Putin still wants most of Ukraine, war outlook grim -U.S. intelligence chief

Putin still wants most of Ukraine, war outlook grim -U.S. intelligence chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends Caspian Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan June 29, 2022. Sputnik/Grigory Sysoyev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin still wants to take most of Ukraine and the picture for the war there remains “pretty grim,” the top U.S. … Read more

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the U.S.-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of U.S. F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, … Read more

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

Turkey wins security pledges from Finland, Sweden Russia to be called ‘main threat’ after Ukraine invasion ‘You will not win,’ Spain’s Sanchez tells Putin in speech NATO summit to agree more reinforcements for Baltics NATO to pay more attention to China’s military rise MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Sweden and Finland on Wednesday looked set … Read more

U.S. accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

U.S. accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration added five companies in China to … Read more

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

Leaders of Turkey, Finland, Sweden held talks in Madrid Sweden, Finland, Turkey sign goodwill memorandum Invitation to join to be made during NATO summit Western strategic shift after Russian invasion of Ukraine MADRID/HELSINKI, June 28 (Reuters) – NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join the Western alliance on Tuesday … Read more