FRIDAY 13 MAY 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE: CNN There are wounded inside the steel plant in Mariupol.  It is believed that all the civilians are all out.  The Russians keep shelling the plant. Russian troops have withdrawn around Kharkiv and destroyed bridges. Destroying the bridges means that the Russians have given up attempts to occupy Kharkiv,Continue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE”

US secretly issued subpoena to access Guardian reporter’s phone records | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian published two sensitive reports by Kirchgaessner within the timeframe of the DoJ review into child separation covered by the leak inquiry. On 23 July 2020 she revealed that the DoJ’s former deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein had personally advised that migrant parents should be prosecuted, no matter how young the children accompanying them.—Continue reading “US secretly issued subpoena to access Guardian reporter’s phone records | US news | The Guardian”

Russian hackers mocked after they fail in cyberspace war against Ukraine / The New Voice of Ukraine

Russian hackers were thought to be the strongest force in cyberspace, but the war in Ukraine showed that to be a myth — Read on

UKRAINE UPDATE: The Immortal Regiment

SUNDAY 8 MAY 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE: THE KYIV INDEPENDENT Canada to provide millions in aid to Ukraine and impose new sanctions on Russia. Canada will sanction 12 Russians with lose ties to the state, 19 individuals linked to Russia’s defense sector, and five entities providing direct or indirect support to the Russian military.  More thanContinue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: The Immortal Regiment”

Russia’s Immortal Regiment fighting in hybrid war against Ukraine | Euromaidan Press. Where was the press?

Over 700 people, some of them in Russian military uniform, gathered in front of the White House and were greeted by the Russian Ambassador to the United States. — Read on

Despite Putin, Ukraine’s traditions live on – as does the threat from Chernobyl | Andrey Kurkov | The Guardian

While we tend our graves, vanquished Russian troops are heading through Belarus in a cloud of radioactivity after literally digging up the past, says novelist Andrey Kurkov— Read on


SATURDAY 7 MAY 2022 (@cjjohns1951) UKRAINE UPDATE: Day 73 Podcast: Daily Telegraph Podcast “Ukraine the Latest” This is probably the best daily update podcast.  It is well worth subscribing to. Yachts, Oligarchs and the view from Washington The Russian effort in the Donbas is stalled. The Russians are consuming a lot of military equipment.  (Note:Continue reading “UKRAINE UPDATE: SANCTIONS, YACHTS”


FRIDAY 6 MAY 2022 UKRAINE UPDATE Zelensky feared exactly what is happening, i.e., that the West, specifically the US, would tire of the conflict in Ukraine and turn attention away.  The corporate news is once again filled with the Trump soap opera.  Revelation follows revelation, and each revelation is talked about ad nauseum.  NOTHING isContinue reading “URAINE UPDATE:”