Ukraine border fears escalate as officials thrash out Biden-Putin meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin waves during the 2021 US-Russia summit at La Grange Villa near Lake Geneva, on June 16, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images Uncertainty has shrouded details about a much-touted meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin as fears mount that … Read more

John Bolton says U.S. should consider ousting Belarus’ Lukashenko to ‘a nice villa on the Riviera’

John Bolton, the former national security adviser to Donald Trump, said the United States should consider finding a way out of power in Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to prevent Russia from trying to restore the former Soviet republic. Bolton said one option that should be reviewed is for the autocratic leader, Joe Biden’s administration, to … Read more

The world is worried Putin is about to invade Ukraine. Here’s why

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin dating back to 2011. Cloth Coverini | AFP | Getty Images Experts and officials are closely watching President Vladimir Putin, who fears that Russia may be planning a military escalation with its neighbor Ukraine. Tens of thousands of Russian troops have reportedly gathered on the border with Ukraine, and experts … Read more

Russia ‘took advantage’ of Europe’s energy crisis

Russia did not cause Europe’s energy crisis — but it did not help, and instead tried to take advantage of the situation, according to Amos Hochstein, the US State Department’s senior adviser on global energy security. “She certainly didn’t do anything in her power to mitigate. [the energy crunch]And in fact, they took advantage of … Read more

Addressing climate change won’t happen without fossil fuels or messy partisan politics

He has forgiven senior Saudi officials for their scratches in response to simultaneous and contradictory demands from the Biden administration that members of the royal family in Riyadh pump more oil into the global economy while reducing carbon emissions. In my travels over the past two weeks — first to Riyadh to hear Energy Minister … Read more

Who’s going to COP26? And who won’t be there for the UN climate talks?

European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen holds a press conference ahead of the G20 and COP26 (Glasgow Conference) at Berlaymont, EU Commission headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Mons | Getty Images News | Getty Images Glasgow, Scotland – The COP26 Climate Summit kicks off on Sunday, when world leaders … Read more

Who’s going to COP26? And who won’t be there for the UN climate talks?

European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen holds a press conference ahead of the G20 and COP26 (Glasgow Conference) at Berlaymont, EU Commission headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Mons | Getty Images News | Getty Images Glasgow, Scotland – The COP26 Climate Summit kicks off on Sunday, when world leaders … Read more

Russia opts against increasing gas supplies to Europe

A man works in the Amur gas processing plant. It covers an area of ​​800 hectares, and has an estimated annual capacity of 42 billion cubic meters of natural gas. Yuri Smitok | TASS | Getty Images LONDON – Russia chose not to send more natural gas supplies to Europe, dampening hopes that Moscow might … Read more

The Russian pipeline that everybody’s talking about

GP – View of the pipeline check gauge receiving station, Nord Stream 2 part of the landing area in Lubmin on the Baltic coast of Germany. John McDougall | AFP | Getty Images Lubmen, Germany – Remote, quiet and energy-rich: The coastal region of Lubmen in northern Germany hosts the world’s most controversial gas pipeline. … Read more