Regions: European and Eurasian

The Hill, International | October 5, 2022

Esper: Putin nuclear use in Ukraine 'unlikely but possible'

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that it is “unlikely but possible” that Russian President Vladimir Putin will deploy nuclear weapons in Ukraine. “The more that Ukraine has…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Russia's trajectory of hate: A big war against the West coming

Newsflash to Elon Musk: Russia will not stop its aggression over his proposed cease fire in Ukraine — not because of Kyiv’s rejection of Musk’s initiative, but because Vladimir Putin…

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The Hill, International | October 5, 2022

OPEC+ announces 2 million-barrel production cut

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its oil-exporting allies announced a 2 million barrel per day cut in oil production Wednesday, bucking months of pressure from Washington to…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The Ukraine war has taught us this: A combined-arms team is essential

“Jumping to conclusions seldom leads to happy landings,” author and professor emeritus Steve Siporin is known to have remarked. Pundits, eager to identify ironclad lessons from Russia’s war in Ukraine,…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Petraeus: Putin is 'literally out of moves'

Former CIA Director and retired U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said in a new interview that Russia can still inflict destruction upon Ukraine, but Russian President Vladimir Putin cannot reverse…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Putin signs law absorbing regions in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed documents to absorb four Ukrainian regions, formalizing a major escalation in the seven-month war that has been condemned by U.S. and Western officials.…

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Hoover Institution | October 5, 2022

Who Dominates the Political Narrative? In California, It’s Definitely Not the Right

Who Dominates the Political Narrative? In California, It’s Definitely Not the Right LeAnn Wed, 10/05/2022 - 04:00 To the list of California governor Gavin Newsom’s lifetime accomplishments (serial entrepreneur and…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The energy crisis could fragment the European Union

In her State of the Union address on Sept. 14, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen emphasized European Union unity in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine, noting that…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

The Hill's Morning Report — Trump heads to Arizona, Nevada as legal troubles mount

As Arizona and Nevada gear up to start their early voting processes in the coming days and weeks, both states are also expecting visits from former President Trump, who in…

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The Arab Weekly | October 5, 2022

OPEC+ weighs large oil cut to boost prices against US pushback

Energy ministers from the OPEC cartel, whose leading member is Saudi Arabia and allied non-members including Russia are meeting in person at the group's Vienna headquarters for the first time…

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Gatestone Institute | October 5, 2022

Cyprus's 'State of Emergency': Turkey's 'Weaponization' of Illegal Mass Migration

The Cypriot government says that Turkey is orchestrating this illegal immigration crisis, as most migrants coming to Cyprus travel from Turkey. They reportedly fly from Istanbul or Ankara to the…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Americans are staring down increased heating costs as winter approaches  

Home heating costs in the United States are expected to exceed usual costs this winter amid the growth of natural gas exports.   Natural gas, which is used in both home…

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | October 5, 2022

Russia's Mass Exodus Is Forcing Its Neighbors to Get Off the Fence

As more Russians flee to neighboring countries and more nationals of those countries go to fight in Ukraine, their governments will find it increasingly difficult to ignore these developments.

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War on the Rocks | October 5, 2022

Why Erdogan Might Choose War with Greece

“The islands you occupy do not bind us, we will do what is necessary when the time comes. As we say, we can come suddenly one night.” Weeks have now…

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Nikkei Asia | October 5, 2022

Ukraine latest: Kyiv reports rapid push back of Russian troops on 2 fronts

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The Hill, International | October 5, 2022

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed laws formally absorbing four Ukrainian regions into Russia, even as its military struggles to control the territory that was illegally…

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | October 5, 2022

Russia’s Faltering Promises to Post-Soviet States

Russia's Faltering Promises to Post-Soviet States 05 October 2022 Consumed by the war in Ukraine, Russia isn’t holding up a collective defence bargain for Central Asia and the Caucasus. The…

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | October 5, 2022

Fratelli D’Italia, l’Italia s’e´desta: General Election 2022

Fratelli D’Italia, l’Italia s’e´desta: General Election 2022 05 October 2022 The 25 September general elections in Italy are the result of a complex socio-political, institutional, and economic scenario that began…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine

As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear saber-rattling amid continued losses in Ukraine, what a U.S. response would look like has become an increasingly urgent question.  U.S. officials…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

NotedDC — Republicans pushing for an upset in Colorado

Joe O’Dea (R) may be a long-shot in his bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet in Colorado this fall, but the race has taken on increased importance amid lagging numbers for several…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

On The Money — Job openings dive amid recession fears

New numbers show that interest rate hikes are beginning to cool the labor market. We’ll also look at global recession warnings, Janet Yellen’s recent comments on her future and Elon…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Energy & Environment — Flint water crisis charges tossed

Charges have been dropped against seven people who had been implicated in the Flint water crisis. Meanwhile, a group of major oil producing countries considers a supply cut.   This is Overnight Energy…

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US Department of Defense, News | October 5, 2022

HIMARS, Excalibur Rounds Headed for Ukraine in $625 Million Security Assistance Package

The Defense Department announced an additional $625 million in security assistance which will include equipment specifically tailored to what Ukraine needs in the short term.

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The Hill, Columnists | October 5, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Musk's big reversal 

Elon Musk's deal to buy Twitter is rolling ahead after months of roadblocks, with the billionaire agreeing to buy the company for the original price reached in April if a…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, International Security and Defense | October 5, 2022

Putin is not bluffing with his nuclear threats

Oct 3, 2022How seriously should Americans take Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threat to conduct tactical nuclear weapons strikes on Ukraine? After a month in which Ukraine’s successful counteroffensive left Russia…

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