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Ukraine War, January 30, 2023: South Africa welcomes Russian foreign minister SergeyLavrov, plans joint naval exercises with Russia and China

1) Mathilde Boussion (Johannesburg correspondent), “Lavrov visits South Africa: Pretoria defends military drills with Russia, China; South African authorities recently confirmed joint military drills with…

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Ukraine War, January 26, 2023: After battle tanks, Ukraine expects long-range artillery rockets for HIMARS; proposal to set up munitions factory in Poland to ramp up war production: delivery of Leopard 2 and Abrams battle tanks agreed


Ukraine War, January 19, 2023: Poland threatens to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine without German approval




Ukraine War, January 14, 2023: NATO policy on transfer of modern armored vehicles changes, as Putin’s nuclear threats lose credibility


Ukraine War, January 13, 2023: Mounting pressure on Scholz to transfer Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine


Ukraine War, January 12, 2023: Putin restores old guard to command over Ukraine war


Ukraine War, January 10, 2023: The United Nations must find way to strip Russia of veto in Security Counci

1) Gregor Schwung, “Der Angriff auf Russlands Sitz im UN-Sicherheitsrat,” Die Welt, den 10. Januar 2023 (18:48 Uhr);



Ukraine War, December 29, 2022: President Biden, NATO, do something! It is obscene to stand by and do nothing to stop Putin as he pummels Ukraine

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Ukraine War, December 28, 2022 (III): Semantic confusion–Zelensky seeks “total victory” while Biden’s muddled thinking bodes ill for Ukraine

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Ukraine War, December 27, 2022 (II): Gordon Brown calls for trial in absentia of Putin and accomplices for crime of aggression; plans for special tribunal

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Ukraine War, December 11, 2022: Military views on military situation; text of Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech by Oleksandra Matviichuk (with video)

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Ukraine War, December 10, 2022: Boris Johnson urges transfer of advanced weapons, greater military aid to Ukraine; Biden signals NATO that U.S. policy respecting Putin’s “red line” regarding attacks on targets in Russia will not change

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Ukraine War, December 7, 2022: Germany supports Ukrainian arracks on Russian territory

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