Russia’s economy is threatened with collapse

Rewrite this content Russian National Bank According to official figures, the Russian economy is doing better than expected, but a look at the details reveals abysses. (Photo: IMAGO/ITAR-TASS) Berlin A bunker mentality has long prevailed in Russia’s economic and financial world. In the truest sense, the Russian government now meets regularly underground to discuss the […]

ISW called two possible scenarios for a large-scale offensive by Russian invaders

Rewrite this content Russia’s decisive strategic action in 2023 could manifest itself in several possible courses of action that are not mutually exclusive. Analysts consider a major Russian offensive in the Lugansk region as the first possible scenario. The occupiers are moving additional forces into this region, which can be used for an attack. At […]

NYT: Looting of Ukrainian museums is Russian attack on Ukrainian identity

Rewrite this content Thirty Ukrainian museums have been looted or completely destroyed since the start of the war, the paper said. 15 thousand artefacts disappeared from the museums in Kherson in the south of Ukraine alone. The looting of the local regional museum in October was pre-planned and carefully organized, according to the letter from […]

Focus: Approaching Mr. Putin, the founder of Wagner is a hero or a pawn | Reuters

Rewrite this content LONDON (Reuters) – At the end of the Soviet Union, 61-year-old Evgeny Prigozhin spent a miserable life in prison for theft. Now, as the founder of one of Russia’s most powerful mercenary groups, he is trying to get even closer to gaining more “favor” from President Putin by showcasing his military successes […]

War Russia – Ukraine, live

President of Croatia, Zoran Milanovic, has strongly criticized the internationally-approved sanctions against Russia and its leaders, including President Vladimir Putin, in response to their invasion of Ukraine. “The goal cannot be to remove Putin. The plan cannot be sanctions. This is nonsense. We will not achieve anything,” he said, referencing the failed sanctions against former […]