Biden’s appearances since debate have not stopped calls to drop out: Biden’s public appearances after the debate have been increasingly scrutinized as more ...
washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/19/biden-events-after-debate-videos/
Biden’s appearances since debate have not stopped calls to drop out
Quick Glance: President Joe Biden Ends 2024 Campaign, Endorses Kamala Harris
  • Democratic lawmakers endorse Vice President Harris for the nomination

  • Not all Democrats endorse Harris, some call for a pause and thank Biden

  • Republican National Committee leaders link Harris with Biden's policies and criticize her

  • Biden ends his campaign and endorses Harris for the presidential nomination
Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine: Welcome to Balance of Power, bringing you the latest in global politics. If you haven’t yet ...
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Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine
“Anything else would be naive”: Baerbock defends the stationing of long-range US missiles in Germany
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“Anything else would be naive”: Baerbock defends the stationing of ...
Ukraine war: Vitali Klitschko speaks out in favor of referendum on peace with Russia
berliner-zeitung.de/news/ukraine-braucht-moeglicherweise-referendum-fuer-frieden-mit-russland-li.2237273
Ukraine war: Vitali Klitschko speaks out in favor of referendum on peace ...
US missiles are welcome in Germany, foreign minister says: Baerbock’s comments came in response to criticism from within the German government coalition.
politico.eu/article/us-missiles-welcome-germany-foreign-minister-annalena-baerbock/
US missiles are welcome in Germany, foreign minister says
Trump and Zelensky speak as election hangs over U.S. aid to Ukraine: A Trump victory could herald an abrupt shift in U.S. foreign policy in the region.
washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/19/trump-zelensky-call-ukraine/
Trump and Zelensky speak as election hangs over U.S. aid to Ukraine
Quick Glance: Trump and Zelensky discuss Future of Ukraine
  • Former President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the future of the war in Ukraine with the U.S. presidential race looming.

  • Highlighting the contrasting positions of Trump and Biden on the war in Ukraine, and the election's significance for U.S. policy towards Ukraine and Russia.

  • Zelensky and Trump emphasized the importance of support for Ukraine in their statements following the conversation, discussing steps towards achieving lasting peace.

  • Zelensky pushed for continued support from allies globally and stressed the foreign policy stakes of the U.S. election, while Putin set conditions for ending the war in Ukraine that were rejected by Zelensky.
North Korea's Kim Hosts Russian Military Delegation After Putin Visit: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a Russian military delegation led by Deputy Defense ...
themoscowtimes.com/2024/07/19/north-koreas-kim-hosts-russian-military-delegation-after-putin-visit-a85764
North Korea's Kim Hosts Russian Military Delegation After Putin Visit
Quick Glance: Swiss and Swedes Uphold Fragile Peace on North Korea's Tense Border
  • The Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) monitors the armistice on the inter-Korean border since the end of the Korean War.

  • Switzerland and Sweden are the only countries maintaining a constant presence in the DMZ, as Poland and Czechia are no longer recognized by North Korea.

  • With increasing militarization and technological advancements on both sides of the border, the risk of unintended escalations is rising.

  • The importance of the NNSC is crucial in preventing potential conflicts amidst modern threats like nuclear and cyber-related attacks.
Biden Drops Out Of 2024 U.S. Presidential Race, Endorses Harris: U.S. President Joe Biden said he is withdrawing his candidacy in the November 2024 election and ...
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Biden Drops Out Of 2024 U.S. Presidential Race, Endorses Harris
War in Ukraine: Kyiv’s Forces Flee Donetsk Village to Avoid Encirclement: Ukraine’s troops withdrew from the village of Prohres in the Donetsk region as they ...
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-07-21/war-in-ukraine-kyiv-s-forces-flee-donetsk-village-to-avoid-encirclement
War in Ukraine: Kyiv’s Forces Flee Donetsk Village to Avoid Encirclement
Geopolitics: Putin's Russia has long been a colony of China: Russia's president is waging war in Ukraine, wants to break the dominance of the West and build a ...
welt.de/debatte/kommentare/article252604598/Geopolitik-Putins-Russland-ist-laengst-eine-Kolonie-Chinas.html
Geopolitics: Putin's Russia has long been a colony of China
Facing difficult frontline reality and the prospect of Trump in the White House, Zelensky hints at negotiations with Russia
cnn.com/2024/07/20/europe/ukraine-zelensky-uncertainty-russia-negotiations-intl/
Facing difficult frontline reality and the prospect of Trump in the White ...
On Friday, Russia sentenced U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich to 16 years on espionage charges. In a March 2024 cover story, Gershkovich's friends, family ... Show more

The Fight to Free Evan Gershkovich | TIME
European Parliament condemns Orbán’s meeting with Putin: Lawmakers argue that prime minister’s Russia visit “be met with repercussions for Hungary.”
politico.eu/article/european-parliament-condemns-viktor-orban-meeting-vladimir-putin/
European Parliament condemns Orbán’s meeting with Putin
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked Prime Minister Keir Starmer to “show leadership” and convince other allies to lift the restriction on using ... Show more
As surging Trump plans to hand Ukraine to Putin, Biden must speed up aid in 2024: NATO allies anxious over White House timidity and MAGA disdain for Kyiv's fate.
inquirer.com/news/columnists/nato-ukraine-biden-trump-putin-20240720.html
As surging Trump plans to hand Ukraine to Putin, Biden must speed up aid ...
Jürgen Elsässer: First he was a communist, then a right-wing extremist: The German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser bans Jürgen Elsässer's “Compact” magazine ...
tagesanzeiger.ch/verbot-von-compact-magazin-faeser-geht-hohes-risiko-ein-687994802355
Jürgen Elsässer: First he was a communist, then a right-wing extremist
Quick Glance: Ban on Right-Wing Magazine: Implications and Responses
  • The Federal Ministry of the Interior has banned the right-wing extremist 'Compact' magazine.

  • Chief editor Jürgen Elsässer holds extreme right-wing views.

  • The ban was imposed due to inflammatory content instigating actions against the constitutional order.

  • The ban includes the sale of the magazine, the website, and associated symbols.
The 'new axis powers': China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are forging closer ties - how worried should we be?
news.sky.com/story/the-new-axis-powers-china-russia-iran-and-north-korea-are-forging-closer-ties-how-worried-should-we-be-13176969
The 'new axis powers': China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are ...
WATCH: The selection of JD Vance as the Republican vice presidential candidate is "problematic," former Arkansas Gov ... Show more
Moscow visit: Majority of the EU Parliament condemns Orbán's trip: The Hungarian Prime Minister angered the European Parliament with his visit to Kremlin leader ...
welt.de/politik/ausland/article252571148/Moskau-Besuch-Mehrheit-des-EU-Parlaments-verurteilt-Orbans-Reise.html
Moscow visit: Majority of the EU Parliament condemns Orbán's trip
Putin's Invasion Has Cost Him 1.7 Million Workers: Report: Russia faces a growing labor shortage, according to analysis by independent Russian outlet "Novaya ...
newsweek.com/russia-putin-labor-shortage-1927958
Putin's Invasion Has Cost Him 1.7 Million Workers: Report
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump Allies Overseas Praise VP Pick J.D. Vance
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump Allies Overseas Praise VP ...
Kaum hat Ungarn den EU-Ratsvorsitz inne, geht Regierungschef Orban auf Reisen – unter anderem zu Putin, Xi und Trump. „Friedensmission“ nennt er das ... Show more
WATCH: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's "disgusted by the Biden administration's incompetent pullout" from Afghanistan ... Show more
Putin Warns of Blackouts From ‘Uncontrolled’ Crypto Mining: President Vladimir Putin warned on Wednesday that unregulated cryptocurrency mining risks overloading ...
themoscowtimes.com/2024/07/17/putin-warns-of-blackouts-from-uncontrolled-crypto-mining-a85745
Putin Warns of Blackouts From ‘Uncontrolled’ Crypto Mining
At a time when the sports world is banning athletes because of Moscow’s war on Ukraine, one of the International Olympic Committee’s members holds the rank of ... Show more

Putin’s Russian cronies still hold top Olympic roles  – POLITICO
Downing of MH-17 - how Europe allowed itself to be tricked by Putin: Ten years ago today, pro-Russian "insurgents" accidentally shot down a Malaysia Airlines ...
nzz.ch/meinung/abschuss-mh-17-wie-sich-europa-von-putin-austricksen-liess-ld.1838172
Downing of MH-17 - how Europe allowed itself to be tricked by Putin
“When Donald Trump was president, Putin did nothing. No invasions, no wars … Putin didn’t attack Ukraine because he knew Donald Trump was tough ... Show more

RNC 2024 Day 2 updates: Trump rivals take center stage along with divine intervention - ABC News
‘They tried to make us Russians’: the children Putin stole: Thousands of Ukrainian youngsters were abducted and indoctrinated to be ‘mini soldiers’ ...
thetimes.com/world/russia-ukraine-war/article/they-tried-to-make-us-russians-the-children-putin-stole-kpf9vrv7b
‘They tried to make us Russians’: the children Putin stole
In just two months: Huge losses reported among Putin's Russian soldiers: Vladimir Putin is sending more and more Russian soldiers to their deaths in Ukraine ...
fr.de/politik/ukraine-krieg-verluste-russland-armee-soldaten-tot-verwundet-wladimir-putin-zr-93189496.html
In just two months: Huge losses reported among Putin's Russian soldiers
War in Ukraine: Cubans Are Still Being Recruited by Russia: Cubans are continuing to travel to Russia to join its war on Ukraine despite attempts by the ...
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-07-19/war-in-ukraine-cubans-are-still-being-recruited-by-russia
War in Ukraine: Cubans Are Still Being Recruited by Russia
Zelenskyy urges partners to show ‘bravery’ in helping Ukraine: Ukraine president warns Russian leader Vladimir Putin will work to break up the pro-Ukraine ...
politico.eu/article/volodymyr-zelenskyy-war-in-ukraine-allies-weapons-defense-aid-european-political-community-summit/
Zelenskyy urges partners to show ‘bravery’ in helping Ukraine
Soldiers' wives threaten Putin - “Do you think we’re stupid?”: A woman stands in front of a poster of a Russian soldier at a military exhibition in Moscow ...
morgenpost.de/politik/article406808288/soldatenfrauen-drohen-putin-halten-sie-uns-fuer-dumm.html
Soldiers' wives threaten Putin - “Do you think we’re stupid?”
These are the seven UK targets which Vladimir Putin could strike in retaliation to Keir Starmer’s military help to Ukraine The 7 UK locations that could be Putin's first target if WW3 breaks out | UK News | Metro News
"They flew into a war they never even knew existed." A Dutch mother, who lost her son and his girlfriend when MH17 was shot from the sky 10 years ago ... Show more
#FPLIVE | Putin Aide's Scathing Attack on US at UNSC: 'Demands Unquestioning Obedience from Allies...' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United ... Show more
Trump calls Putin, Xi 'smart, tough' leaders at campaign rally: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping are "smart ...
kyivindependent.com/trump-calls-putin-xi-smart-tough-leaders-at-campaign-rally/
Trump calls Putin, Xi 'smart, tough' leaders at campaign rally
How American Pension Funds Help Fund Vladimir Putin’s Gas Gambit: US workers have indirectly invested in the highly specialized ice-class carriers serving ...
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-07-19/how-american-pension-funds-help-fund-vladimir-putin-s-gas-gambit
How American Pension Funds Help Fund Vladimir Putin’s Gas Gambit
10 years later: MH17 shooting down not fully processed: Ten years ago, Russian armed forces shot down the passenger plane MH17 over Ukraine, killing 298 people ...
zdf.de/nachrichten/politik/ausland/flug-mh17-abschuss-opfer-aufarbeitung-10-jahre-100.html
10 years later: MH17 shooting down not fully processed
‘Society isn’t prepared’ The Kremlin fears ‘public discontent’ and a rise in crime as returning soldiers fail to adapt to civilian life — Meduza
meduza.io/en/feature/2024/07/19/society-isn-t-prepared
‘Society isn’t prepared’ The Kremlin fears ‘public discontent’ and a rise ...
EU’s Michel Hits Back at Hungary’s Orban Over Trump Peace Plan Letter: European Council President Charles Michel fired back at Viktor Orban to “set the record ...
bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-07-16/eu-s-michel-hits-back-at-orban-over-trump-peace-plan-letter
EU’s Michel Hits Back at Hungary’s Orban Over Trump Peace Plan Letter
Quick Glance: Orbán Reveals Trump's Plans for Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks
  • Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán claims that Donald Trump would quickly demand peace talks between Russia and Ukraine if he wins the US presidential election in November.

  • Orbán urges the EU to reopen direct diplomatic communication with Russia and start 'high-level' negotiations with China to find a peaceful solution to the war in Ukraine.

  • Orbán warns of escalating military conflict in Ukraine based on his discussions with Putin, Xi, and Zelenskyy, and Trump plans to act as a peace broker immediately after his election victory.

  • The EU should prepare for a potential shift in US policy and either accept the need for immediate negotiations between Russia and Ukraine or take on more responsibility for funding Ukraine's defense.
Donald Trump is bellowing “drill, baby, drill" on the campaign trail. But pushing lucrative US fossil fuel deals is a risky bet given the European ... Show more

‘Drill, baby, drill’: America’s fossil fuel boom risks bust in Europe – POLITICO
Barred from running in Russia's latest presidential election and branded a "foreign agent", politician Yekaterina Duntsova remains determined to ... Show more
On the second day of the RNC, Nikki Haley slammed Pres. Biden's Ukraine policy and praised Trump, saying, "When Donald Trump was president ... Show more

RNC 2024 Day 2 updates: Trump rivals take center stage along with divine intervention - ABC News
British military intelligence claims Russia has lost more than 70,000 troops in the past two months in its bid to capture Kharkiv 🚨
Fact-checking Day 3 of the 2024 Republican National Convention: Vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance calls blue cities “giant crime zones” and says Trump opposed ...
washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/18/fact-check-rnc-day-3/
Fact-checking Day 3 of the 2024 Republican National Convention
Russia and Ukraine free 95 POWs each in latest prisoner exchange: A total of 190 soldiers held captive in Ukraine and Russia have been released in a prisoner ...
france24.com/en/europe/20240717-russia-ukraine-free-95-pows-each-prisoner-exchange
Russia and Ukraine free 95 POWs each in latest prisoner exchange
Quick Glance: Ukraine-Russia War: Key Events, Day 873
  • Ukrainian drone attacks on Russia’s Kursk region triggered a fire at a factory and wounded at least six people. Russia’s Defence Ministry announced its forces destroyed 13 Ukrainian drones overnight, including one over the Kursk region bordering Ukraine.

  • The Kremlin responded cautiously to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s apparent invitation to a future peace summit, stating Moscow needs to understand Kyiv's intentions before attending talks.

  • Ukraine’s parliament voted to scrap taxes and duties on imports of energy equipment, including for wind and solar generation, as the country grapples with a severe energy crisis due to Russian bombardments.

  • Ukraine and Czech ammunition maker Sellier and Bellot signed an agreement to build an ammunition factory in Ukraine. Russia’s communications regulator demanded Google reinstate over 200 Russian YouTube channels blocked for spreading pro-Kremlin content.
If there’s one thing the organizers of the Olympics want you to know, it’s that politics has no place in their biennial sporting event ... Show more

The Olympics have always been political – POLITICO
Trump Is Expected to Meet With Hungary’s Orban: The meeting would come after Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has long been aligned with the former president ...
nytimes.com/2024/07/11/us/politics/trump-orban-florida-meeting.html
Trump Is Expected to Meet With Hungary’s Orban
Quick Glance: Hungary's Orban as Global Peacemaker Amid Controversy
  • Viktor Orban concluded his global tour with Donald Trump, branding it as 'Peace mission 5.0'.

  • Orban's whirlwind tour to various countries has stirred controversy for his peace efforts and alignment with Putin and Xi Jinping.

  • Despite criticism, Orban emphasizes the need for peacekeepers and suggests a ceasefire with a set deadline.

  • His actions aim to boost his image domestically and internationally, especially amidst declining popularity and political challenges at home.
Russia Gloats Over Shooting: ‘Trump Has Biden’s Balls in his Hand’: The Kremlin media was giddy with excitement Sunday saying they had predicted that Biden would ...
thedailybeast.com/russia-gloats-over-shooting-trump-has-bidens-balls-in-his-hand
Russia Gloats Over Shooting: ‘Trump Has Biden’s Balls in his Hand’
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary: Next EPC meeting to take place four months from now in Budapest, Keir Starmer says.
politico.eu/article/european-political-community-summit-hungary-viktor-orban-united-kingdom-keir-starmer/
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary
Russia Crushes Dissent as Putin’s System Ramps Up Repression: The death and imprisonment of Kremlin critics, the adoption of new repressive legislation ...
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Russia Crushes Dissent as Putin’s System Ramps Up Repression
Putin fears crypto mining could cause energy shortages in Russia: Moscow uses crypto currency to finance its war effort in Ukraine and to bypass sanctions ...
politico.eu/article/russia-vladimir-putin-crypto-russia-sanctions-west-banking-services-nuclear-power-plant-usa-mining/
Putin fears crypto mining could cause energy shortages in Russia
Trump’s choice of Vance ‘terrible news’ for Ukraine, Europe experts warn: Running mate likely to push Trump to pursue ‘America first’ foreign policy and deal ...
theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/jul/17/trump-jd-vance-vp-ukraine
Trump’s choice of Vance ‘terrible news’ for Ukraine, Europe experts warn
Anne Applebaum: ‘Trump is a transactional person whose interest is in himself... It’s why he is more dangerous’
irishtimes.com/culture/books/2024/07/20/anne-applebaum-autocracies-are-pushing-so-hard-because-they-feel-threatened-internally-not-externally/
Anne Applebaum: ‘Trump is a transactional person whose interest is in ...
Opinion | Biden Gives Putin a Sanctuary: His policy of restricting Ukraine’s use of U.S. weapons on Russian soil is utterly self-defeating.
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Opinion | Biden Gives Putin a Sanctuary
China and Russia Are Quietly Building a NATO Rival: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization also had a summit this month, and the authoritarian leaders showed ...
bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2024-07-18/china-and-russia-are-quietly-building-a-nato-rival
China and Russia Are Quietly Building a NATO Rival
“Playing with fire”: Putin confidant doubles down on nuclear threats against NATO states
fr.de/politik/nato-militaerdoktrin-ukraine-krieg-putin-rjabkow-atomwaffen-drohung-nuklear-westen-93189179.html
“Playing with fire”: Putin confidant doubles down on nuclear threats ...
Sick Men of Europe Still Need a Remedy for Trump: Berlin and Paris are bracing for a trans-Atlantic shock, but not doing enough about it.
bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2024-07-18/sick-men-of-europe-still-need-a-remedy-for-trump
Sick Men of Europe Still Need a Remedy for Trump
Hungary’s gatherings get cold shoulder after Putin visit: At least six countries refused to send their senior ministers to Budapest on Tuesday ...
politico.eu/article/hungary-gathering-get-cold-shoulder-after-vladimir-putin-visit-viktor-orban/
Hungary’s gatherings get cold shoulder after Putin visit
‘It was a mistake’: Zelensky defends Biden’s ‘President Putin’ gaffe: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has spoken out on US President Joe Biden’s ...
cnn.com/2024/07/13/europe/zelensky-reacts-biden-president-putin-gaffe-intl/
‘It was a mistake’: Zelensky defends Biden’s ‘President Putin’ gaffe
Von der Leyen orders EU boycott after Orban's Putin trip: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reacts to Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban's solo ...
focus.de/politik/ausland/keine-eu-kommissare-bei-treffen-von-der-leyen-ordnet-boykott-nach-orbans-putin-reise-an_id_260140500.html
Von der Leyen orders EU boycott after Orban's Putin trip
Russia spends millions to create new generation of Putin clones: One youth organization, the "Fraternity of the Academics," opposes Ukrainian statehood and views ...
businessinsider.com/russia-spends-millions-youth-indoctrinate-next-generation-putin-2024-7
Russia spends millions to create new generation of Putin clones
Putin’s summer residence gets new air defenses as Ukraine steps up drone attacks: As Ukraine grows bolder in striking targets deep inside Russia ...
cnn.com/2024/07/18/europe/putin-summer-residence-fortification/
Putin’s summer residence gets new air defenses as Ukraine steps up drone ...
Ukraine's intelligence chief: We tried to kill Putin many times: Ukrainian intelligence chief Budanov said in an interview that there had already been several ...
berliner-zeitung.de/politik-gesellschaft/geopolitik/geheimdienstchef-der-ukraine-wir-haben-oft-versucht-putin-zu-toeten-li.2235531
Ukraine's intelligence chief: We tried to kill Putin many times
Russia Ukraine war latest: Last Russian naval patrol ship leaves Crimea in big win for Ukraine
independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-ukraine-war-putin-drones-crimea-latest-news-b2580371.html
Russia Ukraine war latest: Last Russian naval patrol ship leaves Crimea in ...
Why Modi Summit Is a Hollow Victory for Putin: Since the invasion of Ukraine, India has gained significant leverage over Russia, though one analyst warns New ...
newsweek.com/modi-summit-hollow-victory-putin-1927938
Why Modi Summit Is a Hollow Victory for Putin
Putin’s New War Economy: Why Soviet-Style Military Spending—and State Intervention—Won’t Save Russia
foreignaffairs.com/russia/putins-new-war-economy
Putin’s New War Economy: Why Soviet-Style Military Spending—and State ...
Russia blames Trump shooting on his political opponents: “The atmosphere around candidate Trump provoked what America is confronting today,” Moscow said.
politico.eu/article/russia-kremlin-blames-donald-trump-shooting-on-democrat-opponents/
Russia blames Trump shooting on his political opponents