Forensic experts investigate the site of a missile strike in Przewodow, Poland. Agence France-Presse
Months into an invasion that failed in its short-term aim of capturing Kyiv, Moscow is now intensifying operations in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent troops in Ukraine in what he said was a "special military operation" to rid the country of fascists. Ukraine and the West said Putin launched an unprovoked "imperial" land grab.
Follwing Russia's February 24 invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has asked clients from "unfriendly countries" — including EU member states — pay for gas in rubles, a way to sidestep Western financial sanctions against its central bank.
"We must prepare for the fact that it could take years. We must not let up in supporting Ukraine," Stoltenberg told Bild am Sonntag. "Even if the costs are high, not only for military support, also because of rising energy and food prices."
Lebanon’s political watchers know that the failure of Lebanese legislators to choose a president after eight rounds is nothing unusual. Michel Aoun, who stepped down at the end of October, was chosen president in 2016 after 45 rounds and that it took two years to do so. The election of the president becomes crucial because the
Public trust in the Supreme Court has dropped sharply, a Gallup poll found this fall. It’s hardly surprising, given an array of recent factors involving the justices, their opinions and supporters. They include the political power plays that helped transform the court’s ideological makeup from balanced to conservative, a controversial
Sleep is finally having its moment. I’m a sleep researcher and clinician, and it’s exhilarating to see broader recognition that sleep is important, yet I am often dismayed about the framing of why sleep is valuable. Messages equating sleep with laziness have long been woven into our cultural consciousness, with aphorisms such
My son chose “Hispanic or Latino/a/x” in the demographics section of college applications he began filling out two months ago. It was an easy decision for him, though I have quietly agonised over this one box for years. I have encouraged him to excel academically so that no one could claim he had gotten into college because of his