Russian Critic Navalny Says Prison Denying Hospital Care – The Moscow Times
This is interesting. The first Westerner I’m aware of, a former Canadian official, comes out arguing against seizing Roman Abramovich’s assets in a Canadian op-ed. A very lonely position to take these days.
Biden Must Sanction Russians Involved in Vladimir Kara-Murza’s Detention – Human Rights First
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of a January 20 deadline to respond to a letter from U.S. senators that calls for the Biden administration to consider targeted Magnitsky sanctions on individuals involved in…
Don’t forget that when #Russia invaded #Ukraine, they were trying to extinguish the Ukrainian spirit. The perseverance of Ukrainians like Hanna are a testament to why Russia will fail. Listen to her experience here.
Yes, among many other things! The West is repeating its mistake of 2014-2022 in thinking short-term. Had Ukraine been armed properly, Russian gas & oil cut, and today’s sanctions applied then, Putin never would have invaded and countless innocent Ukrainian lives saved.
“Time to Train Ukraine on F-16 Fighter Jets” (my latest in @19_forty_five on why #Biden should green light training for #Ukraine pilots now, even if he hasn’t decided yet whether to give the #F16): https://19fortyfive.com/2023/01/time-to-train-ukraine-on-f-16-fighter-jets/
‘The smell of smoke and death’: Ukrainian forces describe months of fighting in Donetsk’s Soledar In the chaos of urban warfare and fierce house-to-house fighting, it can be hard to tell who controls what at any moment, soldiers say.
Ukrainian Dep Def Min Hanna Maliar: “The fiercest and heaviest fighting is continuing today in the area of Soledar. Despite the difficult situation, Ukrainian soldiers are fighting doggedly”
rferl.org Ukraine Says Donetsk Line ‘Holding’ As Fighting Rages In Soledar Russia’s assault on the salt-mining town of Soledar in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region continued overnight despite earlier Russian claims that
As Poland and Britain weigh sending tanks to Kyiv, pressure on other allies mounts Poland would require a sign-off from Berlin to send its German-made tanks.
According to news outlet Agentstvo, Russian servicemen with serious injuries are being sent back to combat zones without proper permission.
meduza.io Wounded Russian soldiers allegedly being sent back to front without doctor permission — Meduza According to independent news outlet Agentstvo, citing Valentina Melnikova, executive secretary of the Soldiers’ Mothers Committee, Russian servicemen with serious injuries are being sent back to… ============
We could be facing a scenario in which Germany won’t let Poland & Finland send their Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine despite the UK sending its Challenger tanks. Scholz could argue that the U.S. needs to send Abrams tanks first. It that happens, USA should send 10 symbolic Abrams.
BREAKING: President Duda announces that Poland will transfer 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
Why in Gods name, is the murderous, inhuman Nazi nation of Russia still in the United Nations?
Russia’s mission to the United Nations has initiated a UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine on January 17, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky wrote on Telegram: https://bit.ly/3vXh1Aw