What are Putin’s intentions for Russia in Ukraine?

What are Putin’s intentions for Russia in Ukraine?

“This is a big crisis; it’s certainly the biggest crisis since the end of the Cold War.” Former NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder is talking about the buildup of 100,000 Russian troops on the border with Ukraine, a former republic of the now-defunct Soviet Union, teetering between Russia and Europe. “For the first time in a … Read more

Putin Is Making NATO Stronger, Whether He Starts a War in Ukraine or Not

Putin Is Making NATO Stronger, Whether He Starts a War in Ukraine or Not

Vladimir Putin is in the midst of a colossal blunder—a miscalculation that will haunt the rest of his presidency. Regardless of what happens next between Russia and Ukraine, Putin has given the NATO alliance a renewed sense of purpose. He might have even strengthened it. At the same time, he has helped to restore the … Read more

EU maintains unity on Russia – but only narrowly – POLITICO

EU maintains unity on Russia – but only narrowly – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article EU foreign ministers struggled to present a united front against Russia on Monday, as tensions simmered behind the scenes over arms supplies to Ukraine and a proposed mission military training. As ministers gathered in Brussels for a meeting that included a chat with US Secretary of State Antony … Read more

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

The State Department has ordered the families of employees of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, to leave the country and allowed some US government employees to leave because of the potential for Russian military action. Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would have serious implications for the embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including … Read more

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

The State Department has ordered the families of employees of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, to leave the country and allowed some US government employees to leave because of the potential for Russian military action. Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would have serious implications for the embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including … Read more

Australian Open Tennis 2022 Live Scores Day 9: Daniil Medvedev Explosion Video, Ash Barty Start Time

Australian Open Tennis 2022 Live Scores Day 9: Daniil Medvedev Explosion Video, Ash Barty Start Time

After Australian Open favorite Daniil Medvedev had several bizarre arguments with the chair umpire, he made a startling admission. Ash Barty’s quest for a first Australian Open title continues Tuesday night with a quarterfinal clash with American Jessica Pegula. The world No. 1 will enter the Rod Laver Arena at 7 p.m. local time, with … Read more

These abandoned Olympic venues look so sad

These abandoned Olympic venues look so sad

VCG/VCG via Getty Images This impressive high-speed railway train is ready to transport spectators to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, set for early February. What might await this glistening infrastructure after the Games end? It could see further use… or it could face the unfortunate fate of many other former Olympic venues — abandonment. … Read more

Ukrainian families on the Russian border live in fear of Putin invasion

Ukrainian families on the Russian border live in fear of Putin invasion

Ukrainian families on the Russian border live in fear of Putin invasion – CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams spoke with Ukrainians living along the border with Russia who live in fear of a Russian invasion. She also discussed President Vladimir Putin’s possible motives for taking Ukraine with former National … Read more

Anxiety in Ukraine as NATO, US and Russia bolster forces, accuse each other of pushing war

Anxiety in Ukraine as NATO, US and Russia bolster forces, accuse each other of pushing war

Kyiv, Ukraine — With more than 100,000 Russian troops massed near the Ukrainian border, the US government ordered the families of US personnel to leave the country’s capital, Kyiv. The State Department has advised all private U.S. citizens to do the same, as well as non-essential U.S. Embassy personnel. Moscow has denied a report by … Read more

Australians urged to leave Ukraine as fears grow over Ukraine crisis, world braces

Australians urged to leave Ukraine as fears grow over Ukraine crisis, world braces

The Australian Foreign Office has urged citizens not to travel to Ukraine as the world braces for a possible Russian invasion. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has advised citizens against traveling to Ukraine, ordering dependents of Australian embassy staff in Kyiv to leave the country. In a late Monday night change, the Federal Government … Read more