Energy giants set to break annual profit records

Energy giants set to break annual profit records

US President Joe Biden previously pointed the finger at Exxon Mobil for making “more money than God” last year. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Some of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies are poised to report record annual profits, raking in extraordinary revenues after a year of volatile fossil fuel prices amid Russia’s assault … Read more

Russia. NATO’s involvement in the war “grows” with weapons to Ukraine | Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia.  NATO’s involvement in the war “grows” with weapons to Ukraine |  Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia says delivery of NATO battle tanks to Ukraine is proof of ‘direct and growing’ US and European involvement in war, analyst suggests supplier nations could become potential targets. The comments come after the United States and Germany said on Wednesday they would arm Ukraine with dozens of heavy tanks in its fight against Russian … Read more

Wagner Group: the United States introduces new sanctions against a group of Russian mercenaries

Wagner Group: the United States introduces new sanctions against a group of Russian mercenaries

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Thursday designated the Wagner Group, a private Russian mercenary organization heavily involved in the war in Ukraine, as a major transnational criminal organization, and imposed a series of sanctions on a transnational network that supports it. The US State Department simultaneously announced a number of sanctions intended to … Read more

Spanish police arrest suspect in Ukraine embassy letter bomb mystery

Spanish police arrest suspect in Ukraine embassy letter bomb mystery

Spanish authorities have reportedly nabbed a suspect behind a series of letter bombs sent to targets including the Ukrainian ambassador and the Spanish prime minister: a 74-year-old man described by police sources as “lonely” and “strange”. The news, reported by local media El Pais, ABC and La Sexta, comes more than a month after the … Read more

Lemekani Nyirenda: Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine buried

Lemekani Nyirenda: Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine buried

CNN — The Zambian student who died in combat in Ukraine was buried in a private ceremony in his home country on Wednesday, a family spokesperson told CNN. Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda died on the front lines of the war in Ukraine while fighting for the Russian mercenary group Wagner in September last year. Her family’s … Read more

Der Spiegel reports that Germany is about to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine

Der Spiegel reports that Germany is about to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine

CNN — Germany is set to send its wanted Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine to help bolster the country’s war effort, Der Spiegel reported Tuesday night, attributing to unnamed sources. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz decided to deliver the battle tanks after “months of debate”, according to the German media’s exclusive report. The German parliament is … Read more

‘Time out’ needed in NATO membership talks with Turkey

‘Time out’ needed in NATO membership talks with Turkey

Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto arrives in Bucharest, Romania on November 30 Daniel Mihailescu AFP | Getty Images Finland calls for a ‘time out’ in talks with Turkey over Finnish and Swedish NATO membership, after a series of events between Turkey and Sweden spark new tensions and acrimony. “A time out is needed before we … Read more

Wagner’s brutal tactics in Ukraine revealed by intelligence report

Wagner’s brutal tactics in Ukraine revealed by intelligence report

Kyiv CNN — Wagner Group fighters have become the disposable infantry of the Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine, but a Ukrainian military intelligence document obtained by CNN indicates how effective they were around the town of Bakhmut – and how difficult they are to fight. Wagner is a private military contractor led by oligarch Yevgeny … Read more

Poland increases pressure to send German-made tanks to Ukraine | Russia–Ukraine War

Poland increases pressure to send German-made tanks to Ukraine |  Russia–Ukraine War

Poland has said it is willing to send German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine without approval, but would seek permission from Berlin first, as Kyiv is pressing its allies to acquire heavy weapons. European nations agreed on Monday to spend an additional 500 million euros ($543 million) to arm Kyiv in the latest boost to … Read more

The Russian group Wagner completely collapses in Ukraine

The Russian group Wagner completely collapses in Ukraine

Tens of thousands of fighters gathered to fight in Ukraine for the Wagner Group, Russia’s private mercenary corps, have disappeared or died, according to a Russian non-governmental organization. While the Wagner Group has recruited about 50,000 fighters in recent months, including from prisons, only 10,000 fighters remain on the front lines for Wagner, Olga Romanova, … Read more