- UK steps up its sanctions against Putin ally Belarus with new measures
Belarus has facilitated Russia's devastating invasion of Ukraine, with attacks being launched from its territory and Russian jets using the country's airspace.
Daily Mail. Tue, 05 Jul 2022 00:38:36 +0100.
- Zelensky says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports
News reports have suggested in recent weeks that such talks would soon be taking place in Turkey.
Straits Times. Tue, 05 Jul 2022 06:30:21 +0800.
- Russia-Ukraine War: 'Hell on earth': Ukrainian soldiers describe eastern front
Torched forests and cities burned to the ground. Colleagues with severed limbs. Bombardments were so relentless the only option is to lie in a trench, wait and pray.Ukrainian soldiers returning from the front lines in eastern ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:12:45 +1200.
- Ukraine war: Putin presses on after Lysychansk capture
With Luhansk region entirely in Russia's hands, its president orders the offensive to be continued.
BBC News. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 18:29:27 GMT.
- Belgorod: Fear and denial in Russian city hit by shells
Residents of Belgorod are divided on how to respond to Ukraine after the city was hit by explosions.
BBC News. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 16:00:12 GMT.
- Turkey Holding Russian-Flagged Ship As Grain Cargo Investigated
A Turkish official and the port-operating company on July 4 confirmed that authorities had stopped a Russian-flagged cargo ship and are investigating claims by Ukraine that it was carrying stolen grain.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 15:31:32 +0000.
- Wimbledon appeals fine from WTA over Russia ban
The All-England Club announced it was appealing a fine from the WTA over its decision to bar Russian and Belarusian players from the Grand Slam tournament.
Fox News. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 14:56:03 GMT.
- Zelensky proposes to start rebuilding Ukraine before hostilities are over
According to the Ukrainian President, "economic, energy and social" challenges remain for a significant part of the country, and they must be resolved before winter comes
Tass. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 17:51:13 +0300.
- Raytheon (RTX) Secures Deal to Procure Stinger Missiles
Raytheon's (RTX) Stinger missile has been enjoying strong demand amid the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, in which the former used the missile to stop Russian attacks
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 14:11:00 GMT.
- In Ukraine, U.S. Veterans Step In Where the Military Will Not
Special Operations veterans are training Ukrainians near the front lines in the fight against Russia, despite warnings from the Pentagon.
Dave Philipps. New York Times. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 13:07:59 +0000.
- Prime Minister Anthony Albanese meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
PM pledges more Australian military support for Ukraine during visit to war zone.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 07:20:00 +1000.
- Techies From Russia, Belarus, Find Solace In Uzbekistan. Can They Attract Western Outsourcers?
Uzbekistan wants to be alternative to Manila and Bangalore. Russians leaving Moscow might help facilitate that.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 03 Jul 2022 09:00:00 -0400.
- Russia's messages with missiles tell West to back off
Were the attacks a message from Russian President Vladimir Putin as the West sought to arm Ukraine with more effective weapons to bolster its resistance, and to set Ukraine on the path to joining the European Union?
Tamer Fakahany, Cara Anna. Washington Times. Sat, 02 Jul 2022 02:38:48 -0400.
- How Well Are European Sanctions Against Russia Working?
The European Union spent months preparing comprehensive sanctions against Russia in the event of an invasion of Ukraine. The measures are deeper than anything ever passed before in Brussels, but are they working?
Spiegel Online. Fri, 1 Jul 2022 18:30:53 +0200.
- Inflation hits record 8.6% for 19 countries using the euro
Inflation in countries using the euro set another eye-watering record, pushed higher by a huge increase in energy costs fueled partly by Russia's war in Ukraine.
Kelvin Chan. Washington Times. Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:10:54 -0400.
- Ukraine conflict: Biden beefs up F-35 presence in UK
The United States is to send two additional squadrons of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft to the United Kingdom as part of a ...
Janes 360. Thu, 30 Jun 2022 09:50:23 Z.
- WATCH: Dog rescued from damaged building in Ukraine
The State Emergency Service of Ukraine released video of a dog being rescued from an apartment building damaged in shelling amid Russia's ongoing war.
ABC News. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 21:32:05 -0400.
- US Boosts Deployments in Europe as NATO Summit Warns of Russian Threat
The United States will strengthen its forces in Europe as NATO faces up to the threat from Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the deployments at the NATO summit in Madrid. Henry Ridgwell reports.
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 20:45:36 -0400.
- NATO Leaders Gather for Madrid Summit
NATO leaders are gathering in Madrid, Spain, for a summit that will include discussion of support for Ukraine and how the alliance will adapt to face current and future challenges. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 05:48:07 -0400.
- Biden to announce extension of increased US troop presence in Poland: report
President Biden reportedly plans to announce the extended presence of American troops in Poland who were stationed there over the winter amid Russia's war against Ukraine. ...
Brad Dress. The Hill. Mon, 27 Jun 2022 23:49:53 +0000.
Eastern European States include Belarus, the Czech Republic, Hungary,
and Moldova as well as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The government websites listed below provide official news and travel
information about each of these Eastern Europe countries.
The Republic of Belarus' capital city is Minsk, and its national
currency is the Belorusian Rouble. Belorusian and Russian are
the primary languages used in Belarus, and in 2020, the population
of Belarus was estimated at 9,449,323.
The Czech Republic's capital city
is Prague, and its national currency is the Koruna. Czech is the
nation's official language, and in 2020, the Czech Republic's estimated
population was 10,708,981.
The Republic of Hungary's capital city is Budapest, and its currency
is the Forint. Magyar is the primary language used by Hungarians,
and in 2020, the nation's estimated population was 9,660,351.
The Republic of Moldova's capital city is Chisinau, and its currency
is the Leu. Moldovan's official language is Moldovan, and in 2020,
the country's estimated population was 4,033,963.
The Republic of Poland's capital city is Warsaw, and its currency is
the Zloty. The primary language used in Poland is Polish, and in
2020, the country's estimated population was 37,846,611.
Romania's capital city
is Bucharest, and its national currency is the Leu. Romania's
official language is Romanian, and in 2020, the country's estimated
population was 19,237,691.
The Slovak Republic's
capital city is Bratislava, and its currency is the Koruna.
Slovakia's official language is Slovak, and in 2020, the country's
estimated population was 5,459,642.
Ukraine's capital city
is Kiev, and its currency is the Hryvnia. Ukrainian and Russian
are Ukraine's primary languages, and in 2020, the country's estimated
population was 43,733,762.