News Roundup 12/6/2022

by | Dec 6, 2022

News Roundup 12/6/2022

by | Dec 6, 2022

Russia

  • Explosions hit two Russian air bases deep inside Russian territory early Monday morning, killing three Russian soldiers and damaging two aircraft, the Russian Defense Ministry said. AWC
  • The US Army is planning a “dramatic” increase in the production of 155mm artillery rounds as the US has sent a staggering amount of ammunition to Ukraine over the past eight months. AWC
  • The Department of Defense secretly altered the most advanced weapons systems the US has transferred to Ukraine. The change prevented the platform from firing long-range munitions, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Institute
  • An EU embargo on Russian oil and a Western-imposed price cap on Russian oil came into effect on Monday as Moscow said it is preparing a response to the policies. AWC
  • Sweden last week extradited a suspected member of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) to Turkey, a move Turkish officials have welcomed, but Ankara wants to see more extraditions before approving Stockholm’s NATO membership. AWC

China

  • Papua New Guinea cannot afford to be caught in a standoff between the US, Australia, and China, the country’s prime minister told The Guardian. AWC

Middle East

  • Israel’s incoming government will see ultra nationalist politicians with authority over West Bank policy. Axios
  • The Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday that Tehran would not resume negotiations on the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, “under pressure” from the US. AWC

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

Our Books

thisone

Related Articles

Related

News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/27/2023

US News Released this week as part of an effort to kickstart his presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo caused considerable controversy in addressing, and ultimately dismissing, Saudi Arabia’s 2018 assassination and dismemberment of Washington...

read more
News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/25/2023

Russia The Biden administration is now leaning toward sending its M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine despite recent comments from Pentagon officials about how they would be difficult for Ukrainian forces to maintain, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. AWC The risk of...

read more
News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/23/2023

Russia The German foreign intelligence service assesses that Kiev is losing a "three-digit number" of soldiers daily, according to a report in Der Spiegel. Berlin informed politicians of the assessment during a secret meeting this week. AWC The Pentagon has decided to...

read more
News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/19/2023

Russia The US and its allies are holding a series of meetings this week in Europe where new pledges for military aid to Ukraine are expected to be made, and more countries might agree to arm Kyiv with tanks. AWC Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley...

read more
News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/17/2023

Russia Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov told BBC on Friday that Ukraine is a “de facto” NATO member since it’s equipped with so many of the alliance’s weapons and dismissed the idea that his comments were controversial. AWC British Prime Minister Rishi...

read more
News Roundup 1/27/2023

News Roundup 1/13/2023

Russia Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said last week that Ukraine is “shedding blood” for a “NATO mission” in candid remarks about the relationship between Kyiv and the Western military alliance. AWC Poland’s president said Wednesday that Warsaw has...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This