Attorney for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is ‘confident’ prisoner swap with US will happen
This post was originally published on this siteSteve Zissou believes the proposed prisoner swap of his client for Americans Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan will happen
This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that he spoke to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz about the ongoing war with Russia and further actions that can be taken against Moscow. “Held productive talks with @Bundeskanzler. Discussed the situation on the frontline, further pressure...
This post was originally published on this siteIn a wide-ranging interview, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says top Biden administration priorities should go through Congress, not the Postal Service.
This post was originally published on this siteRep. Fred Upton of Michigan, one of the 10 House Republicans to vote for impeachment against former President Donald Trump, announced on the House floor Tuesday that he was not running again for Congress.
This post was originally published on this siteSince Russian forces invaded Ukraine, everybody’s initial expectations — from Zelenskiy to Biden — have been forced to evolve. Here’s how.
The government of Poland announced Tuesday that its prime minister and his counterparts from the Czech Republican and Slovenia are heading to Kyiv to show support for Ukraine and its leaders amid Russia’s invasion. “The aim of the visit is to express the European Union’s unequivocal support for Ukraine and its freedom and independence,” Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala tweeted.
Fiala, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński, and Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal on Tuesday as representatives of the European Union. Along with supporting “the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine,” Poland said, “the aim of this visit is also to present a broad package of support for Ukraine and Ukrainians.”
Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia are also part of NATO. It isn’t clear who the countries plan to ensure the safety of their leaders, but Russia hit Kyiv with a series of large artillery strikes Tuesday morning, hitting a 15-story apartment building, damaging the entrance to a subway station behind used as a bomb shelter, and destroying other civilian targets.
This post was originally published on this site Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday announced he would sign a declaration creating two new countries out of territory in eastern Ukraine. Russia claims its move will create the new countries of Luhansk and Donetsk in the Donbas region of Ukraine. In...
This post was originally published on this siteDespite warnings an invasion is imminent, there are reasons to believe Putin won’t make a move.