Energy giants break annual profit records

Energy giants break annual profit records

US President Joe Biden previously singled out Exxon Mobil because it made “more money than God” last year. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies are on the cusp of record annual profits and extraordinary earnings after a year of volatile fossil fuel prices amid Russia’s attack on … Read more

Russia: NATO War Involvement ‘Grows’ With Weapons To Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia: NATO War Involvement ‘Grows’ With Weapons To Ukraine |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia says the supply of NATO main battle tanks to Ukraine is evidence of “immediate and growing” US and European involvement in the war, with one analyst suggesting supply countries 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 … Read more

Wagner group: US introduces new sanctions against Russian mercenary group

Wagner group: US introduces new sanctions against Russian mercenary group

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Thursday designated the Wagner Group, a Russian private mercenary organization heavily involved in the war in Ukraine, as a major transnational criminal organization, imposing a slew of sanctions on a transnational network that supports it. The U.S. State Department simultaneously announced a number of sanctions designed to “target … Read more

The US asked Israel for its Hawk missiles to send to Ukraine

The US asked Israel for its Hawk missiles to send to Ukraine

Israeli officials stand next to a Hawk system in Jericho in 1993. Photo: Esaias Baitel/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images The Biden administration asked Israel for the old Hawk anti-aircraft missiles it has in storage to transfer them to Ukraine, three Israeli and US officials told Axios. Why it matters: Israel has so far rejected most requests … Read more

Kiev says troops are outnumbered and fighting ‘intensifying’ Russian attacks near Bakhmut

Kiev says troops are outnumbered and fighting ‘intensifying’ Russian attacks near Bakhmut

The United States and Germany have announced plans to send dozens of advanced main battle tanks to Ukraine after intense debate and pressure from NATO allies to respond positively to Kiev’s call for as many as 300 tanks to help the country defeat the 11-month-old Russian full-scale repelling. invasion. Live Briefing: Russian Invasion of Ukraine … Read more

Spanish police arrest suspect in mystery of Ukrainian embassy letter bombs

Spanish police arrest suspect in mystery of Ukrainian embassy letter bombs

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

Germany approves long-awaited delivery of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine as US finalizes plans to send Abrams

Germany approves long-awaited delivery of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine as US finalizes plans to send Abrams

CNN — Germany confirmed it will send a long-requested contingent of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine as a major sign of support for Kiev, which is expected to be matched by the United States. The announcement by Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday, coupled with an expected US decision to send about 30 M-1 Abrams tanks … 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 fighting in Ukraine was buried in a private ceremony in his home country on Wednesday, a family spokesman told CNN. Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda died last September on the frontline of the war in Ukraine while fighting for the Russian mercenary group Wagner. His family representative Dr Ian Banda … Read more

Russia says it has conducted hypersonic missile exercises in the Atlantic Ocean

Russia says it has conducted hypersonic missile exercises in the Atlantic Ocean

This photo, taken on April 21, 2019, shows the Russian missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov arriving at Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong province. St | Afp | Getty Images Russia’s defense ministry said on Wednesday that one of its hypersonic missile frigates had been conducting “hysonic missile exercises” in the western Atlantic. The frigate Admiral Gorshkov … Read more

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

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

CNN — Germany plans to send its sought-after Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine to bolster the country’s war effort, Der Spiegel reported Tuesday night, according to unnamed sources. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has decided to deliver the main battle tanks after “months of discussion,” the German news outlet’s exclusive report said. The German parliament will … Read more