Summary of Ukraine: The Latest Podcast

TUESDAY 24 MAY 2022 It is day 90 in the war against Ukraine UKRAINE: THE LATEST, The Telegraph Contributors: David Knowles, Dom Nichols, Verity Bowman, Julia Osmoiska Intense fighting in the central Donbas region.  Putin has said that at the very minimum he wants the Donbas which includes the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts. The slowdownContinue reading “Summary of Ukraine: The Latest Podcast”

“Nobody can defeat us. We are Ukrainians.” The narrative of appeasement.

UKRAINE WORLD, 19 May 2022 Podcast This is one of the best podcasts for people interested in Ukraine.  The discussion is among Ukrainians speaking English.  I started listening to this podcast before the Russian invasion.  Almost all of the conversations are thought-provoking analysis instead of the usual (corporate news) personal interest stories. On Thursday ofContinue reading ““Nobody can defeat us. We are Ukrainians.” The narrative of appeasement.”

UKRAINE UPDATE: Loathsome New York Times Editorial

SATURDAY 21 MAY 2022 THE KYIV INDEPENDENT A New York Times article entitled “The War in Ukraine is Getting complicated, and America Isn’t Ready,” published on May 19, caused a stir in Ukraine and beyond. In the badly written, juvenile, article, the editorial board stated: “A decisive military victory for Ukraine over Russia, in whichContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: Loathsome New York Times Editorial”


WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2022 Day 84 of the war against Ukraine. THE TELEGRAPH There are negotiations about prisoner exchange for the fighters at Azovstal steel plant.  The trial starts today of the 21-year-old who is accused of killing a Ukrainian man over 60.   Vadim Shishirarin is accused of shooting and killing Oleksandr Shelipov. There isContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: AZOVSTAL FIGHTERS”

Exclusive: Former top Republican lawmaker in Colorado received leak of voting data | Reuters

A former Republican minority leader of the Colorado legislature is among the recipients of a trove of sensitive voting data leaked by a county official working with activists seeking to prove President Donald Trump’s false stolen-election claims, according to court records reviewed by Reuters.— Read on


TUESDAY 17 MAY 2022 Podast: The Telegraph, Ukraine The Latest Ukraine has had success in the north pushing Russians back to the border. Surrender of those left in the Mariupol steel plant.  It is said that they are in separatist held areas in the Donbas. The port cities on the Sea of Azov have beenContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: MARIUPOL STEEL PLANT”