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Tensions in Russia threaten food supplies to 4 million Syrians

Tensions in Russia threaten food supplies to 4 million Syrians

REYHANLI, Turkey – The continued supply of food to more than four million desperate Syrians turns this week into a debate at the UN Security Council, where the Ukraine crisis has fueled Western nations’ already strained relations with Russia. It concerns the UN’s use of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey, through which the …

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Putin may offer a ceasefire after taking the entire Donbas, analysts say

Putin may offer a ceasefire after taking the entire Donbas, analysts say

With the Luhansk region under Russian control, President Vladimir Putin can now focus on conquering the entire Donbas region of eastern Ukraine before offering a ceasefire, a defense policy analyst told CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Tuesday. “Putin [may] offer the option of a ceasefire, if only to provide him[self] an opportunity to strengthen the gains …

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NATO allies sign accession protocols for Finland and Sweden in “truly historic moment”

NATO allies sign accession protocols for Finland and Sweden in “truly historic moment”

London NATO’s 30 ambassadors signed accession protocols on Tuesday Sweden and Finland must join the transatlantic military alliance. It was the next step in the process of NATO’s most significant expansion since the mid-1990s and a direct response from the Alliance to Russia’s war against Ukraine. The protocols still need to be ratified by each …

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UN nuclear chief warns of growing nuclear risks

UN nuclear chief warns of growing nuclear risks

The head of the UN nuclear agency on Tuesday issued a stern warning of growing nuclear risks, saying that Iran’s activities risked a regional nuclear arms race and that Russia’s occupation of Ukrainian nuclear facilities threatened to jeopardize the agency’s ability to ensure nuclear material did not remain. danger. abused. In a comprehensive speech at …

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The Russian army is turning Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant into a military base

The Russian army is turning Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant into a military base

The Russian army is transforming Europe’s largest nuclear power plant into a military base overlooking an active front, amplifying a month-long security crisis for the huge plant and its thousands of employees. At the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, more than 500 Russian soldiers who seized the plant in March have in recent …

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The long history of Russia’s efforts to subjugate Ukraine

The long history of Russia’s efforts to subjugate Ukraine

Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has gained many hard-earned gains and tried to lose at least one small thing. Correspondent Mo Rocca asked: “When I was growing up, we called it ‘Ukraine’.” Why did it change? “ Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum, who has written extensively on Russia and Ukraine, said: “Ukraine, its use …

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Germany will rescue energy suppliers ahead of the winter without Russian gas

Germany will rescue energy suppliers ahead of the winter without Russian gas

BERLIN – Germany on Tuesday paved the way for injecting billions of taxpayers’ money into crisis-stricken energy suppliers as the country prepares for a halt to Russian natural gas imports – a scenario that many economists believe would trigger a severe recession. Berlin said it was a rewriting of legislation dating back to the 1970s …

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Germany’s highly acclaimed trade surplus disappears as import prices rise

Germany’s highly acclaimed trade surplus disappears as import prices rise

Germany’s trade entered negative territory in May, raising questions about the stability of its economy in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Image Alliance | Image Alliance | Getty pictures Germany no longer exports more than it buys from other countries, highlighting the strains facing the nation and other European economies from rising energy …

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