Russia claims Kyiv bombed its air bases, firing more missiles

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — The Kremlin said Monday that Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep in Russian territory, shortly before Russian forces launched a massive missile attack in Ukraine that hit homes and buildings and killed civilians. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation in the nine-month-old war because it hit an … Read more

Japan v Croatia: The Samurai Blue aim to reach their first World Cup quarter-final

CNN – in world Cup of surprises, Japan She played a leading role in making headlines Shock results. Not many expected the Samurai Blue to top both Spain and Germany to top Group 5 in the knockout qualifiers, but the team was so impressive that it wouldn’t raise many eyebrows now if Japan advanced to … Read more

The United States adds the Russian mercenary firm Wagner to the entities of interest under the International Religious Freedom Act

CNN – The Biden administration is adding the Wagner Group, a notorious Russian private military company, to a list Entities of Special Interest under the International Religious Freedom Act “based on its actions in the Central African Republic,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday. In addition, Cuba and Nicaragua have been added to … Read more

Ukraine’s embassy and a Spanish arms company receive booby-trapped letters – police

MADRID/Kyiv (Reuters) – Spanish police confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that they are examining a possible link between two letter bombs sent to the Ukrainian ambassador in Madrid and a weapons company that makes missile launchers donated to Kyiv. In the first incident, an officer at Ukraine’s embassy in Madrid was injured when he … Read more

Inventories and oil boosted hopes of an easing of Chinese restrictions on the spread of the coronavirus

The Euro Stoxx 600 rose around 0.5% before giving up the floor Wall Street futures are rising Oil prices rebounded on China’s hopes, and talk of production cuts The dollar falls as investors seek riskier assets http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks and oil rose on Tuesday, supported by hopes that public unrest in China would … Read more

The yuan is the new dollar as Russia makes a comeback

Russia resorts to the Chinese currency amid sanctions Moscow has become the No. 4 offshore trading center for the yuan The yuan’s share in the Russian forex market increased from 1% to 45% The Russian Central Bank supports the trend but warns of risks This content was produced in Russia where coverage of Russian military … Read more

Kherson: The Russians bombed the city of Ukraine only two weeks after its withdrawal

Kherson, Ukraine CNN – A slick of bloodstained water and a charred car wreck in Kherson As Russian shells swept into the city Thursday, killing four, according to local officials, and shattered any sense of calm. Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that he annexed this region, and that the people here are now Russian. But … Read more

Zelensky says Russia will not stop the strikes until its missiles run out

The President warns the Ukrainians to prepare for new Russian attacks Heavy fighting in eastern Donetsk The Kremlin says the Zaporizhia plant remains under Moscow’s control LVIV/Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky warned Ukrainians to expect another harsh week of cold and darkness ahead, predicting more Russian attacks on infrastructure that won’t stop until Moscow … Read more

World Cup: Football fans stopped by security officials for wearing rainbow items as LGBTQ rights issue won’t go away in Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN – The World Cup is in full swing Qatar, But issues around LGBTQ+ rights for the Gulf state, world soccer’s governing body FIFA, teams and fans aren’t going away. Two German soccer fans told CNN on Saturday that they were asked by security officials at Qatar 2022 to remove the rainbow-colored items … Read more

Football or soccer? It’s complicated…

CNN – “A rose by any other name has a sweet scent.” William Shakespeare had no idea those same words would apply to one of today’s ongoing competing terms that stretches across the Atlantic – the association football versus soccer debate. or like The Blazers Men’s Podcast Once upon a time, soccer was “America’s sport … Read more