Russia plans military offensive against Ukraine in early 2022, according to the United States | Joe Biden | Vladimir Putin | WORLD

The intelligence services of USA have determined that Russia is planning a possible military offensive against Ukraine It could start in early 2022 and would include some 175,000 troops, according to a US official. SIGHT: Ukraine says Russia accumulates 94,000 troops on border and fears “major escalation” The new finding calculates that half of the … Read more

Joe Biden says he is preparing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia

A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the pro-Russian enclave of Donetsk on December 3, 2021. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP Joe Biden affirmed, Friday, December 3, to prepare « initiatives » to defend Ukraine in the event of an invasion, before an exchange with his counterpart Vladimir Putin planned in the coming days. Saying to be in … Read more

NATO countries united in the face of Russian “intimidation” in Ukraine

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at the NATO summit in Riga on December 1, 2021. INTS KALNINS / REUTERS For some, Russia is currently engaged in“Strategic intimidation, something that is above peace and below war”, as summed up by a European diplomat. For others, including its Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO must now prepare ” … Read more

United States warns European allies: Russia may be planning an invasion of Ukraine

The United States guarantees that it has new information about the placement of Russian troops on the borders between Russia and Ukraine – and, according to “Bloomberg”, it is enough for some emissaries of President Joe Biden’s administration to have decided to alert allies in Europe to the risk of a new Russian incursion into … Read more

Dutch justice orders return of Crimean archaeological treasures to Ukraine

A piece from the “Treasures of Crimea”, loaned to a Dutch museum in 2016 by Crimea, a region of Ukraine since annexed by Moscow. PETER DEJONG / AP In the Netherlands, justice ordered on appeal, Tuesday October 26, the return to Ukraine of a collection of archaeological treasures, loaned by Crimea to a museum in … Read more

Corona: Kubicki hält Söders Forderung für „unverfroren und unsinnig“

FDP-Vize Wolfgang Kubicki hat eine Forderung von Bayerns Ministerpräsident Markus Söder an die Corona-Politik einer möglichen Ampel-Koalition scharf zurückgewiesen. Die Erklärung Söders, SPD, Grüne und FDP sollten im Bund den Rechtsrahmen für weitere Maßnahmen setzen, „ist unverfroren und unsinnig“, sagte Kubicki der Deutschen Presse-Agentur. Söder wisse genau, dass jeder Landtag, darunter auch der bayerische, gemäß … Read more

Faced with energy crisis and Moscow, Ukraine calls for support from the European Union

The Nord Stream 2, a gas pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion m3 annually, has been completed and its filling began last week. MAXIM SHEMETOV / REUTERS The pipeline of discord. In the midst of the global energy crisis which strengthens the hand of the Russian gas giant and while the price of blue … Read more

The dispute between Russia and the EU over gas

Winter is likely to be expensive for consumers. The reason is rising oil and gas prices. Russian President Vladimir Putin is making serious accusations against the EU and subliminally putting pressure on it because of Nord Stream 2. The exploding gas prices and the attacks from the EU against the gas superpower Russia have been … Read more

World war crimes in Ukraine: Steinmeier commemorates Babyn Jar

Status: 10/6/2021 3:22 a.m. 80 years ago, SS units shot and killed more than 33,000 Jews in a ravine near Kiev in less than 36 hours. Today Federal President Steinmeier will commemorate the victims in Ukraine. Meanwhile, there is a dispute over a museum. By Christina Nagel, ARD Studio Moscow When talking about the Holocaust, … Read more

In Ukraine, a law to limit the influence of the oligarchs

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during his meeting with US President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, in Washington. EVAN VUCCI / AP For the first time in its history, the Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, adopted an “anti-oligarch” law. Adopted on September 23, by 279 votes out … Read more