Post Politics Now: Ukraine aid, baby formula shortages, high gas prices on agenda for Congress – The Washington Post

[ad_1] Post Politics Now: Ukraine aid, baby formula shortages, high gas prices on agenda for Congress  The Washington Post McConnell Counters ‘Isolationist’ Voices in GOP on Ukraine  Bloomberg McConnell sees Wednesday U.S. Senate vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid bill  Yahoo News View Full Coverage on Google News [ad_2] Source link

Mali government pulls military out of regional G5 Sahel force | Armed Groups News

[ad_1] Since 2012, armed groups have sought to unseat the democratically elected government, which has been overthrown twice in two years by the military. Mali is pulling out of a multinational military force in West Africa’s Sahel region combatting an armed rebellion, the country’s military government has said. The G5 Sahel force, which includes troops … Read more

European Gas Prices Ease as EU Drafts Plan for Russian Payments – Bloomberg

[ad_1] European Gas Prices Ease as EU Drafts Plan for Russian Payments  Bloomberg EU clarifies how companies can legally pay for Russian gas  Reuters.com EU drafts plan to buy Russian gas without violating sanctions: report  Business Insider Russia-Ukraine Latest News: May 16, 2022  Bloomberg EU Commission stands by its guidance on payments for Russian gas  Reuters.com View Full Coverage on … Read more

Putin Is ‘Seriously Ill’, Potentially Terminal, Ex-MI6 Russia Head Says

[ad_1] Russian president Vladimir Putin is “quite seriously ill,” a former British secret service official has said. Christopher Steele, a former intelligence officer within MI6—the foreign intelligence service of the U.K.—ran the agency’s Russia desk between 2006 and 2009. “Certainly, from what we’re hearing from sources in Russia and elsewhere, is that Putin is, in … Read more

Sweden weighs NATO; McDonald’s will leave Russia

[ad_1] In the latest corporate withdrawal from Russia, McDonald’s said Monday that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people. The fast food giant temporarily closed its stores in early March but still paid employees. On Monday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war, … Read more

Why ‘the Russian army just isn’t very good’

[ad_1] Vladimir Putin. Illustrated | Getty Images, iStock Books will be written about Russia’s failures in Ukraine, and Ukraine’s unexpectedly strong resistance in the face of an invasion by its much larger, better armed, and more powerful neighbor. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Feb. 24 lightning strike to capture Kyiv, the capital, was grounded, then retracted. … Read more