After the fall of Mariupol: Ukraine reports massive fighting in Donbass

After the fall of Mariupol Ukraine reports massive fighting in Donbass 05/21/2022, 12:25 p.m. The city of Sievzherodonetsk has been under Russian fire for days. According to the Ukrainian military, Russia is aiming for control of the Lugansk and Donetsk regions and a land corridor to Crimea. New attacks are also reported in Kharkiv. After … Read more

More sanctions and weapons: ex-NATO chief calls for “German leadership”

More sanctions and weapons Ex-NATO chief calls for ‘German leadership’ 21/05/2022, 06:41 In the war in Ukraine, Germany’s wavering attitude was criticized. He is also followed by former NATO Secretary General Rasmussen. He not only demands more heavy weapons from Berlin, but also new sanctions against Russia. Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen criticized … Read more

‘Show Putin his fear’: Historian sees Scholz’s warnings as ‘risky’

“Show Putin his fear” Historian considers Scholz warnings ‘risky’ 05/21/2022, 03:30 Military historian Neitzel criticized the Chancellor’s signals to Russian President Putin as “reckless in terms of foreign policy”. According to him, Scholz’s warnings convey “the image of a weak West”. Neitzel assumes the war will last “several years”. Military historian Sönke Neitzel criticized Chancellor … Read more

Khodorkovsky and Kasparov: Moscow expands list of “foreign agents”

Chodorkowski and Kasparov Moscow expands list of ‘foreign agents’ 05/21/2022, 00:55 Former oligarch Khodorkovsky and former world chess champion Kasparov have long since left their native Russia. Both criticize President Putin. His government classifies the two as “foreign agents”. Therefore, many restrictions and conditions apply. The Russian government has put former world chess champion Garry … Read more

Former chancellor leaves supervisory board: Gerhard Schröder leaves his post at Rosneft

Former chancellor leaves supervisory board Gerhard Schröder leaves his role at Rosneft 20/05/2022 13:04 It is now the case: the former Chancellor Schröder, who has been the subject of much criticism, is leaving the Russian oil company Rosneft. It was impossible for him to extend his term on the supervisory board. Former chancellor Gerhard Schröder … Read more

40 billion dollars in aid: the United States decides on a new package for Ukraine

$40 billion in aid The United States decides on a new package for Ukraine 05/19/2022, 8:27 p.m. With a large majority, Democrats and Republicans in the United States are launching a new billion-euro package for Ukraine. kyiv can thus hope for significant new military aid. It’s not a sign of pity, but about America’s future, … Read more

Anti-ship missile for Ukraine? : The “Harpoon” missile could solve the blockade of the port

Anti-ship missiles for Ukraine? The “Harpoon” missile could solve the blockade of the port 05/19/2022 21:36 The naval blockade in the Black Sea considerably slows down Ukraine’s trade. American experts are sure that the Russian fleet could be defeated with special anti-ship missiles. So far, however, there are logistical hurdles. According to insiders, the United … Read more

Back on track after criticism: Russian military expert returns to TV

Back on track after criticism Russian military expert returns to television May 19, 2022, 6:07 p.m. With unexpected criticism of Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine, Russian ex-Colonel Chodarjonok caused a stir on state television. A few days later, however, he turned around on the same talk show – and returned during Kremlin propaganda. A … Read more

By ‘some’ EU countries: Kyiv complains of ‘second-class treatment’

By “certain” EU countries kyiv complains of ‘second-rate treatment’ 05/19/2022, 12:27 PM In the Bundestag, Chancellor Scholz tempers Ukrainian hopes of rapid EU membership. Shortly after, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba called for an end to “strategic ambiguity surrounding Ukraine’s European perspective”. The Ukrainian government has called for a clear prospect of EU membership and criticized … Read more

Russia admits “difficulties” in the Ukrainian war – the “special operation” will nevertheless be continued

Demilitarization as a goal Russia admits ‘difficulties’ – ‘operation will continue’ 05/19/2022, 09:47 Such tones are rare in Russia: a security adviser speaks of “difficulties” and the Chechen leader Kadyrov even of “mistakes” made during the invasion. However, the “special operation” continues and is now fully running as planned. Russia acknowledged the difficulties and mistakes … Read more