The Meaning of the Cold War

The Meaning of the Cold War

The Virus War, a decades-in length philosophical and international battle between the US and the Soviet Association, stays one of the most characterizing times of the twentieth 100 years. This extended struggle, described by serious contention and atomic brinkmanship, has made a permanent imprint on worldwide legislative issues and the manner in which countries approach … Read more

Russia hunts for spies and traitors — at home

Russia hunts for spies and traitors — at home

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. If there were a silver lining in her son being convicted of high treason, it was that Yelena Gordon would have a rare chance to see him.  But when she tried to enter the courtroom, she was told it was already full. But those … Read more

Russian court dismisses jailed Wall Street Journal reporter’s appeal

Russian court dismisses jailed Wall Street Journal reporter’s appeal

[ad_1] MOSCOW — A Moscow city court on Tuesday dismissed American journalist Evan Gershkovich’s appeal to be released from a high-security jail where he is being held on espionage charges.   Gershkovich’s defense team had requested that the Wall Street Journal correspondent be transferred to house arrest, another jail or released on bail.  Although the … Read more

How Vladimir Putin sells his war against ‘the West’ 

How Vladimir Putin sells his war against ‘the West’ 

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. MOSCOW — Every year, during the anniversary of the battle that turned back the Nazi assault on the Soviet Union, the city of Volgograd is briefly renamed Stalingrad, its Soviet-era name.  During this year’s commemoration, however, authorities went further. They unveiled a bust of … Read more

‘Oh my God, it’s really happening’

‘Oh my God, it’s really happening’

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Kaja Kallas had been dreading the call. “I woke at 5 o’clock,” the Estonian prime minister recalled recently. The phone was ringing. Her Lithuanian counterpart was on the line.  “Oh my God, it’s really happening,” came the ominous words, according to Kallas. Another … Read more

Liz Truss: UK should have ‘done more earlier’ to counter Vladimir Putin

Liz Truss: UK should have ‘done more earlier’ to counter Vladimir Putin

[ad_1] LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Liz Truss argued the U.K. should have “done more earlier” to counter Vladimir Putin’s rhetoric before he invaded Ukraine, and said the West depended on Russian oil for too long. Truss — the U.K.’s shortest-serving prime minister who resigned amid market turmoil last year — was speaking in … Read more

Macron calls out Russia for work with ‘neo-mafia’ Wagner group

Macron calls out Russia for work with ‘neo-mafia’ Wagner group

[ad_1] MUNICH — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday called out Vladimir Putin for telling him last year that the paramilitary Wagner Group had nothing to do with Russia. “A year ago I spoke to Putin and he assured me Russia had nothing to do with the Wagner Group,” he told an audience at the … Read more