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Russia is on the cusp of winning the key strategic port hub of Mariupol and is expected to soon head East to the Donbass.
Russia On the Cusp of Total Control in Mariupol
After almost two full months of intense combat, all that remains of Ukraine’s defenses in the critical strategic port city of Mariupol is a small battalion holed up inside the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works,...
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Talking Trees – Communal and Altruistic Habits of the Forest
According to Peter Wohleben, best-selling author of The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, understanding how trees communicate with each other may help us better understand ourselves and the world around...
The ship Vasa in the Vasa Museum. (Courtesy of Anneli Karlsson/Vasa Museum/SMTM)
Historic Recovery and Restoration of Sweden’s Famous Warship – The Wasa
Centuries after sinking roughly 1,300 meters into her maiden voyage, Sweden’s most famous warship, the Wasa (pronounced Vasa) was recovered from Stockholm’s harbor. Relocated in the 1950s after being largely forgotten, the 220-foot former flagship...
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Fairytale Photos of Captivating Blue-eyed Beauty of a Beast
It's not every day you see a majestic white horse, let alone have the opportunity for a photoshoot. One lucky Russian photographer was in the right place at the right time, however, when she came...
China Delivers Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Serbia in Covert Deal
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) air force flew 12 covert missions to Serbia over the weekend, delivering some of its most sophisticated anti-aircraft systems to the Serbian army. Serbia, traditionally an ally of Russia,...
The alliance between China and Russia can be forcibly broken if Russia uses weapons of mass destruction, EU top diplomat Josep Borrell told EU Parliament.
EU Parliament Hears Beijing Has a ‘Red Line’ That Russia Should Not Cross
News Analysis As the war between the Russian Federation and neighboring Ukraine shows no signs of heading towards peace, the Chinese government has proven to be a thorn in the side of the U.S. NATO...
Efforts for regime change are targeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the war in Ukraine becomes more evident as a proxy war between Russia and then China.
NATO Sets Its Gaze on Xi Jinping
News Analysis While for North Americans, today’s world still appears stable, geopolitical tensions are at a dangerous high. The Ukraine war, and the resulting cascade of sanctions and cancel culture against Russia accompanying the conflict,...
Nexperia, owned by Shanghai-based Wingtech, took over Newport Wafer Fab in July of 2021.
UK Government ‘Quietly’ Permits Chinese Takeover of Britain’s Largest Semiconductor Plant
The government of the United Kingdom declined to exercise newly-appointed national security powers to intervene in a case involving a hostile takeover of the country’s largest semiconductor manufacturer by a Chinese Communist Party-owned company.  On...
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European Countries Prepare to Ration Natural Gas as Russia Threatens to Turn Off the Taps
Germany, Austria and the Netherlands are among the European countries that have started the process to ration natural gas after Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to cut off the countries from its gas unless they...