Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

President Biden will convene with allies this week at a NATO summit in Madrid, which is expected to focus on the security alliance projecting its unity and coordination amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. The meeting, which follows the Group of Seven summit in Germany, is expected to cover a hosts of issues beyond the Russian … Read more

The fallout of Russia’s grain blockade | Russia-Ukraine war News

The alarm on Ahmed Karim Khalife’s phone is set for 6am, so the 22-year-old budding architect can join the queue that starts forming early outside his neighborhood bakery in Beirut. The shop opens at about 7:30 am, and nowadays, often runs out of bread by 9am, said Khalife. “If I don’t wake up on time, … Read more

US and allies look for ways to’starve’ Russia of energy revenues as Zelensky speaks to G7

Telfs-Buchen, Austria CNN — — President Joe Biden and fellow world leaders, huddling in the Bavarian Alps, heard Monday from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as they mull the next phase of his country’s grinding war with Russia. The conflict has been at the center of the Group of 7 summit being held inside a century-old … Read more

Five things to watch for at this week’s NATO meeting

President Biden will convene with allies this week at a NATO summit in Madrid, which is expected to focus on the security alliance projecting its unity and coordination amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. The meeting, which follows the Group of Seven summit in Germany, is expected to cover a hosts of issues beyond the Russian … Read more

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said he plans to bring up a stand-off with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Everything changed when Russia invaded Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now account for the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That’s the coordinated message from … Read more

How Much Is China Helping Russia Finance Its War In Ukraine?

China’s growing appetite for discounted Russian oil has made it the leading financier of the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine by giving Moscow a reliable revenue source that blunts the impact of tough Western sanctions against its economy. Four months after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, China has overtaken Germany as the biggest single buyer of Russian … Read more

Russian missiles hit Kyiv as G7 summit begins in Europe

CNN — — Russia targeted the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv with a series of missile attacks Sunday, as leaders of the G7 nations gather in Germany for the first day of their annual summit. The chief of Ukraine’s national police force, Ihor Klymenko, said one person died and five were wounded in a Russian missile … Read more

Biden arrives in Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Telfs-Buchen, Austria CNN — — President Joe Biden arrived in Europe Saturday for a week of summits, where the grinding war in Ukraine – entering its fifth month and fading from Americans’ attention – will be thrust back to the forefront. The President touched down in Germany late Saturday local time. Biden hopes to announce … Read more

Ukraine: Severodonetsk’completely under Russian occupation’

CNN — — The eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk is “completely under Russian occupation,” the city’s head of military administration said Saturday, following months of grueling and bloody fighting. “The The [Russians] But the city is so destroyed that it will be difficult for people to cope with this situation, ”said military administration chief Oleksandr … Read more

5 things to know for June 24: Gun laws, January 6, Covid-19, Ukraine, Student debt

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day.. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Gun laws The Senate on Thursday passed a bipartisan bill to address gun violence that amounts to the first major … Read more