Egor Kholmogorov: The intertwined roots of history explain why Russia can't let go of Ukraine

Detail : Category World, Published on 02 June 2022, 31 Viewer

      Centuries of shared history mean that the fate of Kiev will always remain Moscow's core interest In August 1948, the US National Security Council issued memorandum (NSC 20/1 1948), requested by then Defense Secretary James Forrestal. The document described American objectives with respect to the Soviet Union. A significant part of the memorandum focused on Ukraine. American analysts were convinced that the territory was an integral part of greater Russia, and it was highly unlikely that Ukrainians could exist as an independent nation. Most importantly, it noted,

German army doesn’t have weapons promised to Ukraine – official

Detail : Category World, Published on 02 June 2022, 32 Viewer

      The German military does not possess the weapons system Chancellor Olaf Scholz has promised to Kiev, the Defense Ministry says The German Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that it could not provide details on Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s pledge to supply Ukraine with a certain air defense system. The reason cited being that the Bundeswehr – the nation’s armed forces – does not have the weapon in stock. The weapon in question, IRIS-T, can be deployed as a short-range air-to-air missile, or a ground-based short-range or medium-range air defense system.

Turkey doesn’t want to be ‘Turkey’ anymore

Detail : Category World, Published on 02 June 2022, 17 Viewer

      The country says it wants to be called ‘Türkiye’ by foreign nations and organizations Turkey has requested that the UN refer to it as ‘Türkiye’ from Wednesday. Officials argue that the change will improve the country’s standing on the world stage. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu posted a photo of himself signing a letter asking UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to officially use the name ‘Türkiye’, which is what the country is called in Turkish. The initiative spearheaded by President Rece