NATO outlines climate strategy amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

NATO outlines climate strategy amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

A naval exercise led by US Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and executed by the NATO Naval Striking and Support Forces, in the Baltic Sea on June 6, 2022. Russia’s onslaught in Ukraine is almost certain to eclipse other security concerns at NATO’s Madrid summit this week. Jonathan Nackstrand | Afp | Getty Images The super-polluting military … Read more

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Madrid CNN — President Joe Biden arrives in Spain on Tuesday for a NATO summit expected to significantly bolster the alliance’s defense posture along its eastern edge, including ramping up troop levels and positioning heavy equipment, as Western leaders considerate the next phase of the war in Ukraine. The announcements expected over the course of … Read more

Q&A: Ukraine’s Haidai on the battle for Severodonetsk, Lysychansk | Russia-Ukraine war News

Q&A: Ukraine’s Haidai on the battle for Severodonetsk, Lysychansk |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian forces have taken control of the eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk, in Ukraine’s Luhansk region, delivering a significant victory for President Vladimir Putin, four months after he ordered his troops into Ukraine. The fall of Severodonetsk on Saturday came after the strategic city – with a pre-war population of 100,000 – endured weeks of … Read more

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausea has said he plans to bring up a stand-off with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Everything changed when Russia invade Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now account for the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That’s the coordinated message from … Read more

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

President Biden will convene alliance with allies this week at a NATO summit in Madrid, which is expected to focus on the security projecting its unity and coordination amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. The meeting, which follows the Group of Seven summit in Germany, is expected to cover a hosts of issues beyond the Russian … Read more

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

President Biden will convene alliance with allies this week at a NATO summit in Madrid, which is expected to focus on the security projecting its unity and coordination amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. The meeting, which follows the Group of Seven summit in Germany, is expected to cover a hosts of issues beyond the Russian … Read more

How Much Is China Helping Russia Finance Its War In Ukraine?

How Much Is China Helping Russia Finance Its War In Ukraine?

China’s growing appetite for discounted Russian oil has made it the leading financier of the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine by giving Moscow a reliable revenue source that blunts the impact of tough Western sanctions against its economy. Four months after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, China has overtaken Germany as the biggest single buyer of Russian … Read more

Suspected Russian spy was well-liked by classmates, but something just seemed a little off

Suspected Russian spy was well-liked by classmates, but something just seemed a little off

Washington CNN — Victor Muller’s accent just didn’t sound right. The man now meaningful to be a Russian spy was studying at the prestigious Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies, an elite graduate program favored by US military personnel, young spy and, sources say, futurespies. Gregarious, smart, and often seen toting a helmet for … Read more

The West wants to go further on Russian oil. Inflation makes that difficult

The West wants to go further on Russian oil.  Inflation makes that difficult

New York CNN Business — Europe and the United States have barred the import of Russian oil to cut off a crucial revenue source for the Kremlin. But the plan to pile pain on President Vladimir Putin, forcing him to reconsider his war in Ukraine, hasn’t worked. Russia is making just as much money from … Read more

Kaliningrad standoff could reveal if Russia wants to ‘escalate’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Kaliningrad standoff could reveal if Russia wants to ‘escalate’ |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Last Saturday, Lithuania banned the transit of goods subjected to European Union sanctions through its territory to the Russian exclave Kaliningrad, which is on the Baltic Sea and about 1,300km (800 miles) from Moscow. Lithuania said the move was in line with European sanctions. Infuriated, Moscow called it a “blockade” and promised to respond. The … Read more