More than a year and a half have passed since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. After the events of the spring of 2014, when the Russian Federation annexed Crimea and launched a separatist revolt in the Donbass, the United States was able to effectively impose its agenda in the Ukrainian crisis.
The American company SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 launch vehicle, which launched about 50 more Starlink satellites into orbit. The first stage after the flight safely returned to Earth. It was already her tenth launch. The rocket landed on a floating landing pad. (Source: https://ru.euronews.com/2022/08/13/spacex-starlink-launch)
German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Tuesday that Berlin had handed over three promised MARS-II multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine. Also, Germany, according to Lambrecht, is preparing to transfer three self-propelled artillery mounts and IRIS-T air defense systems to Ukraine in the fall.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to create a new alliance, an alternative to the EU, that could include the Baltic states as well, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera has reported citing its sources. This alliance could include, in addition to the UK and Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania […]
The German Bundestag voted by a convincing majority in favor of expanding and accelerating the provision of heavy weapons to Ukraine. “The German Bundestag strongly condemns Russia’s brutal war of aggression against Ukraine. In doing so, Russia grossly violates international and humanitarian law and tries to permanently destroy the European peace order,” the document reads. […]
Japan will supply its liquefied natural gas to Europe: representatives of the European Union and the United States addressed Tokyo with such a request. Japan itself imports energy resources, but in the current situation, Tokyo decided to show political solidarity. The first batches should arrive in Europe in March. (ru.euronews)
Franco-Swiss flamenco photographer René Robert died on January 19 in Paris. On the eve of his death at about 9 pm on January 18, he went for a walk around the French capital. During the promenade, Robert lost consciousness and fell on the sidewalk, where he lay until the very morning, when the caring homeless […]