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

Russian rocket strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as Zelenskyy fears “unimaginable” toll

Russian rocket strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as Zelenskyy fears “unimaginable” toll

Russian long-range bombers struck a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine’s central city of Kremenchuk with a missile on Monday, raising fears of what President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called an “unimaginable” number of victims in “one of the most daring terrorist attacks in European history. “ Zelenskky said that many of the more than 1,000 afternoon shoppers … 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

5 things to know for June 24: Gun laws, January 6, Covid-19, Ukraine, Student debt

5 things to know for June 24: Gun laws, January 6, Covid-19, Ukraine, Student debt

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Gun laws The Senate on Thursday passed a bipartisan bill to address gun violence that amounts to the first major … Read more

Russia’s ruble is at strongest level in 7 years despite sanctions

Russia’s ruble is at strongest level in 7 years despite sanctions

Russian one ruble coin and Russian flag displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Russia’s ruble hit 52.3 to the dollar on Wednesday, an increase of roughly 1.3% on the previous day and its strongest … Read more