Tag Archives: Russia-Ukraine War

News: Russia-Belarus Joint Military Exercises, World Economic Forum In Davos

January 17, 2023We head to Davos for a special show from the World Economic Forum. Plus: Russia and Belarus begin joint military exercises, and what next for Iranian-UK relations after the execution of Alireza Akbari?

Headlines: West To Send New Weapons To Ukraine, U.S.-Mexico Border Policy

January 6, 2023 – We discuss the West’s renewed efforts to send weapons to Ukraine. Plus: the US president, Joe Biden, announces a plan for the Mexican border, a flick through the day’s papers and Singapore Art Week.

Preview: The Economist Magazine – Dec 17, 2022

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The Economist – December 17, 2022 issue:

A looming Russian offensive

Ukraine’s chiefs, in an unprecedented series of briefings, tell The Economist about the critical months that lie ahead

What China can still do to avoid an enormous covid death toll

It must treat hospitals as a precious resource and start stockpiling drugs

Why are the rich world’s politicians giving up on economic growth?

Even when they say they want more prosperity, they act as if they don’t

News: The Toll Of Russian Terror Tactics, Sanctions, Iran Protests, China Covid

The EU discusses further sanctions against Russia. Plus: a second person in Iran is executed for their involvement in the protests, the implications for China’s healthcare now that coronavirus restrictions are relaxed and the latest TV news.

News: Ukraine Strikes Deep In Russia, Hungary Blocks Ukraine Aid, Next-Gen Jets

The latest on the war in Ukraine and Hungary’s spat with the EU. Plus: Japan, the UK and Italy’s plans to jointly develop a next-generation fighter jet, the business news and an interview with former Australian footballer and human-rights activist Craig Foster.

News: Ukraine & Russia Military Moves, Letter Bombs In Spain, Croatia

December 2, 2022: The pullback by Ukraine’s military in the south of the country. Also, letter bombs sent to high profile targets in Spain. Croatia becomes the 20th member of the Euro Zone.

News: China Protests And Zero-Covid Easing, Major Russia Airstrike Planned

December 1, 2022 – The latest on the unrest in China and the easing of some coronavirus restrictions in response. Plus: the repercussions of the Belarusian foreign minister’s sudden death, Oath Keepers go on trial for the Capitol riots in the US and ArtReview’s annual Power 100.