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The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats
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The Best Way to Combat Putin’s Nuclear Threats

Vladimir Putin has again threatened to use nuclear weapons to protect Russia and its people. In his remarks Friday, he extended that nuclear deterrence over the 15% of Ukraine’s territory that Russia annexed after sham referendums that ended on Wednesday. That even includes some lands already liberated by the Ukrainian army. Mr. Putin’s threats constitute...

Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill
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Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill

CNN  —  The House of Representatives voted on Friday to approve a stopgap bill to fund the government through December 16, averting a shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline when funding was set to expire. President Joe Biden signed the bill Friday afternoon. The Senate passed the measure on a bipartisan basis on...

Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant
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Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant

Ukraine’s nuclear power provider accused Russia on Saturday of “kidnapping” the head of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, a facility now occupied by Russian troops and located in a region of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin has moved to annex illegally. Russian forces seized the director-general of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Ihor Murashov, around 4...

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Putin, Russia and Ukraine War News: Live Updates – The New York Times

Putin, Russia and Ukraine War News: Live Updates  The New York Times Putin announces Russia will annex four regions of Ukraine  CNN Russia’s annexation of Ukraine territory will backfire on Putin, force Zelensky to keep fighting  Fox News Putin Frames Illegal Annexation as Part of Existential Battle With West  The New York Times View Full Coverage on Google News...

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine
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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Satellite imagery spots Nord Stream pipeline leak in the Baltic Sea Satellite imagery from U.S. company Planet captured the disturbed surface of the Baltic Sea following Tuesday’s leak in the Nord Stream gas pipeline. A satellite image of the Nord Stream leak in the Baltic Sea, captured on Sept. 26, 2022. Planet The pipeline rupture...

Russia moves towards annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories : NPR
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Russia moves towards annexation of occupied Ukrainian territories : NPR

A man glues a referendum poster reading “Yes” in Berdyansk, Ukraine, on Monday. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stringer/AFP via Getty Images A man glues a referendum poster reading “Yes” in Berdyansk, Ukraine, on Monday. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images MOSCOW — Moscow-backed separatist leaders in occupied areas of Ukraine moved quickly to...

Sweden and Denmark say Nord Stream pipeline blasts were deliberate attacks – POLITICO
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Sweden and Denmark say Nord Stream pipeline blasts were deliberate attacks – POLITICO

Sweden and Denmark on Tuesday said blasts on two Russia-to-Germany Nord Stream gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea were acts of sabotage, although neither country was ready to identify the culprit. “It is the authorities’ assessment that these are deliberate actions. It is not an accident,” Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Tuesday, hardening an...