Jeffrey Sachs yanked off air after accusing US of sabotaging Nord Stream

A Columbia University professor has accused the US of sabotaging the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea, prompting television hosts to pull the plug on his TV interview. Speaking with Bloomberg, Professor Jeffrey Sachs floated the idea the pipeline, which has been at the center of a global “whodunit” saga in recent weeks, was … Read more

Russia planning nuke test near Ukraine border: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin is feared to be planning a nuclear test on the border with Ukraine — while officials in Kyiv are already handing out potassium iodine pills to protect against a possible nuke strike. NATO has issued an intelligence report to its members and allies warning that the Kremlin is planning to test … Read more

Putin puts US officials on edge with nuclear saber-rattling

US officials are on edge about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent threat to use nuclear weapons, ahead of his illegal and contested move to claim huge swathes of Ukrainian territory. Current and former US officials on Sunday said that although there is nobody in Russia who could stop Putin from deploying nuclear weapons, such a … Read more

Putin puts US officials on edge with nuclear saber rattling

US officials are on edge about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent threat to use nuclear weapons, ahead of his illegal and contested move to claim huge swathes of Ukrainian territory. Current and former US officials on Sunday said that although there is nobody in Russia who could stop Putin from deploying nuclear weapons, such a … Read more

Putin Has Left the World No Other Option But Regime Change

Vladimir Putin must go. His demented Kremlin speech Friday, during a ceremony in which he feebly asserted Russia was annexing portions of Ukraine, made the strongest case for the necessity of regime change in Moscow that any world leader has yet to make. But it has been clear the Russian dictator must be removed from … Read more

Vladimir Putin Just Seized One-Fifth of Ukraine But Biden’s Still Betting Sanctions Can Stop Him

Faced with mounting economic costs from sanctions on the Russian government and increasingly explicit nuclear threats from the Kremlin, the Biden administration still believes that a war of attrition is the only way to beat Vladimir Putin. The newest tranche of sanctions punishing Russia for its illegal annexation of four Ukrainian provinces won’t turn the … Read more

US has privately warned Russia of consequences of using a nuclear weapon

The US has privately been warning the Kremlin for months of consequences if they use a nuclear weapon in their conflict with Ukraine, according to officials. Anonymous officials told The Washington Post that the White House has publicly been purposefully vague about what those consequences would be in an attempt to build concern among Russian … Read more