US intel skeptical Putin will be swayed by Russian public opinion over war in Ukraine

US intel skeptical Putin will be swayed by Russian public opinion over war in Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteUS intelligence officials are skeptical that any change in Russian public opinion against the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine — even a dramatic one — would have an effect in persuading Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the conflict, according to multiple sources familiar...

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Four Months Later: Are Russian Sanctions Making an Impact?

Four Months Later: Are Russian Sanctions Making an Impact?

The scope of global economic sanctions levied against Moscow beginning just days before it waged its unprovoked aggression against Ukraine have been unprecedented.  But what has been their impact so far, as Russia and Ukraine head into their fourth month of warfare? Russia Facing “Deep Recession” Worse Than 2008 “Clearly...

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William Barr May Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee: Report

William Barr May Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee: Report

This post was originally published on this siteDonald Trump’s attorney general “tentatively agreed to give sworn testimony behind closed doors,” according to sources cited by CNN.

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Biden tours Samsung plant in South Korea, advocates for legislation to boost chip making

Biden tours Samsung plant in South Korea, advocates for legislation to boost chip making

This post was originally published on this siteBiden began a five-day trip to Asia in South Korea where he wants to deepen economic and security cooperation with the world’s 10th largest economy.     

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Pelosi warns Britain: No trade deal unless you respect Northern Ireland peace deal

Pelosi warns Britain: No trade deal unless you respect Northern Ireland peace deal

This post was originally published on this site By Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) -U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Britain there could be no U.S.-UK trade deal if it proceeds with plans to unilaterally scrap some of the rules governing trade with Northern Ireland. Britain warned European Union...

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Russian attacks in Donbas are ‘hell,’ Zelenskyy says, as fighting remains intense in eastern Ukraine: Live updates

Russian attacks in Donbas are ‘hell,’ Zelenskyy says, as fighting remains intense in eastern Ukraine: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe International Committee of the Red Cross is trying to register the Ukrainian troops as POWs. US accuses Russia of weaponizing food. Updates.     

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Democratic pressure grows on Schumer to break impasse on COVID relief

Democratic pressure grows on Schumer to break impasse on COVID relief

This post was originally published on this siteA growing number of Senate Democrats say they’re ready to take a tough vote on an amendment to keep the Title 42 health order in place at the U.S.-Mexico border if that’s what’s needed to move a stalled COVID-19 relief package. Senate Majority...

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Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections: officials

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections: officials

This post was originally published on this site Members of a U.S. Senate panel and election administrators raised a bevy of concerns Thursday about the challenges elections officials will face this fall, saying problems ranging from a lack of paper to coordinated misinformation campaigns could affect confidence in U.S. democracy....

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On Race, Herschel Walker’s Offer of Absolution Divides Georgia Voters

On Race, Herschel Walker’s Offer of Absolution Divides Georgia Voters

This post was originally published on this siteGeorgia will still have a Black senator next year, but the likely Republican nominee, Herschel Walker, and the incumbent Democrat, Raphael Warnock, offer far different visions on race.

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Senate to vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package

Senate to vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate is expected to vote on Thursday to pass a roughly $40 billion bill to send aid to Ukraine as the country fights back against Russia’s brutal and unprovoked attacks.

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