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State Department approves sale of up to $10 billion of missile and artillery systems to Poland

The State Department has approved a possible sale of long-range missiles, rockets and launchers to Poland in a deal worth up to $10 billion, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Poland is actively modernizing its armed forces while donating some of its old weapons to neighboring Ukraine to fight against the Russian invasion. The potential sale includes [] The post State Department approves sale of up to $10 billion of missile and artillery systems to Poland appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 8:01 am
Forty-seven pro-democracy activists tried in Hong Kong face life imprisonment

Nearly fifty people, accused of wanting to overthrow the executive, appear from Monday for four months in Hong Kong. This is the largest trial of pro-democracy activists in this special administrative region of China. In Hong Kong, forty-seven pro-democracy activists are on trial from Monday for violating the drastic national security law. The facts are [] The post Forty-seven pro-democracy activists tried in Hong Kong face life imprisonment appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 7:36 am
North Korea plans to expand and intensify military exercises

As tension has escalated on the peninsula, North Korea announced on Tuesday that it would expand and intensify its military exercises in order to strictly perfect the preparation for war. Major preparations for a military parade are underway in Pyongyang. North Koreas military has said it will expand and intensify its military drills in war [] The post North Korea plans to expand and intensify military exercises appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 7:32 am
In Kharamanmaras, half the city is reduced to dust

In Kharamanmaras, in southern Turkey, the race against time continues to find possible survivors under the rubble. In the devastated city, the inhabitants try to keep hope despite the cold. Report by our special correspondent in Turkey, Assiya Hamza. They are there, seated on sofas in the middle of a field of ruins. Women, groggy [] The post In Kharamanmaras, half the city is reduced to dust appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 7:28 am
Marc Angel: Europe has the means of its ambitions and its emotions for aid to Ukraine

He has become the man everyone is talking about in Brussels, the one who replaced Eva Kaili alongside Roberta Metsola: the socialist Marc Angel, newly elected by his peers to the post of vice-president of the European Parliament. He tells us about his state of mind 15 days after his election, marked by an unprecedented [] The post Marc Angel: Europe has the means of its ambitions and its emotions for aid to Ukraine appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 7:14 am
Igor Kolomoiski, a cumbersome billionaire for Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Dozens of searches were carried out on Wednesday in Ukraine in order to fight against corruption. One of them targeted Igor Kolomoiski, a very influential billionaire who had helped popularize Volodymyr Zelenskyy before his election in 2019. But the new president wants to distance himself from the old guard policy. Explanations. This is the story [] The post Igor Kolomoiski, a cumbersome billionaire for Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 7:08 am
Cyprus Former minister Nikos Christodoulides in the lead in the first round

Nikos Christodoulides, former foreign minister of Cyprus, came out ahead in the first round of the presidential election on Sunday. This independent candidate supported by the centrist parties is ahead of Andreas Mavroyiannis, another diplomat supported by the Communist Party. The former head of the diplomacy of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, supported by the centrist parties, [] The post Cyprus Former minister Nikos Christodoulides in the lead in the first round appeared first on The Eastern H

8 Feb 2023 6:56 am
Great Britain faced with an unprecedented mobilization of medical personnel

Tens of thousands of nurses and paramedics went on strike Monday in Britain, during a mobilization of unprecedented scale to denounce their working conditions and wages. Unheard of in Britain. Medical personnel are mobilizing en masse, Monday, February 6, across the country in the context of a conflict with the government over their working conditions [] The post Great Britain faced with an unprecedented mobilization of medical personnel appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 6:51 am
Changing the Minister of Defense, a difficult choice for Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is considering changing his defense minister, Oleksi Reznikov, against the backdrop of a new corruption scandal. The identity of his successor the current director of military intelligence had even been revealed. But that change was pushed back Monday. These hesitations can be explained by the importance of this position [] The post Changing the Minister of Defense, a difficult choice for Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 6:45 am
Biden calls on Republicans to work together

President Joe Biden, in his annual address to both houses of Congress on Tuesday, will say that American democracy is wounded but strong and intact. In his first speech to a joint session of Congress since Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in January this year, Biden will mention economic growth in the [] The post Biden calls on Republicans to work together appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 6:42 am
the second earthquake, a rare and unpredictable phenomenon

A few hours after the first earthquake of magnitude 7.8 which hit the region on the border between Turkey and Syria on Monday, a second quake of similar intensity occurred. A tremor that was somewhat quickly assimilated to an aftershock when it is a different and much rarer phenomenon. Coming nine hours after the main [] The post the second earthquake, a rare and unpredictable phenomenon appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 6:35 am
The State Department confirmed that the US Embassy received a note from the Russian Foreign Ministry

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow received a diplomatic note from the Russian Foreign Ministry, a State Department spokesperson confirmed to media, declining to comment on details of the diplomatic correspondence. Earlier, Russian news agency TASS reported that Moscow had demanded that the US diplomatic mission stop spreading disinformation about a special military operation in [] The post The State Department confirmed that the US Embassy received a note from the Russian Foreign Ministry appeared fir

8 Feb 2023 5:55 am
Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands to deliver 100 Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine

Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands will pool funds to restore at least 100 ex-Leopard 1 tanks in their possession for onward transfer to Ukraine, Berlin, Copenhagen and Amsterdam said in a joint statement released on Tuesday. . Representatives of the three countries said that in the coming months Ukraine will receive at least 100 Leopard-1 [] The post Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands to deliver 100 Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 4:56 am
Disaster. Tragedy and chaos: in Syria and Turkey, rescue teams are overwhelmed

In the aftermath of the earthquake that killed more than 6,200 people and destroyed thousands of buildings in southern Turkey and northern Syria, several dozen violent aftershocks shook the region again on Tuesday [7fvrier]. But the difficult conditions, the freezing temperatures and the damage suffered by the roads are hampering the rescue operations. The catastrophic [] The post Disaster. Tragedy and chaos: in Syria and Turkey, rescue teams are overwhelmed appeared first on The Eastern Herald

8 Feb 2023 4:29 am
The Bodyguard: she is the Quebec Whitney Houston!

The musical The Bodyguard unveiled its cast on Tuesday. According to director Jol Legendre, it was not easy to find the performer who would play the main female role in this production. But thats it, we finally know the name of Quebecs Whitney Houston, Jennifer-Lee Dupuy! 30-year-old Jennifer-Lee Dupuy was born the same year as [] The post The Bodyguard: she is the Quebec Whitney Houston! appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 4:13 am
shifts and catching up to be done, says an expert

A disconnect exists between the justice system and the ability of citizens to effectively claim their rights when they are victims of racial profiling. Thus, few people who are victims of racial profiling manage to obtain justice in court, despite an increase in sensitivity regarding this issue in recent years, deplores the lawyer, lecturer and [] The post shifts and catching up to be done, says an expert appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 4:00 am
Russian oligarchs business partner charged in US

New Yorks Southern District Attorneys Office has announced criminal charges against 70-year-old Russian citizen Vladimir Voronchenko, who helped hide and maintain oligarch Viktor Vekselbergs elite real estate assets in the United States. Voronchenko is charged with criminal conspiracy to violate and evade U.S. sanctions, violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), conspiracy to [] The post Russian oligarchs business partner charged in US appeared first on The Eastern He

8 Feb 2023 3:38 am
UN sends aid to earthquake victims

The UN allocates 25 million dollars to help the victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths said the international humanitarian community will provide active assistance at every step of the way out of this crisis. According to the representative of the UN Secretary General, Stefan Dujarric, the [] The post UN sends aid to earthquake victims appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 3:30 am
Cooper-Unions decision to postpone exhibition of school of Russian avant-garde sparked protests

The influential New York art college, Cooper Union, has decided to postpone an exhibition dedicated to VKHUTEMAS, the famous Soviet school of architecture and design of the 1920s. According to representatives of the college, the decision was made at light of the ongoing war in Ukraine. A group of art historians, artists, art critics, curators [] The post Cooper-Unions decision to postpone exhibition of school of Russian avant-garde sparked protests appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 3:13 am
Russian Denis Dubnikov pleaded guilty to money laundering by ransomware hackers

Denis Dubnikov, a 30-year-old Russian citizen accused of laundering money from hackers who extorted ransoms from American companies and organizations around the world, pleaded guilty on February 6 in federal court in Oregon. Oregon attorney Natalie White made the announcement on Tuesday. Between August 2018 and August 2021, Dubnikov laundered hackers illegal proceeds from Ryuk [] The post Russian Denis Dubnikov pleaded guilty to money laundering by ransomware hackers appeared first on The Easter

8 Feb 2023 2:26 am
Russia is concentrating its efforts to carry out offensive operations in the Donbass

The enemy continues to regroup in separate sectors of the front. The main efforts are focused on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansky, Limansky, Bakhmutsky, Avdeevsky and Novopalovsky directions. This was announced on February 7 by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on its Facebook page. The report notes that over the [] The post Russia is concentrating its efforts to carry out offensive operations in the Donbass appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

8 Feb 2023 12:32 am
Biden delivers state-of-the-art address to Congress on Tuesday

President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday, and it is expected to be the culmination of his 2024 re-election campaign. In his first joint session of both houses of Congress since Republicans took control of the House of Representatives, Biden is expected to announce plans to rebuild the [] The post Biden delivers state-of-the-art address to Congress on Tuesday appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 11:49 pm
Saakashvilis lawyers intend to seize the ECHR

Lawyers for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili intend to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, but they will first appeal against the decision of the Tbilisi City Court to refuse to defer Saakashvilis sentence for health reasons in the Georgia Court of Appeals. According to the lawyers, they do not [] The post Saakashvilis lawyers intend to seize the ECHR appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 10:55 pm
Earthquake toll in Turkey and Syria continues to rise

Rescuers clearing rubble in 10 provinces of Turkey and northwestern Syria are racing against time as the time frame for survivors to climb out of the rubble shrinks. Every minute and every hour counts. Extreme weather conditions and cold in some parts of Turkeys provinces complicate the chances of saving those who survived. The number [] The post Earthquake toll in Turkey and Syria continues to rise appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 10:11 pm
Zelensky called on Ukraine for unity

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday called for an end to the spread of rumors or any other pseudo-information that could undermine the countrys unity against Russia. Addressing the Ukrainian parliament, Zelensky called for an end to public speculation about the resignation of Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov and stressed that only the president can [] The post Zelensky called on Ukraine for unity appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 9:41 pm
in the last day, Russia suffered the greatest losses of the entire war

Ukraine said on Tuesday that Russia had suffered the worst casualties of the war in the past 24 hours during an intensified offensive in the east of the country, throwing tens of thousands of newly mobilized troops into the fray. According to the Ukrainian army, the number of Russian servicemen killed per day has increased [] The post in the last day, Russia suffered the greatest losses of the entire war appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 9:10 pm
Nordic countries are again urged to prevent Russian athletes from participating in international competitions

On Tuesday, the Olympic committees of the Nordic countries sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reiterating their opposition to the admission of Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in international sports competitions. Recall that last month the IOC said that athletes from Russia and Belarus could be allowed to participate in the [] The post Nordic countries are again urged to prevent Russian athletes from participating in international competitions appeared firs

7 Feb 2023 8:37 pm
Blockchain Life 2023, Dubai, February 2728

The 10th Global Forum on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and mining Blockchain Life 2023 takes place on February 2728 in Dubai. The event is attended by key industry players, government representatives, heads of international companies and funds, investors, promising startup teams, and beginners. Its noteworthy that the Forum is a meeting point for a premium crypto [] The post Blockchain Life 2023, Dubai, February 2728 appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 7:43 pm
The Moscow City Court revoked the licenses of Novaya Gazeta and Novaya rasskaz-gazeta media

The Moscow City Court, in a February 7 meeting, revoked the license of Novaya Gazeta, an independent Russian publication that had been published from 1993 until the start of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Additionally, New Story-Gazetas license launched after the invasion has come to an end. The City Court confirmed solutions of the lower [] The post The Moscow City Court revoked the licenses of Novaya Gazeta and Novaya rasskaz-gazeta media appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 7:37 pm
Shaahid Hamids Leadership Steers the UAEs Automotive Culture

The 20th gen technology exerts more climatic shifts on the world than ever before. It is only an eventuality, then, that motorheads need to graft themselves in the perpetually altering expanses. Moreover, adaptability is not only a buoyant force but is also a thriving essential. Driving and investing in your wheels in the correct manner [] The post Shaahid Hamids Leadership Steers the UAEs Automotive Culture appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:35 pm
State Department warns businessmen against supporting Russia

The US State Department has warned businessmen that those who support Russias war on Ukraine are risking their fortunes. Those who support this brutal war should not expect impunity, they will be beyond the reach of the important tools we have to bring them to justice, said State Department spokesman Ned Price. . Anyone who [] The post State Department warns businessmen against supporting Russia appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:34 pm
Russias oil and gas revenues in January fell by 46%

In January, Russias revenue from the sale of oil and gas fell by 46% compared to the same period last year, informed Ministry of Finance of Russia. According to the agency, revenues from oil and gas in January amounted to 426 billion rubles. The Finance Ministry linked the fall to lower prices for Russian-branded Urals [] The post Russias oil and gas revenues in January fell by 46% appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:21 pm
Poland deployed Patriot complexes in Warsaw

The Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems, which Poland purchased from the United States last year, were deployed in Warsaw as part of a military exercise, the Polish Defense Ministry said. Poland is taking additional steps to strengthen its defense capabilities as the first anniversary of Russias war in Ukraine approaches. At least three launchers were seen [] The post Poland deployed Patriot complexes in Warsaw appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:15 pm
Russia is not able to create weapons platforms without Western microelectronics

Six months have passed since the British Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the oldest think tank in the field of defense and security, founded in 1831, first published a report on the content of electronic components of Russian weapons used in Ukraine. medias Russian service wrote about it on August 11, 2022. The reports title [] The post Russia is not able to create weapons platforms without Western microelectronics appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 3:51 pm
Nearly two-thirds of Americans favor additional support for Ukraine

Almost a year after the start of the war in Ukraine, Americans still support Kiev, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll showed that 65% of American adults want the United States to support Ukraine in returning its territory, even if it leads to protracted conflict. 31% said they favored the United States pushing [] The post Nearly two-thirds of Americans favor additional support for Ukraine appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 3:37 pm
Zelensky was invited to the summit of EU leaders

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has received an invitation to the European Union leaders summit, according to the EU. This became known amid reports that he could come to Brussels this week. Charles Michel, president of the European Council, which includes EU leaders, invited Zelensky to personally attend the upcoming summit, Michels spokesman said. Spokesman Barend [] The post Zelensky was invited to the summit of EU leaders appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 3:28 pm
Last year was the worst for the Russian auto industry since the collapse of the USSR

Last year, the Russian auto industry recorded its worst performance since the collapse of the Soviet Union, with Western sanctions and the departure of global automakers tightening the market and causing production to fall by 67%. According to Rosstat, Russian factories produced 450,000 cars in 2022. Until 2022, the worst year for car production in [] The post Last year was the worst for the Russian auto industry since the collapse of the USSR appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 2:14 pm
Russian cookbook author convicted in absentia under bogus law

A Moscow court has sentenced a popular cookbook author and blogger to nine years in prison after convicting her in absentia of spreading false information about the countrys armed forces. The trial is part of a massive months-long campaign by the Kremlin to suppress dissent. The allegations against Veronika Belotserkovskaya, who lives abroad, were linked [] The post Russian cookbook author convicted in absentia under bogus law appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 2:08 pm
The number of victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria has exceeded 3400

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 affected large areas of Turkey and Syria and killed more than 3,400 people. Presumably, there are still many people under the rubble. On both sides of the border, residents were woken up by tremors and ran outside on a cold, rainy and snowy night. Many buildings have [] The post The number of victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria has exceeded 3400 appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 2:02 pm
Sweden tightens its anti-terrorism laws

Sweden has said it will toughen laws against members of terrorist organizations. Stockholms announcement comes months after a counter-terrorism deal with Turkey aimed at overcoming Ankaras objections to Sweden joining NATO. The new law, which the government hopes will come into effect in June, will give authorities broader powers to detain and prosecute people who [] The post Sweden tightens its anti-terrorism laws appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 1:56 pm
Economy and Ukraine should feature prominently in Bidens State of the Union report

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden prepares for his second State of the Union address to Congress after receiving disappointing performance ratings: According to a new joint Washington Post and ABC News poll, 62 percent of Americans think he achieved not much or almost nothing. On Tuesday evening, he will have the opportunity to address [] The post Economy and Ukraine should feature prominently in Bidens State of the Union report appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 1:38 pm
If Ukraine had had enough weapons last February, we would have ended the war in April

Almost a year after the start of Russias large-scale aggression against Ukraine, the world community sensed the approach of a critical moment in this brutal war. So far, Ukraine has shown incredible resilience. Its military, civil society and government not only resisted the Russian invasion, they turned the tide of the war. As the transatlantic [] The post If Ukraine had had enough weapons last February, we would have ended the war in April appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 7:12 am
Kamala Harris to Discuss Support for Ukraine at Munich Security Conference

Vice President Kamala Harris will discuss continued support for Ukraine next week in Munich, host of the European Security Conference According to a White House official, Harris speech will underscore the courage of the Ukrainian people, reaffirm international support for Kiev, denounce Russias actions, reaffirm Washingtons mutual defense commitments to NATO and trace the way [] The post Kamala Harris to Discuss Support for Ukraine at Munich Security Conference appeared first on The Eastern Hera

7 Feb 2023 6:26 am
Why did the United States allow a Chinese balloon to fly over its territory?

An F-22 fighter flew in to intercept the balloon. Above the Atlantic coast of the United States, it rose into the stratosphere, to a height of more than 17,000 meters. The balloon was nearly 20,000 yards away. The target, which had been over North America for about five days, was hit by a single Sidewinder [] The post Why did the United States allow a Chinese balloon to fly over its territory? appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 6:12 am
Women in the United States Legislature and Executive Since the Midterm Elections

Following the November 2022 midterm elections, a record number of female politicians were elected to the legislature and executive in the United States. However, neither in Congress nor in the positions of state governors, the number of women is still not 50%. What obstacles and prejudices do women candidates face when entering politics? Nancy Pelosi [] The post Women in the United States Legislature and Executive Since the Midterm Elections appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 6:11 am
Trump held the first campaign events, preparing to fight for the White House

Former President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign to become head of state again after the 2024 election. The first official meetings with supporters of the 45th president as part of his new election campaign took place today in the New Hampshire and South Carolina. Events in states hosting some of the nations first primaries [] The post Trump held the first campaign events, preparing to fight for the White House appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 6:01 am
most Democrats do not support a second term for Joe Biden

Most Democratic Party supporters believe President Joe Biden should not run for a second term. Such conclusions follow the results of a new opinion poll released Monday, conducted by the Public Relations Research Center (NORC) commissioned by The Associated Press. Only 37% of Democrats want Biden to run for a second term, according to the [] The post most Democrats do not support a second term for Joe Biden appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 5:58 am
Tens of Thousands of Russian and Chinese Developers Gained Access to Facebook User Data

Senate Intelligence Committee chairs Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Marco Rubio sent a letter Monday to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking for documents that lawmakers say show Russian Facebook software developers and Chinese had access to user data from the worlds largest social network. It appears from these documents that [] Facebook has known since [] The post Tens of Thousands of Russian and Chinese Developers Gained Access to Facebook User Data appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:25 am
US to help Turkey deal with earthquakes

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has deployed a Disaster Response Team (DART) that will work closely with Turkish authorities to respond to the devastating earthquake. This was stated by USAID Chief Samantha Power. I am shocked by the news of the earthquake that happened in Turkey and Syria. The earthquake was the [] The post US to help Turkey deal with earthquakes appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 4:13 am
17 million people need humanitarian aid

17 million 600,000 people almost 40% of the total population of Ukraine are in need of humanitarian aid. More than 7,000 civilians fell victim to a full-scale Russian invasion. Nearly 8 million people have fled to neighboring countries, 5.3 million are internally displaced and live in refugee centres. People hide from the bombings [] The post 17 million people need humanitarian aid appeared first on The Eastern Herald .

7 Feb 2023 3:32 am