do not get too excited. Ukrainian officials stress that their military needs hundreds of tanks to fight off the Russians.

New York Post - Opinion - 1 day ago

What the new tanks could mean for Ukraine

While the pledged US tanks represent an upgrade - they may arrive too late for the next phase of war.

BBC News - US News - 1 day ago

Why does Ukraine need new tanks?

Ukraine has been promised Leopard and Abrams tanks

Sky News - World - 1 day ago

White House explains tanks for Ukraine pledge

The US has explained the shift of its position on tanks deliveries to Ukraine by recent changes in “conditions on the ground”

Russia Today - Top Stories - 1 day ago

The Story Behind the Fraught Decision to Send All Those Tanks to Ukraine -- Fred Kaplan

Germany has the tanks that Ukraine really needs, but it wouldn’t send them alone.

Slate - Politics - 1 day ago

Having exposed divisions within a weary West, Ukraine finally gets its tanks

Germany has finally given the go-ahead for Western tanks to be sent to the battlefield. The delay benefitted nobody but the man in the Kremlin.

Sydney Morning Herald - Opinion - 1 day ago

Hipkins' first day on the job, fruit & veg price drop & tanks sent into Ukraine | Focus Morning Bulletin: 26 January, 2023

Hipkins gets set to talk business, some good news on the way at the checkout and Western countries ramp up their support for Ukraine in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald

NZ Herald - Top Stories - 1 day ago

President Biden says the US will send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden says Washington will send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, the equivalent of one Ukrainian tank battalion.

Euronews - World - 1 day ago

U.S. to send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Jan. 25 that the U.S. is sending 31 advanced M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, casting it as a broader effort from European allies that demonstrates they are still united against Russia's invasion.

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Senator Reed provides insights on sending tanks to Ukraine

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman also talks about the new Pawtucket/Central Falls train station and the presence of “tranq” in the local drug supply.

Boston Globe - Politics - 1 day ago

President Biden delivers remarks on sending battle tanks to Ukraine

President Joe Biden remarks on his plans to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine to 'enhance' the country's capacity to defend itself against Russia.

Fox News - World - 1 day ago

Biden announces U.S. will send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

The decision to move forward with providing the tanks is a reversal for the Biden administration, which had been resisting pressure from Germany to send them to Ukraine.

NBC News - Politics - 1 day ago

US pulls trigger on sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine

The United States will send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine to help troops in the embattled country beat back invading Russian forces, the White House announced Wednesday.

Stars and Stripes - US News - 1 day ago

Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

Pressure is building for Canada to send some of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine after Germany's decision to provide the heavy weapons and approve requests by other countries to do the same.

CTV News - Politics - 1 day ago

U.S. will send Abrams tanks to Ukraine ahead of expected Russian offensive

The 31 M1A1 Abrams sent by the Biden administration are not expected to arrive in Ukraine for several months.

CNBC - Politics - 1 day ago

U.S. and Germany to send tanks to Ukraine; Russia says the weaponry is a 'blatant provocation'

The U.S. and Germany are believed to be on the cusp of agreeing to deliver modern battle tanks to Ukraine after months of indecision and debate over the issue.

CNBC - Politics - 1 day ago

'Unthinkable' Russia would lose in Ukraine conflict – ex-Japanese PM

Yoshiro Mori has said he doesn’t feel it’s acceptable ‘to put so much effort into Ukraine’

Russia Today - World - 1 day ago

Moscow Helsinki Group banished by court order in Russia

Moscow City Court has ruled to dissolve the prominent human rights organisation, as the Kremlin continues to crack down on those who oppose the invasion of Ukraine.

Euronews - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine finally has its Western tanks – now it's time for the hard part

After realising its dream of getting the sought-after Leopards, Kyiv must grapple with using, maintaining and protecting them

Telegraph UK - Top Stories - 1 day ago

After US Offer, Germany Unleashes Leopard Tanks for Ukraine

The German government has confirmed it will provide Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks and approve requests by other countries to do the same.

Military.com - US News - 1 day ago

Russia reacts to Berlin decision to send tanks to Ukraine

TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Russian embassy reacted to Germany’s move to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, saying that Berlin's decision means abandoning its “historical responsibility to Russia” arising from Nazi crimes in World War II.

Mehr News Agency - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Biden's decision to send tanks to Ukraine is about more than politics

The move – set to be confirmed by the White House – provides a significant military boost to Kyiv, writes Kim Sengupta

Independent UK - World - 1 day ago

After U.S. offer, Germany unleashes Leopard tanks for Ukraine

After weeks of hesitation that saw growing impatience among Germany’s allies, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced Wednesday that his government would provide Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks and appro

Washington Times - Technology - 1 day ago

Backflip: U.S. Now Set to Approve Abrams Main Battle Tanks for Ukraine

The White House is poised to approve sending advanced M1 Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Breitbart - World - 1 day ago

Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine, Russia decires decision

The decision comes after weeks of hesitation and only after the U.S. had struck a preliminary agreement to send M1 Abrams tanks to help Ukrainian troops...

Daily Sabah - World - 1 day ago

After tanks decision, it's now a race against time for Ukraine

The tank transformed how wars are fought — and won. They were developed to end the stalemate of trench warfare in the First World War and have played a key role in countless conflicts since.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 1 day ago

After US Offer, Germany Approves Advanced Battle Tanks For Ukraine

The German government has confirmed it will provide Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks and approve requests by other countries to do the same.

Huffington Post - World - 1 day ago

Britain leads the way with tanks for Ukraine

Rishi Sunak told President Volodymyr Zelensky earlier this month that the UK is to send 14 Challenger 2s as part of its latest support package.

Evening Standard - Politics - 1 day ago

German move marks a real turning point in the war in Ukraine

It took less than a week for Germany to come off the fence to agree to send Leopard2 tanks to Ukraine, as urgently requested by Kyiv. Having asked for time to decide at the Nato pledging conference last week, Chancellor Scholz is set today to announce Berlin will send 14 tanks, and will waive export rules to allow allies to send German-built Leopards.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 1 day ago

Putin's Ukraine Folly Enables Kremlin Rivals

As we near the one-year anniversary of Russia’s all-out assault on Ukraine, the political fractures inside Russia are on public display

Military.com - Opinion - 2 days ago

German Tanks Roll East: Berlin Approves Leopard 2s for Ukraine

The German government officially announced Wednesday its Leopard 2 main battle tanks are approved for use in Ukraine.

Breitbart - World - 1 day ago

US tanks will be 'destroyed' in Ukraine – Moscow

Russian forces will destroy any American tanks supplied to Ukraine, Moscow’s ambassador to the United States has warned

Russia Today - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Germany's Scholz to unveil Ukraine tank plan to parliament

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is expected to announce Wednesday that his government will approve supplying German-made battle tanks to Ukraine. The long-awaited decision comes after U.S. officials said …

Bay to Bay News - World - 1 day ago

Germany promises swift answer on battle tanks for Ukraine

BERLIN: Berlin was expected to announce a decision on Wednesday on the export of powerful German-made Leopard battle tanks long sought by Kyiv, and encouraged allies to start training Ukrainian...

International The News - World - 1 day ago

Officials say U.S. will send Ukraine tanks: 'Doomsday Clock' nears Armageddon

Germany is under intense pressure to decide whether to give the green light for German-made tanks to be sent to Ukraine.

CNBC - Politics - 1 day ago

Commission to reconsider EU-Ukraine agri-food trade liberalisation

The Commission is mulling over reconsidering the special suspension for all tariffs and quotas on Ukrainian agri-food exports over the coming weeks after complaints from member states that an influx of agricultural goods is putting EU farmers at a disadvantage.

Euractiv - World - 1 day ago

Russia decries tank deliveries to Ukraine as 'blatant provocation'

The United States and Germany are poised to provide a significant boost to Kyiv's war effort with the delivery of heavy battle tanks to Ukraine, sources said, a move Moscow condemned as a "blatant provocation".

Euractiv - World - 1 day ago

Russia meets UEFA looking for path back into world sports

Russia tried to make progress Tuesday on its slow and difficult return to international sports amid its war in Ukraine at a meeting Tuesday with officials at European football body UEFA.

First Post - Sports - 1 day ago

West risks war with Russia over escalating military aid

Putin’s restraint in the face of massive western military aid to Ukraine has been remarkable but his forbearance may not be boundless

Irish Times - Opinion - 1 day ago

In Reversal, U.S. Poised To Approve Abrams Tanks For Ukraine

The Biden administration had resisted sending the tanks, citing extensive and complex maintenance and logistical challenges with the high-tech vehicles.

Huffington Post - World - 2 days ago

Former Top FBI Agent Charged With Violating Sanctions Against Russia

A former top FBI official in New York has been charged by federal prosecutors with taking money from a Russian oligarch.

Inside Edition - Weird - 2 days ago

U.S. Poised To Approve Sending Abrams Tanks To Ukraine

The United States, in a reversal, appears to be poised to start a process that would eventually send dozens of M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, two U.S.

International Business Times - World - 2 days ago

US President Biden expected to approve sending tanks to Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, sources said Tuesday, as Germany also announced it would send its...

Daily Sabah - World - 2 days ago

US poised to approve sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine

Washington: The United States, in a reversal, appears to be poised to start a process that would eventually send dozens of M1 Abrams battle tanks to U...

Peninsula Qatar - US News - 2 days ago

Ukraine war moves 'Doomsday Clock' to 90 seconds to midnight

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the specter of nuclear weapon use, Earth crept its closest to Armageddon, a science-oriented advocacy group based in Chicago said, moving its famous “Doomsday Clock” up to just 90 seconds before midnight.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 2 days ago

US poised to approve M1 Abrams tanks for Ukraine

In what would be a reversal, the Biden administration is poised to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 2 days ago

How Germany's Ukraine tanks 'catastrophe' has exposed the cracks in its coalition

Fiasco raises concerns that paralysis in Berlin will lead to greater casualties and is ‘not good for the Nato alliance’

Telegraph UK - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Russia boosts oil exports to India and China – Reuters

Shipments of Russian crude to India and China will surge by 50% in January with 70% of cargoes heading to New Delhi, the outlet reported

Russia Today - Business - 2 days ago

Spencer Platt/Getty Images -- Putin's war in Ukraine pushes the world 10 seconds closer to annihilation

Due largely to the mounting dangers of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Science and Security Board moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock closer to midnight than ever before. It now stands at 90 seconds to midnight.

CNN - Opinion - 2 days ago

Rial-Ruble share exceeds 60% in Iran-Russia trade

TEHRAN – The share of the ruble and the rial in mutual settlements between Iran and Russia exceeds 60 percent, Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of Russia’s State Duma, stated.

Tehran Times - Business - 2 days ago

Putin's pivot in Ukraine will bring about permanent war in Europe

Putin's recent shift in strategy in Ukraine is likely to have a lasting impact on Europe and the way the war is fought. The conflict threatens to become a lasting, one not just with Ukraine but with the Europe as a whole.

Fox News - Opinion - 2 days ago

Ukrainian officials quit after Zelensky orders corruption crackdown

In addition to the resignations, Zelensky announced a ban on officials taking holidays abroad

Evening Standard - World - 2 days ago

Ukraine pledges sweeping personnel changes, crackdown on corruption

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said personnel changes were being carried out at senior and lower levels, following the most high-profile graft allegations since Russia's invasion that threaten to dampen Western enthusiasm for the Kyiv government.

Euractiv - World - 2 days ago

100 Leopard tanks ready to be shipped to Ukraine - if Germany agrees

One hundred Leopard 2 tanks are ready to be shipped to the Ukrainian front lines pending approval from Germany under an agreement reached behind closed doors at a US air base, according to a Ukrainian official.

Evening Standard - World - 2 days ago

Number of Western firms which left Russia revealed

Only 8.5% of companies from the EU and G7 left Russia as a result of Western sanctions, a study has found

Russia Today - Business - 2 days ago

Boris Johnson urges more support for Ukraine 'now' in rallying cry

Former Prime Minister said western allies must to ‘double and treble our support’ to Ukraine

Independent UK - Politics - 2 days ago

NATO's Baltic States, Russia remove ambassadors as diplomatic relations downgraded

NATO and EU members Estonia and Latvia told their Russian ambassadors to leave after Moscow said it was downgrading diplomatic relations with Estonia, accusing it of "total Russophobia."

Euractiv - World - 2 days ago

UN commissioner accuses Russia of sexually abusing Ukrainian children

A team of international investigators has collected evidence of a “wide range of sexual abuse” inflicted on Ukrainian children during Russia’s invasion, according to a member of the United Nations commission.

Washington Examiner - World - 3 days ago

Germany's tank battle raises doubts about whether Scholz wants Russia to lose

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s hesitance to give main battle tanks to Ukraine has provoked open doubts about whether the European heavyweight wants Russia “to lose this war,” as a top NATO ally diplomat put it.

Washington Examiner - World - 3 days ago

Ukraine war: Can NATO tanks and training turn the tide? -- Ukraine sees the hope of rolling back Russia's land grab, with help from NATO vehicles, firepower, and training. But the arrival of sought-after Western tanks remains uncertain.

Ukraine sees the hope of rolling back Russia’s land grab, with help from NATO vehicles, firepower, and training. But the arrival of sought-after Western tanks remains uncertain.

Christian Science Monitor - US News - 3 days ago

Russia No. 1 export destination for Iran's shrimp

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (MNA) – Deputy Head of Aquaculture of Iran has described Russia as the first export destination for Iranian shrimp.

Mehr News Agency - Business - 3 days ago

Ex-top FBI counterintelligence agent charged with violating Russia sanctions

Charles McGonigal, a former FBI agent for counterintelligence, faces charges related to services provided to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

CNBC - Politics - 3 days ago

Russia foreign minister blames the West of lack of talks with Ukraine, defends navy drills

Russia was willing to negotiate with Ukraine in the early months of the war, but the United States and other Western nations advised Kyiv against holding talks, Moscow's top diplomat said Monday.

Stars and Stripes - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Germany is rewriting history to blame Russia for its own bad decisions

Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck complains that “Putin has cut off” Berlin’s gas supplies as he looks for alternatives

Russia Today - Opinion - 3 days ago

Boris Johnson trip to Ukraine paid for by taxpayers, say No 10

PM’s protection for surprise visit covered by government

Independent UK - Politics - 3 days ago

Poland seeks German green signal to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

Warsaw is reportedly seeking Germany's green signal to send the much-hyped Leopard tanks to Ukraine but planned to send them regardless of...

Daily Sabah - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Russia to ban oil resales under Western price cap – media

Russian companies will have to verify contracts with buyers to avoid a resale of Russian oil under the price cap, media report

Russia Today - Business - 3 days ago

Poland: 'We'll send tanks to Ukraine with or without German approval'

Poland has indicated it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, with or without Germany’s permission.

Evening Standard - World - 3 days ago

A top British think tank has revealed Russia's cyberwarfare dominance over Ukraine – why has Western media ignored its report?

UK’s Royal United Services Institute admits Ukraine completely decimated in cyber warfare with Russia

Russia Today - Opinion - 3 days ago

Germany promises a decision on tanks; Russian official warns Ukraine allies risk own destruction

Top German officials have signalled a change in position in Berlin regarding tanks for Ukraine.

CNBC - Politics - 3 days ago

Jens Schlueter/Getty Images -- Russia could soon make the war in Ukraine even deadlier

Russia appears poised to launch a major spring offensive, and it could come even before the winter snows start to melt, writes Frida Ghitis, who says the West must quickly provide Ukraine with the German tanks for which Kyiv has been pleading.

CNN - Opinion - 4 days ago

Western allies seek to break stalemate with Germany over Leopard tanks for Ukraine -- January 19, 2023

The big question heading into what could be a pivotal meeting on Ukraine’s future is whether Berlin will grant permission for allies to donate the German-made tanks to Kyiv

The Globe and Mail - Politics - 4 days ago

EU energy crisis no longer affected by Russia-Ukraine tensions – Borrell

Problems within the EU energy sector can no longer be attributed to the conflict in Ukraine, the bloc's top diplomat Josep Borrell says

Russia Today - Business - 4 days ago

UK, Baltic states urge allies to supply Ukraine with Leopard tanks

Britain still seeks an international deal to provide Ukraine with the German-made tanks that Kyiv says it needs in its fight against Russia but whose...

Daily Sabah - Business - 4 days ago

Reporter's Notebook: Russia's latest potential war crimes in Ukraine

Washington Examiner Defense Reporter Mike Brest joins Jim Antle to discuss Russia’s latest strike that hit a residential apartment building in Ukraine.

Washington Examiner - World - 5 days ago

The Standard View: Ukraine needs western unity – and that means tanks

War is contingent on many things. Outcomes rest on a multiplicity of factors, decisions and inputs. Some are out of anyone’s control while others, such as arms supplies from allies, are not.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 6 days ago

Germany under growing pressure to send tanks to Ukraine

It’s amazing what the Germans can do when they put their mind to it. Prior to February 2022, the country was heavily reliant on Russian gas to heat its homes and power the mighty industries that make it the fourth-largest economy in the world. Before the war, more than half of its natural gas consumed flowed from Russia, via Nord Stream 1, a pipeline that flowed under the Baltic sea.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 6 days ago

South Africa to conduct naval drills with Russia and China

Russia and China will conduct naval drills in the Indian Ocean off the coast of South Africa next month in another indication of their strengthening relationships with Africa’s most developed country amid the war in Ukraine and global financial uncertainty.

Independent.ie - World - 7 days ago

Russian life going on as normal amid Ukraine war -- Despite all the reports of doom and gloom due to Western sanctions, everything in Russia seems to work as before: Banks are working, salaries and pensions are paid on time, e-commerce is bustling and shops are stuffed.

Despite all the reports of doom and gloom due to Western sanctions, everything in Russia seems to work as before: Banks are working, salaries and pensions are paid on time, e-commerce is bustling and shops are stuffed.

UPI - Opinion - 7 days ago

Ukraine interior minister among 14 killed in chopper crash near Kyiv

Although no immediate comments on what may have caused the crash were made, aviation accidents are fairly common in Ukraine, where the use of aging,...

Daily Sabah - World - 7 days ago

The scram­ble to help Ukraine shows the need for more, bet­ter aid

There is no shortage of money, only a shortage of political will to create a fairer world.

Aljazeera - Opinion - 7 days ago

Helicopter crash in Ukraine kills 14, including interior minister: 'It is an indescribable pain'

There was no immediate indication that the chopper was shot down Wednesday, though Ukrainian officials have often been flown by helicopter at low heights and fast speeds during the war.

New York Daily News - World - 8 days ago

Germany won't allow exports of tanks to Ukraine unless US sends own

Berlin will not let allies send German-made tanks to Ukraine in face of ongoing Russian invasion, or send its systems unless Washington sends its own...

Daily Sabah - World - 8 days ago

IEA chief expects Russia to lose the energy battle

IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol's comments come shortly after an independent analysis showed that revenues from Russia's fossil fuel exports collapsed in December.

CNBC - World - 8 days ago

The Monitor's View - The armor of innocence in Ukraine

As Russia shifts from taking Ukraine to terrorizing its people, Western countries change their choices of weapons to offer the Ukrainian military.

Christian Science Monitor - Top Stories - 9 days ago

Biden, Dutch PM Rutte dis­cuss Chi­na, Ukraine at White House meet

US has sought to shore up support for export restrictions to limit Beijing’s access to advanced computer chips.

Aljazeera - Science - 9 days ago

Death toll in Russian attack on apartment tower in Ukraine hits 40

The death toll from a catastrophic Russian missile strike on an apartment building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro grew to 40 on Monday, as Western nations expanded their efforts to combat Moscow’s war machine.

New York Daily News - World - 10 days ago

Russia-Ukraine War: Germany defence minister Christine Lambrecht resigns amid mounting criticism

Germany’s much-criticized defence minister announced her resignation Monday, as her department steers the massive project of modernizing the country’s military and oversees expanding weapons deliveries to Ukraine

First Post - Politics - 10 days ago

Column: The war in Ukraine could become a long, frozen conflict. Are we ready for that?

Some wars end with victory parades. Others simply halt without anyone winning or losing. That may be where Ukraine is headed — a frozen conflict.

Los Angeles Times - World - 11 days ago

Russia sets new contingency plan for crew of damaged space capsule -- , article with image

Russia's space agency Roscosmos announced new contingency plans on Saturday for the three crew of a damaged capsule docked to the International Space Station, saying the U.S. member of the trio would return to Earth in a separate SpaceX vessel if they needed to evacuate in the next few weeks.

Reuters - Science - 12 days ago

Russia to launch three Glonass Satellites in 2023

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Russia plans to add two Glonass-K satellites and one Glonass-K2 to the constellation this year, Glavkosmos, a subsidiary of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, informed.

Mehr News Agency - Technology - 12 days ago

Republican Opposition to Ukraine Is Reaching Tipping Point

Among House Republicans, and the GOP rank and file, hostility to the Ukrainian cause is becoming acceptable. It could have serious consequences.

New York Magazine - Politics - 13 days ago

Will a yurt in Ukraine cause a diplomatic row between Kazakhstan and Russia?

Kazakh yurts offering humanitarian help are popping up in Ukraine. Perceiving this as official support of Kyiv, Moscow is reacting by putting pressure on the Kazakh authorities.

Global Voices - Entertainment - 14 days ago

Russia to rescue ISS crew on backup rocket after capsule leak -- , article with image

Russia said on Wednesday it would launch another Soyuz rocket on Feb. 20 to bring home two cosmonauts and a U.S. astronaut from the International Space Station after their original capsule sprang a coolant leak last month.

Reuters - Science - 15 days ago

Russia, Ukraine agree prisoner swap during crucial Ankara talks

The Russian and Ukrainian human rights commissioners reportedly agreed to exchange 40 war prisoners at a crucial meeting hosted by Türkiye in another sign...

Daily Sabah - Politics - 15 days ago

CES 2023: Russia banned from most influential tech event in world

This week, one of the biggest technology exhibitions in the world opened in Las Vegas with more than 3,000 exhibitors from around the globe displaying what they believe will be the upcoming big...

International The News - Technology - 20 days ago

Russia risks causing new year IT worker flight with remote work law

Legislation is being mooted for early next year that could ban remote working for some professions.

Euronews - Business - 23 days ago

Russia says 63 soldiers killed by Ukrainian strike in Donetsk region

Local vocational college hit by U.S.-made HIMARS rockets at around midnight, as people in the region celebrated the start of the New Year; local source says dead in the hundreds

YNET News - World - 24 days ago

2022: The year Russia turbocharged a global energy crisis

The year 2022 will go down in history for the energy sector as the one when Russia's invasion of Ukraine sped up a global energy crisis. The...

Daily Sabah - Business - 27 days ago

In Peru, shamans see end of Russia-Ukraine war in 2023 -- , article with image

Peace between Russia and Ukraine is on the horizon in the new year - or so predicted a group of shaman and healers in Peru's capital Lima on Wednesday.

Reuters - Weird - 29 days ago

Putin Is Grasping for a Wonder Weapon, but Hypersonic Missiles Won't Help Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened to use hypersonic missiles against Ukraine. The Ukrainians are unimpressed, and we should not be surprised.

Military.com - Opinion - 29 days ago

Zelensky thanks 'every American,' sees 'turning point'

Ukrainian president addresses a joint Congress session, saying the money his country is set to receive from the U.S is not charity, but an 'investment in global security and democracy'

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia Strengthens Military Ties With Iran

The growing alliance between Russia and Iran could shake up political relationships in the Middle East and Central Asia

OilPrice.com - World - 1 month ago

Russia Ramped Up Military Satellite Launches In 2022

Russia launched 14 military satellites in 2022, bringing the total number of active satellites to 108

OilPrice.com - World - 1 month ago

Russia launches major missile attack on Ukraine

Air Force spokesman says more than 60 missiles fired in biggest attack since Russian invasion; four major cities targeted and at least two reported killed; missiles target infrastructure as well as residential areas

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Is Russia Close to Using Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine?

"It's hard to say with confidence whether Ukrainian drone strikes deep within Russian territory might induce Vladimir Putin to order a nuclear riposte."

Military.com - Opinion - 1 month ago

Brittney Griner Release: Family of U.S. Marine In Russia Supports Swap

The decision to release Bout, the Russian arms dealer known as the "Merchant of Death" whose clients have included Moammar Gadhafi, drew criticism from some.

Inside Edition - Politics - 1 month ago

Brittney Griner Released by Russia in Prisoner Exchange

President Biden announced WNBA star Brittney Griner was released from a Russian prison.

Inside Edition - Politics - 1 month ago

In darkness but #withoutyou: How Moldova survives power cuts caused by Russia's bombing of Ukraine

After severe power blackouts due to the Russian bombing of Ukraine, more and more people in Moldova, even those who are considered pro-Russian, begin to look at Russia with bewilderment.

Global Voices - Business - 2 months ago

The Ukraine Quagmire Will Be an Endless Problem for America | Opinion

Zelensky's interests are not the same as America's interests.

Newsweek - Opinion - 2 months ago

The Seeds of Russia's Military Collapse in Ukraine Were Planted by its Bungled Elimination of Conscription

In the spring of 1992, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, I was invited to Moscow.

Military.com - Opinion - 2 months ago

Why Are NATO and Russia Both Now Training for Nuclear War?

"Paths must be found that avert the specter of the worst possible outcome for Ukraine, Russia and the rest of the world."

Military.com - Opinion - 3 months ago

Iran to supply Russia with ballistic missiles, report says

Washington Post, citing intelligence provided by U.S. ally, says delegation of Iranian officials visited Moscow to finalize shipment of Fateh-110 and Zolfaghar missiles, some seen to have Hebrew writing, saying 'Israel must be wiped off the face of the earth'

YNET News - World - 3 months ago

Activists speculate on Elon Musk's foreign influence after proposing Ukraine and Taiwan peace deals

Speculation about Elon Musk’s ties with Beijing and the Kremlin have been boiling on Twitter after the world's richest man proposed peace plans for the Ukraine-Russia and Taiwan-China conflicts.

Global Voices - Science - 3 months ago

Russia says truck bomb damages key bridge to Crimea

Explosion causing partial collapse prompt all road and rail traffic suspension making transport of supplies more difficult; Advisor to Ukraine president says everything illegal must be destroyed, everything stolen must be returned, but does not claim responsibility

YNET News - World - 3 months ago

Russia to officially annex 4 regions of Ukraine on Friday

Putin will attend ceremony in Kremlin where pro-Moscow administrators of occupied Ukrainian regions will sign treaties to be officially folded into Russian Federation

YNET News - World - 3 months ago

Vietnam placed in awkward position as old ally Russia suffers losses in Ukraine

Democratic Ukraine offers an example of a state defending itself against an aggressive great power on its border.

Radio Free Asia - Opinion - 3 months ago

Gunman kills at least 9, wounds 20 in school shooting in Russia

Victims include five children, two teachers and two security guards, as motive behind shooting in Izhevsk remains unclear; governor says unidentified gunman shot himself

YNET News - World - 4 months ago

Putin mobilizes more troops for Ukraine, says West wants to destroy Russia

Russian President says mobilization meant to 'defend homeland and its territories', accuses West of engaging in 'nuclear blackmail' but Russia has 'lots of weapons to reply'

YNET News - World - 4 months ago

Ukraine Invaded by Russia: Inside the War, the Refugee Crisis and the World's Reaction

Russia's invasion of Ukraine began Feb. 24. Since then, at least 24,000 people have been killed and at least 10 million people have been displaced.

Inside Edition - Top Stories - 9 months ago

How Bad Is the Ukraine War for Climate Change?

Russia’s brutal invasion may hasten the West’s clean-energy transition, but its short-term effects on the planet will be damaging.

New York Magazine - Opinion - 9 months ago

Crypto Confronts the War in Ukraine

For the big trading platforms, the Russian invasion has turned borderlessness into a liability.

New York Magazine - Business - 9 months ago

In the Ukraine Conflict, Fake Fact-Checks Are Being Used to Spread Disinformation

Social media posts debunking purported Ukrainian disinformation are themselves fake. That doesn’t stop them from being featured on Russian state TV.

ProPublica - Technology - 10 months ago

A Partisan Combatant, a Remorseful Blogger: The Senate Staffer Behind the Attack on the Trump-Russia Investigation

Jason Foster, chief investigative counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, once blogged under the handle “Extremist,” expressing worry about a Muslim takeover and whether Joe McCarthy got a bum…

ProPublica - Politics - 1 year ago