Heavy weaponry could turn the war in Ukraine’s favor

He has seen combat in West Africa, conducted training missions in Iraq and been awarded for his battlefield exploits. But the war in Ukraine is something altogether different — both for the geopolitical stakes, which are enormous, and for the scale of the destruction that has been inflicted in less than three months. “The amount … Read more

Former Olympic Gymnast Alina Kabaeva “Closely Associated” With Putin Faces Sanction: Report

Russia-Ukraine War: EU has sanctioned Russian President Putin and two of his daughters The European Union has proposed sanctioning Alina Kabaeva, a former gymnast who chairs the National Media Group and is reportedly closely associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a document seen by Bloomberg and people familiar with the matter. The list … Read more

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Canadians rally in support of Ukrainian people – Global News

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Canadians rally in support of Ukrainian peopleGlobalNews Toronto rallies to support Ukraine amid Russian invasionCP24 Toronto’s Breaking News Canadians show solidarity with Ukraine through rallies, calls for supportCBC.ca Vancouver Ukraine rally draws large crowd | CTVNewsCTV NewsVancouver View Full coverage on Google News

Bay Area Lawmakers, Politicians Condemn Russia’s Attack On Ukraine, Demand Consequences – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Bay Area politicians and lawmakers condemned Russia’s attack on Ukraine and called for swift consequences for Russia and its President Vladimir Putin. On Thursday, President Joe Biden declared Russia’s continuing assault on Ukraine a “premeditated attack” and announced additional economic sanctions the US and Western allies will impose on Russia … Read more

Russian Attack On Ukraine Has Begun, NATO Official Says – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

(CBS NEWS) – Russia has begun attacking Ukraine, according to NATO officials. The late-night attack began moments after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he had “decided to conduct a special military operation” to protect eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region. CBS News correspondents reported hearing loud blasts in the capital city, Kyiv, and in the eastern … Read more

US Imposes Sanctions After Putin Recognizes Breakaway Ukraine Regions – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

WASHINGTON (CBS NEWS) — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday imposing sanctions that target two Russia-backed breakaway republics in eastern Ukraine in a swift response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognize the regions as independent. The order bars “new investment, trade and financing by US persons to, from, or in” the … Read more