Il Giornale: Orbán put national interests ahead of joint action against Moscow

The Italian newspaper gently but surely patted our government on the shoulder. The Italian newspaper Il Giornale reported on the referendum on sanctions. As written, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced a national consultation to gauge citizens’ opinions on the sensitive issue of energy sanctions against Russia. “We can only put an end to rising […]

Unrest is unleashed in Europe after the victory of Giorgia Meloni

While far-rightists like the Hungarian Orban celebrate, analysts speak of a “new stage” in the rise of populism and the markets focus on the great Italian debt. Meanwhile, at the diplomatic level, caution prevails. “We must continue to work together,” Macron said. The ascent to the poder de Giorgia Melonithe far-right that this Sunday took […]

Russia wants to draft 1.2 million conscripts

The Russian portal “Meduza” reports that the number of conscriptions in Russia is said to be significantly higher than officially stated. The Kremlin denies again. According to a media report, 1.2 million conscripts are to be drafted for the Russian mobilization. This is reported by the Russian news portal “Meduza” and cites sources from the […]

Crisis leads VW to consider withdrawing production from Germany and Eastern Europe

The energy crisis is putting pressure on companies and the automotive sector is no exception. Volkswagen – which owns large factories in Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, countries largely dependent on Russian gas – is studying ways to get around this crisis and one of the possibilities may be to relocate the large production […]

Ukraine war in Newsblog | Report: Russia plans to conscript 1.2 million people

In fact, however, it is not possible to enforce decision-making processes in the most powerful UN body against the will of a veto power like Russia. “The use of the veto should be the exception, but it is becoming the rule. Reform is urgently needed,” said Michel. The UN future summit planned for 2024 is […]

Cournoyer cherishes memories, friendships made during 1972 Summit Series

It was the early 1990s, two decades after the historic 1972 Summit Series, and Russian goalie Vladislav Tretiak was landing at Mirabel Airport north of Montreal, bound for Toronto with Cournoyer for an autograph signing. “I picked Vladislav up at the airport in the early afternoon, and we were flying from Dorval (Montreal’s main airport) […]

The police ended the final farewell to Gorbachev

Crowds of people gathered outside the House of Trade Unions in Moscow, where the funeral of the reformist former Soviet president was held on Saturday. The police then ended the final farewell. This part of Gorbachev’s funeral “with elements of a state funeral” was organized by the Kremlin administration. The current president of the Russian […]

Imports from Russia: 23 billion euros for Putin’s war

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Russia changes strategy after Western arms supplies continue to enter Ukraine

MOSCOW, KOMPAS.com – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday (20/7/2022) said the continued supply of Western weapons to Ukraine changed the Kremlin’s calculations. He explained that Russia’s military objectives in Ukraine are now no longer focused solely on the east. “The geography is different now. This is not only about DNR and LNR, but […]