Putin takes war to new level of ‘barbarism,’ U.S. diplomat says

KYIV, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is insincere about peace talks with Ukraine as he takes the war to a new level of “barbarism” by trying to turn off the lights civilians, a senior US diplomat said Saturday. US Undersecretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland met with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and other … Read more

U.S. Treasury’s Adeyemo says $60 oil price cap will limit Russia’s revenues

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Undersecretary Wally Adeyemo on Thursday applauded the European Union’s agreement to a $60-a-barrel price cap on Russian oil exports, saying this was within the range of price levels discussed and would limit the Moscow price. oil revenues. Adeyemo told the Reuters NEXT conference he believed EU member … Read more

Russia accuses U.S. of direct Ukraine war role, but says it’s open to potential talks

Russian Foreign Minister attacks the West against Ukraine US and NATO arm and train Ukrainians Complains that Kyiv has become an existential threat to Russia But says Moscow open to possibility of talks Dec 1 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States and NATO of playing a direct and dangerous role … Read more

Moscow: We had ‘no choice’ but to cancel ‘New START’ nuclear talks with U.S.

Nov 29 (Reuters) – Moscow said on Tuesday it had “no choice” but to cancel talks with the United States on the New START nuclear arms control treaty, the authorities reported. Russian news agencies. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Washington only wanted to discuss resuming inspections when Moscow had other priorities. The situation in … Read more

Exclusive: U.S., Russia have used their military hotline once so far during Ukraine war

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A line of communication created between the armies of the United States and Russia at the start of Moscow’s war against Ukraine has been used only once so far, a US official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States had appealed via the … Read more

Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine -sources

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces … Read more

China poses increasing threat in military space race, top U.S. general says

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Rapid advances in Chinese military capabilities pose growing risks to U.S. supremacy in space, the head of the U.S. military’s space wing said on Monday. Nina Armagno, director of the US Space Force staff, said Beijing has made significant progress in developing military space technology, including areas such as satellite … Read more

Shares rise, U.S. Treasury yields drop ahead of Fed minutes’ release

Fed Minutes for November at 7:00 p.m. GMT Wall Street stocks are trading higher US Treasury yields fall Crude prices drop more than 4% The US dollar falls NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose as U.S. Treasury yields fell ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes that would hint at … Read more

Republican U.S. House will sharpen China focus, monitor Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Republicans will use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to heighten Washington’s attention on China and keep a closer eye on aid to Ukraine, but they insist that they don’t intend to stop supporting Kyiv in its fight with Russia. Rep. Michael McCaul, the Republican vying to … Read more

U.S. says Russia’s Ukraine invasion offered preview to potential global tyranny

Nov 19 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine offered a glimpse into “a possible world of tyranny and turmoil”, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a speech on Saturday. before a forum on security in Canada. Austin’s remarks were among his strongest to date on the importance for the international community to help Kyiv … Read more