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US Envoy Has ‘No Plans’ To Meet with Russian Diplomats at UN General Assembly
There are no plans for U.S. officials to meet with their Russian counterparts during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York next week, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on...
Ukraine Says It Downs Russian Missiles, UN Pushes for Nuclear Plant’s Safety
Ukrainian forces shot down five Russian cruise missiles on Tuesday, Sept. 6, most of them in the south, President Volodymyr Zelensky said, but he made no mention of a new military success in the east...
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German Economy Likely Already in a Recession, Will Last Three Quarters: Reuters Poll
The German economy is on track to contract for three consecutive quarters starting from this one, according to a Reuters poll of economists, following a dramatic spike in gas prices after Russia slashed deliveries to...
German Economy Minister: ‘Bitter Reality’ is Russia Will Not Resume Gas Supply
Germany faces the "bitter reality" that Russia will not restore gas supplies to the country, the German economy minister said on Monday (August 29) ahead of the planned stoppage by state energy giant Gazprom of...
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Russia Burning Off Massive Amounts of Natural Gas Believed to Originally Be Destined for Germany
As Germany grapples with an energy crisis — due in large part to the country’s desire to curb its dependence on natural gas from Russia — Russia appears to be burning off millions of cubic...
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Russian Rocket to Launch Iranian Satellite to Be Used to Support Invasion of Ukraine
On Aug. 9, Russia will be launching a new satellite from Iran as part of a deal between the two countries. The satellite is intended for surveillance of Iran’s borders, among other things, but Russia...
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Communist Politics Are Bringing Disaster to China–And Xi Jinping
Political ‘accomplishments’ a must for Xi to maintain power over the regime, but his hardline methods could backfire at the upcoming Party congress this fall News analysis China is not doing well, and Xi Jinping...
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Russia Deploys Military Dolphins in Black Sea to Protect Naval Base, Satellite Images Suggest
According to a report published by the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) on April 27, satellite imagery suggests that Russia has deployed military-trained dolphins in the Black Sea purportedly to provide protection for one of its...
Russian Gas Exports Soar Even as Kremlin Requests Payment in Rubles
As the invasion of Ukraine continues into its third month, Russia has continued to supply a large amount of gas to many European countries. However, the aftermath of sweeping financial sections from Western powers has...
Russia Tests New RS-28 Missile Capable of ‘Striking Any Target on Earth’
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced today (April 20) that his country has successfully tested the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile — hailing the weapon’s nuclear charging capabilities of being able to “strike any target on Earth.” ...
Oil Prices Fall 3% in Global Trade as US, China Adjust for Impact of Ukraine War
As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues into its second month, oil prices edged lower this week after Moscow said it would reduce military operations near the capital of Ukraine and signaled willingness in considering a...
Drone Expert Describes Russian Weakness in Ukraine That Could Be a Lesson for Taiwan
According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the Russian military has not been able to gain air superiority over Ukraine despite having fought the country for more than a month.  Luo Zhengfang, a Taiwanese drone...