Zelensky, German chancellor discuss war, sanctions

Zelensky, German chancellor discuss war, sanctions

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...

Read more
DeJoy says USPS will expedite midterm ballots, holds firm on electric trucks

DeJoy says USPS will expedite midterm ballots, holds firm on electric trucks

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.

Read more
Fred Upton, Republican who voted to impeach Trump, retiring from House seat

Fred Upton, Republican who voted to impeach Trump, retiring from House seat

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.

Read more
One Month Into Putin’s War on Ukraine, What’s Changed?

One Month Into Putin’s War on Ukraine, What’s Changed?

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.

Read more
Polish, Czech, and Slovenian prime ministers announce Kyiv visit as Russian shelling ramps up

Polish, Czech, and Slovenian prime ministers announce Kyiv visit as Russian shelling ramps up

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.

Read more
Putin announces creation of two new countries — that had been part of Ukraine

Putin announces creation of two new countries — that had been part of Ukraine

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...

Read more
Ukraine crisis: Five reasons why Putin might not invade

Ukraine crisis: Five reasons why Putin might not invade

This post was originally published on this siteDespite warnings an invasion is imminent, there are reasons to believe Putin won’t make a move.

Read more
Bipartisan senators introduce Kids Online Safety bill

Bipartisan senators introduce Kids Online Safety bill

This post was originally published on this siteA new proposal backed by bipartisan senators would require social media platforms to take additional measures to keep children under 16 safe online. The Kids Online Safety Act, which will be introduced by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and…

Read more
Senators unveil children’s online safety bill after months of pressure on Silicon Valley

Senators unveil children’s online safety bill after months of pressure on Silicon Valley

This post was originally published on this siteCo-sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), the Kids Online Safety Act would require online platforms to provide parents and minors under the age of 16 with “easy-to-use” tools to keep them safe, limit screen time and protect their...

Read more