“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe”. Albert Einstein
Good to be back in Stockholm and meet with
Ulf Kristersson. Finalising #Sweden & Finland’s accession to #NATO is a top priority and we are making progress. Your membership will make our Alliance stronger – I look forward to welcoming you as full members very soon.
8th February 2023
As we move into the 2nd phase of #ArcticForge 23 taking place in Norway, let’s look back at the great #training accomplished and friendships established with our Finnish #partners in Finland. #StrongerTogether #AF23
aljazeera.com Wagner boss decries lack of ammo from Russia for Bakhmut battle ‘The whole front will collapse,’ Wagner chief says, if mercenaries retreat from Bakhmut because of ammo shortage.
Russia is kidnapping our children. It is the largest state-sponsored kidnapping of children. With this forced deportation, tries to erase the family & national identity of young Ukrainians. It is the genocide of a nation. Everyone who organized it will be held to account.
Seems like #money laundering and serving corrupted dictators has became a habit for #Swiss banks and those who support that in establishment.
The Swiss are not seeking jail for the 4 Gazprombank executives who are accused of laundering money for Putin’s Cellist. Instead they are asking for a 7 month suspended sentence. They did the same for the prosecutor who took bribes in the Magnitsky case https://bloomberg.com/news/articles/
The Swiss are not seeking jail for the 4 Gazprombank executives who are accused of laundering money for Putin’s Cellist. Instead they are asking for a 7 month suspended sentence. They did the same for the prosecutor who took bribes in the Magnitsky case
Putin Cellist in Spotlight as Gazprombank Four Go on Trial
The former head of Gazprombank’s Swiss unit and three colleagues stand trial in Zurich on Wednesday, charged with failing to raise the
Anything other than a total expulsion from #Ukraine will be seen as a reward by Putin, and he will try to do it again – warned
in our recent conversation. Listen here in full
EUvsDisinfo in conversation with Bill Browder
Activist, author and “a threat to Russia’s national security”, Bill Browder has been advocating for
The mother of Wagner group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin has won a court case against sanctions at the EU’s second highest court. It ruled that merely being a family member of a Vladimir Putin ally wasn’t enough reason for her to be put on a sanctions list.
politico.eu Wagner chief’s mother wins court case against EU sanctions EU court rules merely being a family member of Yevgeny Prigozhin is not reason enough to be on the list.
Wagner leader Prigozhin stands less than a kilometre from the centre of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast. 8th of March, 2023.
This is Tbilisi yesterday evening. Iconic image on also international women’s day.
Putin’s fed up with the Wagner limelight. Russian support for Wagner forces in Bakhmut “appears to be dwindling,” Western officials say. “Wagner’s not only running out of human resource, but Russian artillery support to offset these losses.”
A Ukrainian official said Russia’s Wagner mercenary group is running low on fighters recruited from prisons, who are dying by the thousands in the battle for Bakhmut.
Ukraine Claims Bakhmut Battle Is Wagner’s ‘Last Stand’
Ukrainians say Russia’s Wagner mercenary group is running low on fighters recruited from prisons, used in attacks on Bakhmut, where
“To restore public order and prevent violations, the police had to use proportional force and special means of coercion,” Georgia’s Interior Ministry claims.
Georgia’s Interior Ministry: 66 people detained at protest against ‘foreign agent’ law in Tbilisi….
Sixty-six people were detained during a protest against the law on “foreign agents” that took place in the centre of Tbilisi on 7 March,
HEROES NEVER DIE Timofei Shadura was his name. He was reported missing from the 30th Mechanized Brigade on February 3. An unarmed prisoner of war (PoW), Russian soldiers opened fire on Shadura, killing him, after he yelled “Slava Ukraine.”
7th March 2023
Data showed international trade between Russia and China is continuing to skyrocket, as their relationships with Western powers crumble and Russia’s economy particularly grapples with the West’s sanctions
Ukraine’s first lady offers spirited support to her nation’s people while visiting the UAE, a country that still remains open to Russia despite Western sanctions (via AP)
Ukraine First Lady Olena Zelenska in UAE Amid Russia’s War
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ukraine’s first lady on Wednesday offered spirited
Massive losses of armored vehicles have forced Russian commanders not only to draw out ageing stocks of #tanks dating from the 1960s but also to stitch together improvised ‘tanks’.
kyivpost.com Russia’s Use of ‘Frankenstein’ Tanks and the Severity of its Losses in Ukraine Massive losses of armored vehicles have forced Russian commanders not only to draw out ageing stocks of tanks dating from the 1960s but
Iran secretly supplied #Russia with hundreds of thousands of bullets, rockets and mortar shells for the war against #Ukraine, Sky News reported.
These are the indicative estimates of Russia’s combat losses as of March 8, according to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
UN Secretary General in Kyiv to meet with Zelensky, discuss grain deal. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Kyiv overnight to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky and discuss extending the Black Sea Grain Initiative
UN Secretary General in Kyiv to meet with Zelensky, discuss grain deal
U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Kyiv overnight,
Nikita Klunya, who is a member of the Russian Citizen Alliance, was reportedly detained in the Russian town of Sortavala near the Finnish border.
themoscowtimes.com Russia Detains Activist for Railway ‘Sabotage’ The Russian security services have detained a 19-year-old political activist on suspicion of involvement in the sabotage of railway lines,
Ukrainian Community in Ireland
Best present for #InternationalWomensDay – mom liberated from Russian captivity calling her daughter PoW treatment control HQ
Ukrainian Community in Ireland
Great words for #InternationalWomensDay from
! Standing with Ukraine is standing for equality and women’s rights too!
Ukrainian women have been fighting back ever since 2014! “Ukrainian women did not wait for doors to be open to them… They broke the doors down” S/O to our very own @MelanieLake cc: @MriyaAid and @MriyaReport
Ukraine government organization
On #InternationalWomensDay we celebrate the strong and brave women of the defense and security sector of Ukraine. Our fight against tyranny is a fight for freedom. Our fight for freedom also means fighting for #womensrights. We will win!
The meeting of EU #DefMin started in Sweden. I’m happy to be here. We will talk about weapons, speed in decisions & solidarity. Thank you to
for organisation the meeting with our EU colleagues! Support is strong. Our partners are with us until victory.
City lights were turned on in Kharkiv for the first time in over a year. Pavlo Pahomenko More news here
Ukraine and its partners have started negotiations to extend the Black Sea grain exports deal, hoping to ensure that Kyiv can continue to supply food to world markets despite Russia’s naval presence.
Ukraine begins negotiating Black Sea grain deal extension
Ukraine and its partners have started negotiations to extend the Black Sea grain exports deal, hoping to ensure that Kyiv can continue
The Russian military has deliberately released and spread the video footage of unarmed Ukrainian POW being executed in cold blood, in order to intimidate Ukrainians.
english.nv.ua Russia released footage of Ukrainian POW execution for intimidation, Kyiv says The Russian military has deliberately released and spread the video footage of unarmed Ukrainian POW being executed in cold blood, in
None of these people have apologized for spreading Russian disinformation bought and paid for by the DNC and Hillary Clinton.
United States government organization
on Putin’s war: Attacking civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, choking off energy to Europe to drive up prices, exacerbating a food crisis, that’s hurting very vulnerable people not just in Ukraine but around the world. And he’s not going to succeed.
12 battles take place near Bakhmut in one day, 115 Russians killed
pravda.com.ua 12 battles take place near Bakhmut in one day, 115 Russians killed In the area of the city of Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast, 12 combat clashes with the occupiers took place and 115 Russian invaders were killed on 7 March.
Pictures of Russian Defence Minister in Ukraine are response to Prigozhin’s visit to contact zone – UK Intelligence
pravda.com.ua Pictures of Russian Defence Minister in Ukraine are response to Prigozhin’s visit to contact zone –… The UK Defence Intelligence states that the release of footage of the Russian Defence Minister’s visit to Ukraine was a response to the visit to the front line by Yevgeny Prigozhin, Head of Wagner… ==============
Don’t think Orban is just stealing EU money. Here he is stealing flowers from a waiting room, real gentleman or not?
08.03. Pr. Zelensky today: “I am pleased to welcome United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN delegation to Kyiv today – for the third time since the beginning of full-scale Russian aggression.”
Recommend: Professor Timothy Snyder. Expert Eastern Europe Studies Ukraine from Yale University.
Also for real calibre of people: https://youtu.be/pxBQLFLei70
“The history of the Holocaust is not over. Its precedent is eternal, and its lessons have not yet been learned.” ― Timothy Snyder, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning