Tag: Ukraine

BUSINESS

ExxonMobil Makes Multi-Billion Dollar Profits To End 2023

ExxonMobil has posted a better-than-expected $36 billion profit for 2023, lifted by fuels trading and higher oil and gas production. Profits from oil majors have been down in 2023 by about a third from record levels in 2022, pressured as oil and gas prices retreated after spiking when Russia invaded Ukraine. Exxon Chief Executive Darren Woods said the industry saw […]

EDITORIAL

Why President Putin Is Winning

President Putin seems to be having the last laugh as the war between Ukraine and Russia continues unabated. The fact is the U.S. and its allies are already showing weakness in support for Ukraine and, after two years, are suffering from war fatigue. Political pundits have now argued that Putin’s patience has paid off, especially against the backdrop of U.S. […]

NEWS

US Running Out of Money to Fund Ukraine War, Budget Office Says

The U.S. is running out of money and time helping Ukraine in its defense against Russian aggression, Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young warned in a letter to Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson and other congressional leaders. Young said in the letter that by the end of the year, the U.S. will no longer have the funds to […]

NEWS

Russian Troops Strained By Elements

The British Defense Ministry said Sunday that Russian soldiers in Ukraine are suffering from an “age-old battle against the elements.” The daily British intelligence report said that soldiers at a military affairs conference in Moscow complained earlier this month about being “wet from head to toe” for weeks on the front line and unable to light a fire for “a […]

NEWS

Putin Ally Warns EU Against Seizing Russian Assets for Ukraine’s Reconstruction

Russia would likely confiscate the assets of European Union countries, if the bloc takes frozen Russian funds to finance Ukraine’s reconstruction, according to Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of Russia’s lower house of parliament and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Last week, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that she was crafting a proposal that would take the […]

NEWS

Competing Interests For UN Spotlight At Annual Meeting

The war in Ukraine is likely to be the big topic for a second year when leaders gather at the U.N. General Assembly next week, but many developing countries are hoping to shine a light on issues important to them, including development, the economy, and climate. This year’s general assembly will take place after Asian countries met in Indonesia for […]

NEWS

Ukraine Hits A Distant Russian Ship, Showing Reach Of Naval Drones 

Ukraine’s navy demonstrated its ability to strike targets at long ranges using naval drones, hitting a Russian ship in the Black Sea during a military exercise. The drone attack was seen as a warning to Moscow, which has been accused of escalating tensions in the region. Support The Readers Bureau. Buy A T-Shirt Today (4 different colors)! click  https://www.bonfire.com/one-love-72/?fbclid=IwAR2bod-XSyrCPutOwG_SMnKiInk6Bqe2kCtjBsAFISqHluQcujrF2UUkFew Readers Bureau, […]

NEWS

Moscow Reportedly Detains General Surovikin Over Suspected Link To Wagner Rebellion

Russian authorities appear to have detained General Sergei Surovikin over his suspected connection to the Wagner Group’s mutiny last week, according to media reports. The specific details surrounding Surovikin’s status remain blurry, but top Russian and U.S. officials have said the senior general has been detained, the Financial Times and The New York Times reported Thursday. Questions about Surovikin’s whereabouts have been swirling for […]

NEWS

Russia And Ukraine Suffer Heavy Losses As Front-Line Battles Rage

Ukraine’s counteroffensive continues with small advances as Russia conducts ‘effective’ defensive operations in the south, analysts say. Fierce fighting is under way on the front line in Russia’s war on Ukraine, with both sides reportedly sustaining a high number of casualties as Kyiv’s counteroffensive marches on. The most intense fighting has centered on the southeastern Zaporizhia province, around the city […]

NEWS

Latest In Ukraine: US Pledges Additional $205M In Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. announced Friday additional humanitarian assistance of $205 million for Ukraine that will provide critical support such as food, safe water, accessible shelter, and more. “The U.S. response is advancing Ukraine’s overall security, economic recovery, energy security, and capacity to cope with the humanitarian crisis created by Russia’s war. We welcome the contributions of other donors toward this crisis […]