Washington says Russia can attack Ukraine ‘at any time’, Russian troops are in Belarus

Washington says Russia can attack Ukraine at any time Russian

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko greets senior military officials in Minsk, January 17, 2022. The Belarusian President has endorsed the idea of ​​a joint Russian and Belarusian armed forces exercise called ‘Determination of Union 2022’. NIKOLAI PETROV / AP Military pressure is increasing in Eastern Europe. Belarus announced on Tuesday, January 18, the arrival of an … Read more

Russia and NATO note their disagreements, without ruling out continuing their discussions

Russia and NATO note their disagreements without ruling out continuing

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after a NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels, January 12, 2022. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP It was necessary to look for it with attention, but there was indeed “A positive signal”, in the words of the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, during the NATO-Russia Council which was held on Wednesday … Read more

Russia sends Japanese billionaire into space

Russia sends Japanese billionaire into space

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is about to take off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on December 8, 2021. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP Russia is set to make a comeback in the lucrative business of orbital tourism, sending a Japanese billionaire into space on a rocket bound for the International Space Station (ISS). On Wednesday, December 8, the … Read more

Biden warns Putin that Russia will face “heavy sanctions” if Ukraine escalates

Biden warns Putin that Russia will face heavy sanctions if

This high-risk exchange between the President of the United States, Joe Biden, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, lasted two hours. MIKHAIL METZEL / AP United States President Joe Biden has “Let know” to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, whom Russia would be exposed to “Strong sanctions, among other economic ones”, in case of military … Read more

Joe Biden says he is preparing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia

Joe Biden says he is preparing initiatives to defend Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the pro-Russian enclave of Donetsk on December 3, 2021. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP Joe Biden affirmed, Friday, December 3, to prepare « initiatives » to defend Ukraine in the event of an invasion, before an exchange with his counterpart Vladimir Putin planned in the coming days. Saying to be in … Read more

US satellites “attacked daily”. Space Force on the intensification of rivalry with China and Russia

General David Dean Thompson, US Space Force’s deputy head of space operations, spoke to The Washington Post on the occasion of the Halifax International Security Forum conference on November 19-21. in Nova Scotia, Canada. The forum started just four days after the widely commented Russian anti-satellite missile test, which resulted in the crash of the … Read more

In Ukraine, Zelensky’s challenge to escalate with Russia

In Ukraine Zelenskys challenge to escalate with Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev on December 1, 2021, the 30th anniversary of the Ukrainian independence referendum. EFREM LUKATSKY / AP As Ukraine faces, for the second time in less than six months, an escalation with Russia on its borders, President Volodymyr Zelensky intends to show that he is standing up. Wednesday 1is December, … Read more

“Russia is a country in a state of permanent post-traumatic stress”

Russia is a country in a state of permanent post traumatic

Tribune. One of Russia’s most painful problems is that of historical memory. It is a country in a state of permanent post-traumatic stress. His most serious psychological trauma is the memory of the Stalinist terror, when, according to the most moderate estimates, around 1 million people were executed and 5 million sent to camps. Analysis … Read more

“Belarus, Syria, Ukraine … we talk to Russia, a lot, but often in a vacuum”

Belarus Syria Ukraine we talk to Russia a lot but

Chronic. On one subject at least, the Parisian clamor which rises from the electoral campaign, to the extreme right as to the extreme left, via the old right of government, makes hear the same refrain. There is only one recourse to our foreign policy difficulties: Russian President Vladimir Putin. The incantation is black magic or … Read more

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