Russia launches new attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure

After a short hiatus, Ukrainian authorities report that Russia has a new wave of airstrikes with missiles on Ukrainian cities on Monday in its latest effort to cut power and other basic services to citizens at a time when the country is dealing with sub-zero temperatures. “The enemy is again attacking the territory of Ukraine … Read more

Russia rains missiles on Ukraine’s nuclear power plants

A barrage of Russian missiles has forced the shutdown of six nuclear plants at a time when Ukraine’s energy infrastructure has already suffered significant damage, threatening Ukrainians with blackouts and a cold winter. Russia stepped up attacks on Wednesday, targeting and destroying critical facilities, including energy infrastructure that has led to Ukraine’s worst blackout to … Read more

War in Ukraine: horror sign Putin only starts bombing Kiev

Despite the chaos and devastation Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has caused over the past nine months, there are grim signs that the worst of the operation is yet to come. As winter approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, Russia is executing a devastating strategy to attack Ukraine’s energy facilities through a series of mass strikes … Read more

Conflict between Japan and China: Superpower braces for war with Beijing

Japan is concerned. A close neighbor talks tough. It wants control of Tokyo’s southernmost islands, shipping lanes and oil reserves. Now that talk relentlessly marches to action. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida promised last weekend that he would prepare for aggression. “We must prepare for an era where actors break the rules and use force or … Read more