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Fresh update on "vladimir putin" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Of long-range strike capability the Russian defense ministry has released footage showing the test firing of the zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a frigate in the barents sea The ministry says it hit a practice target in the white sea about a thousand kilometers away more than 600 miles President Vladimir Putin has said zircon is capable of flying at 9 times the speed of sound and Russian officials claim the missiles are impossible to intercept with existing anti missile systems Zircon is set to enter service later this year I'm Ben Thomas Travis and weather next 1236 What is dedication I am the father of a 9 year old little girl and a 6 year old little boy And I find fatherhood both relentlessly challenging and relentlessly rewarding My daughter is biological and my son is adopted I love them both so much from the morning when you wake up to putting them to bed at night and every moment in between It really is so special and boy is it exhausting One thing that I fear about being a parent is the future for my children but I think the parents job is to protect our children but also prepare them for the world so they become good kind human beings but I'm also hopeful that the future holds a more inclusive and compassionate world for them That's dedication Find out more at fatherhood dot gov Brought to you by the U.S. Department of.
Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle
"As Russian forces continue to move on small cities in eastern Ukraine president Vladimir Putin is demanding European nations halt sanctions on his country and weapons shipments to Ukraine I'm Ben Thomas with the latest In a 90 minute telephone call Saturday with leaders of France and Germany the Kremlin says Putin affirmed Moscow's openness to resuming peace talks but warned against the continued transfers of western weapons to Ukraine and also blamed western sanctions for the disruption to global food supplies created by the war Meantime Russia's defense ministry released footage of Russian fighters who claimed its forces had captured another small city in the Donbass The second to fall this week After failing to occupy Ukraine's capital Russia has set out to seize the last parts of the eastern region not controlled by Kremlin backed separatists I'm Ben Thomas
Fresh update on "vladimir putin" discussed on BBC Newshour
"Shooting at a Texas school the American country music star Larry gatlin tells us he's pulled out of a National Rifle Association concert because some of its gun control policies are ill thought out While background checks would not stop every madman with a gun it is at the very least a step in the right direction toward trying to prevent the kind of tragedy we saw last week and you valde In my beloved weeping Texas Also the Ukrainian man whose cycled 70 kilometers out of a war zone and the musical message that will be sent out into the cosmos with the hope of finding intelligent life There are 7 planets all of which seem to be earth like So the signal is being broadcast in the direction of those particular planets That sort of come after the latest news BBC News with summon gummery The leaders of France and Germany are urged Vladimir Putin to hold serious direct negotiations with Ukraine's president and how to bring the war in Ukraine to an end Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Schultz spoke to mister Putin by phone for 80 minutes in their first three way conversation since March Joe in wood reports from Kyiv The fact that the two most powerful leaders in the EU are holding direct talks with Russia's president is significant Their call for a diplomatic solution even as Russian forces advance in the Donbass is not supported by all Western Allies who fear it could put pressure on Ukraine to cede territory in return for peace It all comes as Moscow claims to have captured the crucial crossroad city of Le Mans and continues its assault of several Donetsk It is too soon to say that today's attempts at diplomacy represent a fracturing of the western alliance but different positions about how this war may end are beginning to emerge Russian media say a ship is entered the Ukrainian port of Mario pole for the first time since Russian forces fully captured the city A port official said a cargo of metal was loaded onto the vessel to be taken to Russia Ukraine's human rights ombudswoman accused Moscow of looting Ukrainian officials say there's been fighting on the streets of severa Donetsk the easternmost placed still under Ukrainian control Speaking to the BBC of former prime minister of Ukraine volodymyr horizon called for more support for Ukraine It's really a priority for the whole democratic world to stop Putin because I believe that he is now fascist We need every kind of effort economic political diplomatic to eventually get rid of Putin and to free Russia of Putin And we need to be together And we need to use all the possible means Rights groups have criticized a much anticipated trip to China by the UN human rights chief with one calling it a wholesale capitulation Michelle Bachelet's visit included the western region of Xinjiang where the Chinese authorities are of cues of carrying out widespread abuses against Muslim Uyghurs Human Rights Watch said the UN chief had given China exactly what it wanted while Uyghurs overseas accused her of a failure to strongly condemn Beijing's policies Here's Michael Bristol At the beginning of the press conference talking about her trip she said it wasn't in the investigation It's too high profile too short a time to do that She was merely going to kind of hear what people had to say see for yourself and pass on her concerns although she did say she'd managed in Xinjiang to speak to people unsupervised but this being China were they free to give her the answers that they really wanted to give I suspect it can't have been the case BBC News And in the WNYC newsroom I'm Tiffany Hansen according to the New York City Department of Health two people in New York have now tested positive for orthopoxvirus which the department says is presumed to be monkeypox It says it's monitoring the situation and will investigate any other suspected cases health officials say the best way to deal with monkeypox is for those infected to isolate and follow up with anyone they may have been in contact with Following the massacre and Yuval Texas New York City leaders are considering whether to require the front doors at public schools to be locked WNYC's Jessica Gould reports Right now the official policy is for the front doors at public schools to remain unlocked That's in case of an emergency like a fire but all other exterior doors should be locked After the shooting in Texas schools Chancellor David banks said he plans to review the policy with the police and fire department Some parents have been calling for the front doors at schools to be locked for years They say what happened in ivaldi underscores the urgency But other parents worry locking the front doors will make students feel more policed in school They say many students face more danger in their communities and on their commutes and say that's where the city should focus its efforts And in playoff hockey the rangers come home to the garden for game 6 against the Carolina hurricanes tonight The hurricanes have a three two series lead in the best of 7 so it is a must win game for the rangers game time is 8 o'clock Rain now over most of the 5 boroughs were looking for rain off and on through this evening otherwise cloudy tonight and a low of 62° The sun returns tomorrow with a high near 80 and then Memorial Day also sunny but a high inching toward 90° increasing heat throughout the week Right now raindrops and 66° in the city it's WNYC.
Russia test-fires its latest hypersonic Zircon missile
"Russia says its navy has conducted another successful test of a prospective hypersonic missile amid the fighting in Ukraine I'm Ben Thomas with the latest In a demonstration of long-range strike capability the Russian defense ministry has released footage showing the test firing of the zircon hypersonic cruise missile from a frigate in the barents sea The ministry says it hit a practice target in the white sea about a thousand kilometers away More than 600 miles President Vladimir Putin has said zircon is capable of flying at 9 times the speed of sound and Russian officials claim the missiles are impossible to intercept with existing anti missile systems Zircon is set to enter service later this year
Fresh update on "vladimir putin" discussed on AP News Radio
" As Russian forces continue to move on small cities in eastern Ukraine, president Vladimir Putin is demanding European nations halt sanctions on his country and weapons shipments to Ukraine. I'm Ben Thomas with the latest. In a 90 minute telephone call Saturday with leaders of France and Germany, the Kremlin says Putin affirmed Moscow's openness to resuming peace talks, but warned against the continued transfers of western weapons to Ukraine and also blamed western sanctions for the disruption to global food supplies created by the war. Meantime, Russia's defense ministry released footage of Russian fighters who claimed its forces had captured another small city in the Donbass. The second to fall this week. After failing to occupy Ukraine's capital, Russia has set out to seize the last parts of the eastern region, not controlled by Kremlin backed separatists. I'm Ben Thomas.
Biden tells Naval Academy grads Putin 'NATO-ized Europe'
"I'm Ed Donahue with an AP news minute President Biden told naval academy graduates they will be representatives and defenders of our democracy The president spoke as free societies are under threat from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's maritime expansion For the rest of your careers you're going to face challenges unforeseen You're going to have to adapt and be ready to lead your people through whatever lies ahead The president says Russian president Vladimir Putin's brutal war in Ukraine shows the world as aligning not on geography but in terms of values Attacking schools nurseries hospitals museums with no other purpose And eliminate a culture He added this is what you are graduating into The president said Putin's intent was to in his words Finland Europe to make it all neutral Instead he NATO wise All of Europe Bringing nations together I'm Ed
Fresh update on "vladimir putin" discussed on It's Been a Minute
"Is called the occupant and the director Just from Kyiv We're also joined by our interpreter yet again thanks for watching for being with us How did you get hold of these videos We have re obtained this video from our sources of course I can not speak about this sources right now as any journalist will respect We want to make it clear NPR hasn't independently verified the footage I think anybody seeing the video would be struck by how young the soldiers look did that affect you to To be honest for me as very dependent journalist and as it for any independent journalist in the world it is very important to show that true story about the war in Ukraine and the true story is that it's not just Putin who wants to destroy Ukraine It is very important to show with help of whom with hands of whom he is doing that At the moment Le Mans release and that is why for me as a journalist it is very important that Russian soldiers also see this film I think they're not very often look in the mirror so that they could understand how this life can change if they go to this war Skin treat is actually not when you see the film a lot of the Russian soldiers seem more frightened Than proud of what they're doing I think that Russian soldiers do not really understand what they're doing here and why they're doing that And we were even having our own investigation on why what is their motivation And the main motivation is because they were offered to have some mortgages to so that they can have their own apartment And they have some privileges if they serve in Russian army Do you violate the privacy of his family by showing those scenes with his wife and daughter We had a professional discussion in our editorial group and of course we do not show the face of the daughter and we think that this is ethically correct Do you think of this as lieutenant shall I have war of Vladimir Putin's war This is the war of Vladimir Putin executed with the help with the hands of the soldiers like lieutenant Shah alive And I would like to say that there is a whole generation like that in Russia right now because if we look at the all this war crimes rave that raping that happened in the territories that were previously occupied by Russians we can see that the age of these people is approximately the same It means that Vladimir Putin I want to irritate it one more time is trying to promote and drive this fascist idea through this generation and educated generation that is really looking into the past And not into the future There are so many different ways to capture images of this war because of the cell phone and surveillance campus and drone Do you think that's changed the way we see the war Yes of course it changes our perspective on the war and how we perceive the war but I would like to mention that this technology also helps us to identify the names the faces of the people who were doing this work crimes And it means that in the future I just want them to know that they will be punished for that So that it's not that Putin is going to be punished for that There are individuals who did this crimes And they will be punished for that In Kyiv who's made the film.
Russia takes steps to bolster army, tighten grip on Ukraine
"Russia's taking steps to strengthen the army and is tightening its grip on Ukraine Lawmakers in Moscow have passed a bill to bolster Russia's army which is fighting an intense battle for Ukraine's east three months into the war Russian rockets are pounding towns in the industrial Donbass region Ukraine's foreign minister said on Wednesday the situation there is extremely bad Meanwhile president Vladimir Putin is trying to strengthen his control of southern Ukraine by giving residence of two regions a fast path to Russian citizenship I'm Charles De
Fresh update on "vladimir putin" discussed on Weekend Edition Saturday
"What happened I was on this very stage Today ago and I was telling the public information that had been told to me I would say it's law enforcement will gain back the trust of Texans by investigating exactly what happened for NPR news I'm set here Martinez Beltran in Austin Following the deadliest school shooting in Texas history the National Rifle Association is meeting this weekend in Houston former president Donald Trump gave the keynote address suggesting lawmakers should put safe schools over support for Ukraine Russia meanwhile is continuing its offensive in eastern Ukraine and as NPR's Nathan reports it's trying to solidify its hold on captured territory in the country south Russia has already replaced government officials and occupied cities like her son and mela topol and it's expected to try to formally annex captured regions as it did with Crimea in 2014 The latest signal comes from Russian state media which says that country telephone codes in two regions zapper Asia and her son are being switched from Ukrainian to Russia The news comes less than a week after Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a decree fast tracking Russian citizenship for residents of both regions Ukraine is and has been asking for heavier weapons from Western Allies to retake ground right now It is on the defensive Nathan rob and PR news southern Ukraine I was minority leader Kevin McCarthy and other House Republicans challenging subpoenas from the select committee investigating the January 6th attack and pierce Claudia Salas reports a panel respond that they're setting up a dangerous precedent for House oversight in the future McCarthy and four other House Republicans were due to appear before the select committee by monsoon but none have signaled interest to testify both McCarthy and Ohio congressman Jim Jordan issued lengthy statements questioning the committee's legal authority for issuing the subpoenas Through his attorney McCarthy attacked the panel which is comprised of 7 Democrats and two Republicans all appointed by House speaker Nancy Pelosi A committee spokesman however said the Republicans are quote hiding behind debunked arguments and baseless requests for special treatment The spokesman also noted that past challenges to committee subpoenas have repeatedly failed in the court Claudia NPR news Washington This is NPR news Responsibility for the two wildfires have merged to become the largest in New Mexico history is increasingly moving toward the U.S. forest service federal investigators now say they've tracked the source of both fires to prescribe burns set by the forest service as preventative measures for a service spokeswoman Julianne overton says they are usually effective They can pretty efficiently like those piles one by one to reduce the amount of potential fuel for wildfire The merge fire has destroyed at least 330 homes and displaced thousands of people the latest status report from last night says firefighters are concerned about this weekend's weather saying they're watching for red flag conditions today High winds and warm dry weather expected starting today The former president of the Louvre in Paris has been charged in a case of illegally trafficked antiquities here's imperial's netta ulaby reporting Jean Luc Martinez ran the Louvre when it bought 5 ancient objects from Egypt in 2016 that are now believed to have been smuggled away illegally during the Arab Spring Martinez was charged in France with complicity and fraud and money laundering He told French news agencies the allegations are false The investigation is particularly embarrassing for a curator who specializes in antiquities and whose work and reputation rests in large part on their protection Neta ulivi NPR news President Biden is set to speak shortly at his Alma mater the university of Delaware he's delivering the commencement address I'm John Snyder This is NPR news Support for NPR comes from NPR stations Other contributors include.
Ilan Berman Describes Why Russia 'Needs' Ukraine
"And there's really not a lot of understanding about why Russia cares so much about Ukraine. Why Ukraine really occupies why Ukraine is as the kids say living rent free and Vladimir Putin's head. But the reason is because Ukraine is the wellspring from which the Russian imperial impulse sprang. Without Ukraine, without Kievan Rus', there's no Russian Empire. So you can not be a new Russian Empire without subjugating Ukraine
Kremlin critic Browder urges squeeze on oligarchs' enablers
"Kremlin critic Bill browner wants governments to step up efforts to get to the riches squirreled away by Russian oligarchs and linked to president Vladimir Putin at the World Economic Forum in Davos browder told the AP the oligarchs have lots of money right in front of our eyes Since Vladimir Putin took power he and the thousand people around him have stolen a $1 trillion from the Russian state The early investor in post Soviet Russia says oligarchs aren't naive They've set up structures to protect themselves browder's idea to force the people who set up these structures The enablers the lawyers the accountants the trustees under law to become whistleblowers to the government There are sanctions against oligarchs but browder says it's only scratching the surface There's only 35 oligarchs out of a 118 who are on the Forbes list who have been sanctioned by the either the U.S. EU UK
Biden: Leaders navigating 'dark hour' after Ukraine invasion
"President Joe Biden has concluded his two country visit to Asia with an uncompromising message on Ukraine The president told the indo Pacific leaders assembled for a four country summit that they were navigating a dark R in our shared history due to Russia's brutal war on Ukraine and he urged the group to make a greater effort to stop president Vladimir Putin's aggression We're navigating a dark hour in our shared history The Russian brutal and unprovoked war against Ukraine has triggered a humanitarian catastrophe Meanwhile on Monday global defense leader disagreed to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine I'm Charles De
Russia cuts off gas exports to Finland in symbolic move
"In a highly symbolic move Russia has halted gas exports to neighboring Finland Just days after Finland's announced it wanted to join NATO the move taken by Russian energy giant Gazprom marked a likely end to Finland's nearly 50 years of importing natural gas from Russia The major also came following Finland's refusal to pay for the gas and rubles as demanded by Russian president Vladimir Putin Moscow had also earlier in the month cut off electricity exports to Finland and Finland had replaced imports of Russian crude oil with crude oil from elsewhere
Energy Secretary Granholm: Biden Policies Didn't Affect Gas Prices
"Josh hawley is a listener to the text my pillow text line just pointed out. Josh hawley was one of only 11 who didn't agree with sending $40 billion of our money, taxpayer money to Ukraine. The texture says he's great. We need more like him. Listen to senator hawley confronting this mealy mouth wishy washy, non committal energy secretary because after all, one would think that when people are looking at maybe $6 a gallon for gas, they got to deflect blame. And the record high gas prices have to be anybody's fault, but theirs listen to this exchange. And I'm sure you've seen the reporting this morning that now triple-A is projecting that gas prices will hit a national average average of $6 a gallon by the month of August, is this acceptable to you? No, it is not. And you can thank the activity of Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine and pulling a oh, nonsense. With all due respect, madam secretary, that's utter nonsense. In January of 2021, the average gas price in my state was $2 and 7 cents. 8 months later, 8 months later, long before Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, that price was up over 30%, and it has been going up consistently since. What are you doing to reverse this administration's policies that are drawing down our own supply of energy in this country that are throttling oil and gas production in the United States of America? What are you doing about it? Sir, it is not administration policies that have affected supply and demand. How can you say
Disinformation Governance Board 'Paused' After 3 Weeks
"So just breaking just breaking as we got on the air scary Poppins looks like she may be out Scary Poppins out Scary Who the hell scary pop You know what's scary Nina Jacobs The ministry of truth the head of the ministry of truth Looks like the disinformation You know he's got so comical How did Democrats who were once you know listen underestimating your political enemies is a really really bad idea Really bad idea You know I'll just give you a quick example right The Democrats underestimating Donald Trump in 2016 Fascists literally a Nazi all of a sudden they're like oh my gosh we lost what happened You don't want to pay back the favor to them You can dislike diet their ideas but you better darn well respect their tactics right I always said that The Democrats are usually pretty savvy about advancing a story not the story We'll get to more of that a little bit later They are They're just good at messaging I mean they've got a bunch of idiots You still believe that Vladimir Putin was given Donald Trump back rubs before an election I mean it's so ridiculous Only a moron would believe it But the left through savvy enough to get a bunch of dunces to fall for that But whoever in the Democrat party thought the ministry of truth disinformation boy led by scary Poppins was a good idea Man just give up on the political drill This is not for you This is not for you
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Lex Fridman Podcast
"Do you have a device that you can give to someone like me or anyone hoping to understand something about a human being? Sitting across from them about what it takes to do a good interview. You're doing one. Well, no, but listen, there's a levels to this game. And interviewing somebody like Vladimir Putin also language barrier, sit across from the man, tried to keep an open mind, tried to also ask challenging questions, but not challenging with an agenda, but seeking to understand. And I understand deeply. How do you do that? Seeking the truth. It's very simple, seeking the truth, being a questioner like you are, you want to know what is really going on. I could not get anywhere with Biden or bush or for that matter Obama. They'd be opaque with me. There's no interview possible with the president of the United States because he's got to stand for all the stuff that they stand for, which is imperialism, which is control of the world. How can you defend that? No one's going to come out and say that. They're always going to blame the enemy. They're going to blame Iran. They're going to blame China. So some people may not be possible to break through the opaque. I mean, have you ever seen an interview with the president? Besides being personable, where he actually discussed American policy? Yeah, I mean, not really, but maybe after their president, I could see Obama being able to do such an interview..
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Lex Fridman Podcast
"I see no evidence of it. Why didn't he do something in all these years? Nothing. He did nothing except defend the country in Georgia and in Chechnya. So the imperialist imperative is coming more from the west imperialist. It's the imperialist agenda going back to I'm sorry where we left our discussion off. I mean, I was going to go on with America not only being closed down now, closed down and you say, it's not fear. Well, it is fear. I am scared. Because if you get your Facebook page to spend it or YouTube, Twitter account thrown off. A lot of good people are getting there. Thrown off. You can't say you can't speak out. It affects your business. It goes back to the 1950s when my father's world, when you could not express any sympathy for a Soviet Union without endangering your job without basically being not trusted. You had to be part of the program to get along to go along. Same thing when the United Kingdom for all their talk, this Boris Johnson is an idiot. But all their talk about do you remember their policies with the IRA in Ireland when Ireland was threatening them? They cut off the IRA completely. Jerry Adams, who was a wonderful guy, I met him, was not allowed to even be heard in Britain during certain years. In France, all constantly through the Algerian war, the algerians were not allowed to be heard. The Algerian war for independence divided France greatly, you could not even show paths of glory. World War I film in France for, I don't know, 20 years after it came out. Censorship is a way of life when democracies also feel threatened. They are much more fragile than they pretend to be. A healthy democracy would take all the criticism in the world and shrug it off and say, okay, that's what's good about our country. Well, I'd like to see that in America. It used there are times that it's been like that, but it's so scary now. So it is scary. That's what I was trying to say. It's not un scary to me. In China, I would say to you, yes, it's much scarier to me because there is the Internet wall that they cut off and I got in a problems in China too because I said something in years ago about you have to discover your own history. You have to be honest about Mao. You have to be. You have to go back and let's make a movie about Mao. That upset them. And show his negatives. So China has been much more sensitive than Russia about criticism, much more. And it is a source of problems, but on the other hand, China has a lot of grievances. A lot of going back to the 19th century and the British imperialism of that era and the American imperialism. If you could talk to Vladimir Putin once again. Now, what kind of what kind of things would you talk about here? What kind of questions would you ask?.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Lex Fridman Podcast
"It was no long a president and Vladimir Putin became president. You did a series of interviews with Vladimir Putin, as you mentioned, over a period of two years from 2015 to 2017. Let me ask the high level question. What was your goal with that conversation? Came out in 2017, I guess I started them in 2014. At that point, there's no nefarious happened. I was working on a movie on Snowden. That happened in 13. Ukraine happened in 14. And one thing after another, by 14, Pope Putin was enemy number again becoming a wanted man on the American list. He was certainly in the top 5, but the animosity towards Putin had been growing since 2007 at Munich. I remember that speech when he made it, it's in my documentary that's a four hour documentary, four different conversations. I mean, we talked to over two years, two and a half years. But I remember that image of him at Munich, making a very important speech about world harmony about the balance necessary in the world. And I remember the sneer, the sneer on John McCain's face, he was in Munich, obviously eyeballing Putin and hating him. And it was so evident that McCain had no belief whatsoever that this he was almost treating him like these are the communists are back. And we know that Putin was not a communist. We know the Putin is very much a market man. And he made it very clear and tried to keep an open climate. A new relationship with Europe, but the United States always certain people in the United States always sell that as a threat, like Putin is trying to take Europe away from us as if we own it. As if we have the right to own it. But Putin was making the point. It's very important about sovereignty. Sovereignty for a country is crucial for this new world to have balance. That's sovereignty for China, sovereignty for Russia, sovereignty for Iran, sovereignty for Venezuela, sovereignty for Cuba. This is an idea that's crucial to the new world, and I think the United States has never accepted that. Sovereignty is not an idea that they can allow. You have.
Putin warns Finland NATO membership would harm relations
"Russia's Russia's Russia's Russia's president president president president has has has has warned warned warned warned Finland Finland Finland Finland that that that that joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO will will will will sour sour sour sour relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two neighbors neighbors neighbors neighbors in in in in a a a a phone phone phone phone conversation conversation conversation conversation with with with with Russian Russian Russian Russian president president president president Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin Putin Putin apparently apparently apparently apparently told told told told his his his his Finnish Finnish Finnish Finnish counterparts counterparts counterparts counterparts the the the the defendant defendant defendant defendant were were were were to to to to abandon abandon abandon abandon its its its its ministry ministry ministry ministry neutrality neutrality neutrality neutrality by by by by joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO it it it it would would would would be be be be an an an an era era era era since since since since there there there there are are are are no no no no threats threats threats threats to to to to finance finance finance finance acuity acuity acuity acuity Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's president president president president had had had had called called called called the the the the Russian Russian Russian Russian needed needed needed needed to to to to warn warn warn warn him him him him of of of of financing financing financing financing pending pending pending pending application application application application to to to to join join join join NATO NATO NATO NATO Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's foreign foreign foreign foreign minister minister minister minister Pekka Pekka Pekka Pekka Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto said said said said the the the the call call call call was was was was to to to to keep keep keep keep honest honest honest honest relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two nations nations nations nations we we we we have have have have one one one one thousand thousand thousand thousand three three three three hundred hundred hundred hundred kilometers kilometers kilometers kilometers from from from from the the the the border border border border with with with with the the the the brush brush brush brush of of of of the the the the the the the the border border border border it's it's it's it's peaceful peaceful peaceful peaceful and and and and we we we we want want want want to to to to maintain maintain maintain maintain that that that that border border border border peacefully peacefully peacefully peacefully in in in in his his his his prime prime prime prime minister's minister's minister's minister's son son son son I'm I'm I'm I'm Iran Iran Iran Iran also also also also said said said said she she she she hoped hoped hoped hoped that that that that neighboring neighboring neighboring neighboring Sweden Sweden Sweden Sweden would would would would join join join join Finland Finland Finland Finland in in in in its its its its quest quest quest quest to to to to become become become become a a a a NATO NATO NATO NATO member member member member it's it's it's it's very very very very important important important important that that that that we we we we are are are are making making making making the the the the decisions decisions decisions decisions together together together together and and and and acting acting acting acting US US US one one one and and and also also also making making making the the the decisions decisions decisions in in in the the the same same same time time time table table table I'm I'm I'm Karen Karen Karen Thomas Thomas Thomas
K. T. McFarland: How Does Putin Read the Current Conflict?
"KT and I talk every Friday we talk national security. We talk Trump. We talk scotch. One thing we haven't talked about. I'm looking at a post of yours online. It's as Biden once regime change. U.S. Intel brags about targeting Russian generals for Ukraine kills. Lindsey Graham and sis on Putin's unconditional surrender. They may be right, but they are unintentionally goading Putin into expanding the war, question mark. Let's talk about that for a second. Putin doesn't look stable. These things may be the kind of finger in the chest things that set them off. What do you think, KT? Yeah. It's not what's right or what's just. It's what's likely to happen. Should Ukraine win? Yes. Should Russia lose shift? Should Putin be kicked out of absolutely. But what's likely to happen? Lindsey Graham says, well, there's no negotiated solution that we want. It's either unconditional surrender. But how does Putin read this? He reads it a couple of ways. One, he's been in power so long that he identifies himself as Russia. So when somebody says regime change and when it looks like they're helping target Russian generals, he looks at that as an assault against the Russian homeland. And for that, the Russian vaccine says you can use whatever weapons you want. Weapons of asset strikes and nuclear weapons is if somebody is coming after the Russian homeland. And number two, who knows how stable he is. He's been, he's made miscalculations throughout. This is a different Vladimir Putin. So 20 years, he's really had a very bad hand at poker, but he's played it really well. This is the first time that he's miscalculated on his army on Ukrainian resistance. What would happen with NATO? And so he's now facing a very sort of back up against the wall position.
US Spy Chief Warns Putin Is Preparing for 'Prolonged' War in Ukraine
"News. Vladimir Putin gearing up for a prolonged war and will not stop at the Donbass, according to the telegraph, the Financial Times hits the same note. Vladimir Putin preparing for a prolonged conflict in Ukraine, both of these are based upon statements by the director of national intelligence Avril Haines in the United States. The DNI is Avril Haines. He said we have assessed that Putin's just going to consolidate his gains in the Donbass and then push on. This has prompted his well, the prime minister of Poland to issue a statement, his name is Mauro weki, that Vladimir Putin is quote more dangerous than Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin because of his ideology and because of the weapons that he possesses.
House approves $40B in Ukraine aid, beefing up Biden request
"The the the the house house house house overwhelmingly overwhelmingly overwhelmingly overwhelmingly approves approves approves approves additional additional additional additional billions billions billions billions in in in in aid aid aid aid for for for for Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine in in in in its its its its fight fight fight fight against against against against Russia Russia Russia Russia on on on on Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday evening evening evening evening on on on on this this this this vote vote vote vote the the the the yeas yeas yeas yeas are are are are three three three three sixty sixty sixty sixty eight eight eight eight the the the the nays nays nays nays are are are are fifty fifty fifty fifty seven seven seven seven the the the bill bill bill is is is passed passed passed every every every voting voting voting Democrat Democrat Democrat and and and nearly nearly nearly three three three out out out of of of four four four Republicans Republicans Republicans voted voted voted in in in favor favor favor of of of a a a forty forty forty billion billion billion dollar dollar dollar funding funding funding bill bill bill for for for Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine it's it's it's about about about democracy democracy democracy versus versus versus dictatorship dictatorship dictatorship democracy democracy democracy must must must prevail prevail prevail house house house speaker speaker speaker Nancy Nancy Nancy Pelosi Pelosi Pelosi in in in a a a floor floor floor speech speech speech before before before the the the vote vote vote noted noted noted that that that Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Putin's Putin's Putin's invasion invasion invasion of of of Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is is is a a a global global global threat threat threat the the the brutality brutality brutality of of of Putin Putin Putin is is is not not not just just just what what what he's he's he's doing doing doing in in in Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine but but but the the the impact impact impact that that that his his his that that that it it it is is is having having having on on on food food food for for for the the the world world world the the the new new new legislation legislation legislation would would would bring bring bring American American American support support support for for for the the the effort effort effort to to to nearly nearly nearly fifty fifty fifty four four four billion billion billion dollars dollars dollars that's that's that's about about about six six six billion billion billion dollars dollars dollars more more more than than than the the the US US US spent spent spent on on on all all all of of of its its its foreign foreign foreign and and and military military military aid aid aid in in in twenty twenty twenty nineteen nineteen nineteen Senate Senate Senate approval approval approval seems seems seems certain certain certain with with with members members members of of of both both both parties parties parties calling calling calling for for for quick quick quick action action action to to to McGuire McGuire McGuire Washington Washington Washington
Russia pummels vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines
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Russia pounds Odesa as civilian bodies uncovered elsewhere
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Nina Jankowicz' Analysis of 'Colour Revolution'
"Cut 5 go First of all color revolutions have nothing to do with race The term was coined in the early 2000s when countries like the republic of Georgia and Ukraine had spontaneous peaceful democratic revolutions that had colorful nicknames In 2003 the Georgian opposition protested the opening of a new session of parliament based on fraudulent election results They did it while carrying roses hence the rose revolution In 2004 and 2005 Ukrainians protested their own rigged election Candidate Victor Yushchenko's campaign branding was orange hence the orange revolution You get the idea Color revolutions have earned bad rap though mostly thanks to Vladimir Putin because they brought in democratically minded governments that threatened Russian influence in the region Putin likes to suggest they are CIA organized That is not true Believe it or not sometimes people get fed up with having their voices silenced for decades Putin's narratives intentionally rob protesters of agency They discount the grievances that brought them to the streets risking their lives and ultimately they undermine the resulting governments and now we're seeing the same narrative cropping up here in the United States Here's why it doesn't fit First of all in case we've forgotten protest is a democratic right you are entitled to it Second of all color revolutions happen in autocracies When people are fed up with the indignities of an entrenched regime while we have witnessed some democratic backsliding here in the United States we are not an autocracy We still have checks and balances We still enjoy democratic rights Certainly we are not Georgia in 2003 Ukraine in 2004 or Belarus today
Jim Ratcliffe launches late $5 billion bid to buy Chelsea
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"vladimir putin" Discussed on Today, Explained
"Do not want to be hooked into the Russian Empire. It might have seemed to the western world as a great and marvelous thing. That the Ukrainian people were standing up and asserting their right to democracy. To Putin that was a direct threat. And since that time, he has been waiting for his moment. And that moment appeared to come on February 24th of this year. The Russian president Vladimir Putin is calling this a, quote, special military operation to protect on bass. It is clearly bigger than that. Now he made a surprise. We are now in a new phase, not just in world history, but starting in a more micro sense where in a new phase, in Russian history, we can not continue to superimpose western ideas, western logic, western history, on Russia. Russia is a special place with a special history, and it feels it has every right to live that history. The problem here is that that history impinges directly on other countries, which have an equal right to their own legacy, and their own history, and their own future. At the ring collision, is there a possibility that it will expand? I certainly pray that that is not the case. Why? Because that might then involve the use of nuclear weapons. We have been so fortunate since Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 that these weapons have not been used again. Once the weapon is used, if it be a small size, it doesn't matter. The impact is huge. It opens the door to the use of the big nuclear weapons. How do you stop that? We're at a pivotal moment now. Where the west has to be careful how it uses and deals with Putin and Putin has to be very careful in the way he deals with the west. In 2016, a remarkable thing happened. The United States elected as president Donald Trump. And now we had a situation in which an American president appeared to both like end admire and possibly even respect Vladimir Putin. What did that do for Putin in his mind to have the respect of an American president? I got him. I got him. Yeah. I think the first thing that must have run through Putin's mind is I can't be this lucky. Really, I can't be this lucky. In the 2016 election, everybody, including Trump, believed that Clinton was going to win. And in Putin's mind, that had brought back to Clinton when she was Secretary of State. And the conflict that she always had with Lavrov, and with him. He believed that Clinton was a total cockeyed view, but he believed that Clinton was the person who instigated the Russian people to have their anti Putin demonstrations in 2011. What she said and I think is accurate, the United States was in support of people who wanted their freedom. Good. We might have been a bit too careless in the way in which we were using words and the way in which we took certain actions because Putin regarded the words and the actions, as mortal threats, to him, and to Russia. In that order, and he then felt he had an enemy that he had to defeat. Is there someone in particular waiting behind a curtain so to speak for Putin to either be overthrown or to be killed? Is there one person one friend in particular who you think might take over? No, I do not have a name. There is a group. And that group is small. And you're talking about a handful of people. From that group, some one will emerge. Likely to emerge and replace Putin. But when that is, is that near, if I had to roll the dice right now, I would say we are nearer. To a change in the Russian leadership than we have been in the last 22 years. But are we talking about another year? Another two years? I think not more than that. Not more than that. Russia has a way.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Today, Explained
"Back with Marvin kalb journalist author Russia hand for almost 70 years in 2009, the Obama administration announced what it called a reset between the U.S. and Russia. Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva. The cameras were flashing Clinton handed him a red button with a word on it. I wanted to present you with a little gift, which represents what president Obama and vice President Biden and I have been saying. And that word in Russian was supposed to say reset, but it was actually the wrong translation and the word that appeared on the button was overcharged. You get the drunk. I got it wrong. It should be better. Let's talk about that moment. Vladimir Putin was not president, a man named Dmitri Medvedev was, at the time, what was the U.S. trying to reset from? There had been a very long time in the recent historical relationship between Russia and the United States when we were in constant state of anxiety of tension of confrontation and that was all called the Cold War. By the time Clinton came around with Lavrov and the reset idea, what they were trying to do was simply say enough of that confrontation. Let's try to get along because there's a whole rest of the world. That the U.S. has to deal with, and for Medvedev, who was then technically the leader of Russia, with Putin very much in the background, but very much in control. The idea was simply to romance Russia into an association with the west, and they wanted to reset it. It was an easy, very American way of doing things, but not a Russian way of doing things. From the beginning in 2009 and 2010, were there any gains made toward normalizing a relationship between the United States and Russia. Did anything go right? Absolutely. There were a number of agreements that were reached. There were long-term negotiations on arms control. There were trade agreements that were reached, there was more than anything in attitude of openness on that spot. That had never been apparent with Putin. In 2007, Putin delivered to speech in Munich. He simply attacked the west. He made it very clear that he was unhappy with the state as quote. We then came in with this reset, but at that time, Putin felt that the progress that had been made under Medvedev. Was not healthy for Russia. In the years after 2012, what would you say were the pivotal moments where it became clear to you and other observers O Vladimir Putin doesn't want to reset? Vladimir Putin wants to do what Vladimir Putin wants to do and the U.S. be damned. The most important thing that happened were the mass demonstrations inside.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Today, Explained
"Putin's own advisers are misleading him about the war, they're telling him what he wants to hear. So what's going through this secretive solitary dictator's mind? We found one man who thinks he knows the answer. It's today explained I'm Noel king for almost 70 years Marvin kalb has loved Russia. In the early 1950s, he studied Russian history as a PhD candidate at Harvard. In 1960, he moved to Moscow as a reporter for CBS News. He's interviewed lots of powerful Russians, but he's never talked to Vladimir Putin. Kelp says, to get insight into Putin, it's better to read about him than to interview him. I have found over the years that if you read intensely, what it is that a leader says or writes or thinks about himself, you're going to get a pretty good idea of what he actually is. Sometimes in an interview you get only what a major political figure wishes to convey. And he does that very well, Putin is an astoundingly good interview. And reporters who get in the views with him, do very well because he can play to the personality. He knows how to deal with people. That's terribly important to him. Based on your many years of reading and observing and knowing that you have a keen sense into who people are. Who is Vladimir Putin? Vladimir Putin at the moment is a very lonely figure. He is finally a dictator. He used to be an authoritarian figure. He used to have the kind of power that a Tsar had. He is now an absolute dictator, and for him, that's a bad thing. What it means is on the one hand he has absolute power to do whatever he wants in Russia, but the people around him are now terrified of him. And that means that they will tell him what they think he wants to hear. That is very bad for any leader of any country. Putin now is in desperate need of solid 100% verified information, and he is not getting it. That is the belief of the U.S. government of western nations, and I think logically given the history of dictatorship. But when you get to an absolute top point of power, you begin to lose it, and put you now is in the process of losing the power that for most of his life he sought to accumulate. He is a former KGB official. One of the young men in the dying days of the Soviet Union, who would try to live in the artificial world, created by the KGB. He would imagine what the western world was like. He would try very hard to understand it. He would pick up a language, the government gave him every opportunity to learn as much about the enemy as he could, and he did, and he thought he would be able to figure out how to manipulate the enemy so that he could destroy it. That was the whole point of the KGB operation. It was an intelligence unit, but it was also a unit that operated to achieve certain ends, and for the KGB the end as always been. The dissolution of the western threat. We know that U.S. intelligence has tried to assess whether the pandemic changed Vladimir Putin's mental state, whether isolation from the pandemic changed him. Was he a solitary person before the pandemic? Was he a lonely figure prior to this virus? Every leader is to some degree a lonely figure, but Putin was not. Putin enjoyed being with people, but at the same time he was always very suspicious of everybody. And so there was always a distance between him, and any one he was negotiating with, and certainly between him, and a person he would regard as an enemy. And so yes, distance existed. He was surrounded always by his own intelligence, his own ambition, his drive for power, and when he achieved that, and he was very good at persuading the man above him. The president of Russia, mister yeltsin, in the 1990s, guilds him brought him down from St. Petersburg to Moscow, yeltsin appointed Putin the head of the KGB or the new version of it. And a couple of years later appointed him prime minister, and then when yeltsin wanted to resign, he looked around and the only person he felt he could trust was potent, and so Putin became his successor, and almost immediately established a new kind of governance in Russia. He had his KGB folks ready to roll into power. Not only in Moscow and Petersburg, but all over the country. It is a vast country. It extends over many time zones. It is difficult to run a country that large. And Putin had his people in position to run it, he had control over the entire operation. He became the boss. And so who surrounds Putin now? Who are his advisers? Who are his friends? The people who are around him now are the same people, more or less, who have been around him for the past 22 years. Wow. They are the people from the KGB, he allowed those people to take over control over large economic assets in the country, oil, gas, timber, were invested in the hands of a very small group. And this small group proved to be effective enough for Putin to become the boss and run this very complex society. What does it tell you that Vladimir Putin has not made new friends over the last 22 years that the same people who surrounded him when he was a KGB agent surround him as he is president of a world power? And that is an extremely important observation, because what we learned from it is that we are dealing with a man who had a certain vision of the world, 2030 years ago, and retains it only in sharper form today. Please remember, Putin is first and foremost, a Russian nationalist. The question that comes into mind is he an ultra nationalist by which I mean, does he see everything? From a Russian point of view and the answer, unfortunately, is yes. And because he sees everything from a Russian point of view, he looks at a country, for.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on ESPN Daily
"Big part of why you're seeing this sort of spirit from the Ukrainian population that you are. So when you step back now, TJ and you look at the full story here that you've reported. The life story of Vladimir Putin to all of these massive global events to the athletes who are clearly on the ground, a part of the biggest news story on earth. What comes to mind? That sports are not incidental to this fight. They are another front in this fight. I mean, this is a war being fought in the streets with guns, but it's also a cyber battle. It is also a battle of information and misinformation and propaganda plays a part like really no other war in recent memory and sports are part of that sports are politics, sports are essential to Russian culture and identity and to Vladimir Putin's identity. And so when the world steps, steps up and says, we are going to eliminate Russia from the global sports community. That's not just propaganda. That is not just a cosmetic step. That is something that absolutely hits at the core of who Russia is of who Vladimir Putin is and how he maintains his support. DJ Quinn, thanks for doing this, man. Thanks, man. I'm Pablo Torre. This has been ESPN daily. I'll talk to you tomorrow..
"vladimir putin" Discussed on ESPN Daily
"He was a scrapper, Street Fighter. We shot images of the apartment building where he grew up in St. Petersburg. He has one generation removed from maybe the most brutal chapter in Russian history, which was the siege of Leningrad. Once St. Petersburg, Leningrad under communist Soviet rule, and then back to St. Petersburg again. I was born in Leningrad. And as you know, during World War II, Leon grad went through 900 days of blockade. Every day. This is where a million people died during the Nazi siege where people were cannibalizing bodies that were dead in the street where everybody lost family members. And he was born in this rough part of town, he lives in this apartment building where by his description and by others there were this courtyard with drunks and thugs and he's always getting into fights. And he gets into judo and gets good at it. And that became absolutely essential to his personal identity. And all this is happening as he comes of age and then goes to work for the KGB during the Cold War. So now you've got this idea. He is a street scrapper who is now working for the most notorious spy agency in the world. Putin as we know, he joins the KGB, the Russian spy agency, and he gets staffed in Dresden in East Germany during the 70s and 80s. This is the height of the Cold War. Just remind us what the role of sports was during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Sports were the battlefield. That is where the Cold War was really fought, where there was any actual engagement between the two sides. What it meant, every time these teams faced was which system was superior, capitalism or communism, democracy, or authoritarianism. And in 1972, when the Soviets beat the Americans in basketball was one of the greatest moments in the history of Soviet Russia. Now the clock shows three seconds. There is time for the Russians to go to their big man Alexander bell out. They're going to try. Alexander Bella. Between two American defenders. And this time it is over. Other than, you know, conquering all the nations that they invaded. This was the biggest political victory. And same thing in 1980, for those of us who are old enough to remember, it's funny to think of the American superpower as this plucky little kid on the world stage, but in the hockey world, that's what we were. They were pros. We were amateurs. And then all of a sudden, how many people, even if they weren't alive and can still do Al Michaels, do you believe in miracles? Yes. Unbelievable. It felt like a miracle. That was a political victory for this country. And so these are the formative years for Vladimir Putin TJ is what you're saying. And it takes us to 1991 because this is the collapse now of the Soviet Union, and with it a lot of Russia's sporting empire. Vladimir Putin is returning home from East Germany. He's working his way back up through the political ranks in Russia. He eventually becomes prime minister under the then ailing president Boris Yeltsin. And when yeltsin resigns on the last day of the 20th century, December 31st, 1999, Putin takes over and how does he begin to use sports once he's in office? Well, he recognized a couple of things. One was that having events like the Olympics, like the World Cup, that means you're a world power. That means that you are right up there with everyone else. And I'm choosing this word specifically. When the Soviet Union collapsed and then as yeltsin's presidency collapsed in the late 1990s, it was emasculating for a lot of people in Russia. They had convinced themselves that they were this major world power into the Soviet Union and now they were a joke. The president of the country is this man whose lampooned is a drunk who almost collapses during public events and Putin recognizes that sports are one of the vehicles that can get them back into maybe not actual world power, but at least the appearance of it. And when you run a country like that, appearance counts for an awful lot. I don't know if there's a moment that did more to create that appearance than the one that we got in 2007 TJ when Russia was selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 22nd Olympic winter games in 2014 are awarded to the city of Sochi. Putin himself was everywhere at the Sochi games. I mean, he was arguably the whole thing's biggest star. Well, they're called the Olympic Games, but they may as well call them the Putin games. Never before have a game has been this closely identified with one personality. And one of the people you talk to for this story, TJ, before he passed away, was senator John McCain, what did he have to say about Putin and staging those Olympics in Sochi? That was really something. That was a month before McCain was diagnosed with the cancer that eventually killed him. We were lucky to get that time. And he immediately drew a contrast with Adolf Hitler in the 1936 Olympics. Having the Olympics and being clearly responsible for it was another step in that deification of Vladimir Putin with the Russian people. Dominating the world's sports was not only his ambition, but by the way, it was another guy, too, and his name was Adolf Hitler. You know, we also interviewed for this piece, Gary Kasparov, one of the, if not the greatest chess player in history, one of the two greatest in a former hero of the Soviet empire. And both of them said that the apt comparison is those 36 Olympics. And both of them pointed out, look, we're looking from the 21st century as Hitler in full of the man who murdered 6 million Jews, tried to take over Europe. But in 1936, he had only been in office a few years and was trying to show the world that Nazi Germany was a force to be reckoned with. I mean, this was a propaganda event. And that's what Kasparov told us when we pressed him about it. We're not talking about Hitler from the history book. We're talking from Hitler of 1936. Where Hitler could enjoy tremendous popularity around the world because he was at a limelight in the center of world attention. That's where you can make the case. It's a valid comparison. A rising authoritarian figure with bigger ambitions than just his own country. Frankly, that holds with Putin. Yeah, TJ look, anytime there's a Hitler reference, right? This is the Godwin's law thing. It sort of is like, wait a minute. Are we sure we want to talk about it in this way? But there do seem to be parallels here that you have come to report out and understand. There is great validity in this because what you're talking about is an authoritarian figure with two audiences. One is domestic, showing look what I can do for us on the world stage. Look at the glory that I'm bringing us. The world is coming here. I'm the leader who did this for us. And at the same time, it's a message to the rest of the world that we are a country to be taken seriously. That is very much what the 36 Olympics were for Hitler. And.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Play oil prices jumping 6.7% on breakthrough We now are trading at a $103 and 40 cents per barrel is a 110 or even a 120 up next That was the question I posed to Sanford C Bernstein's Alice He talked about that being a possibility As for yields we drop 11 basis points on U.S. benchmark yields at one 88 German yields also slumping this morning 8 basis points right now As for the Russian markets this morning then the Moe X stomping 28% right now on my GMM global macro movers screen That is the most on record You also have the Russian ruble weakening further a slump of 6.3% Natural gas prices soaring across Europe we gain 29.3% on nap gas can't be trading in the Netherlands UK nap gas prices jumped 33% wheat is also up 6% given that Russia is a major exporter So huge market impacts then even in Asia we saw the topics down 1.2% the nikkei dropping 1.8% this morning That's the market reaction Let's give you updated information on the latest on Russia in Ukraine Bloomberg city and has the details of war Caroline good morning and thank you Russian forces are attacking targets across Ukraine as president Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in the east of the country explosions have been heard in the capital Kyiv and in other cities Bloomberg's Anne Marie Holden has this report from Washington Russian president Vladimir Putin in a televised address ordered a special military operation to quote protect the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine He cited the need to demilitarize the country and accused the United States of crossing Russia's red line by expanding NATO We were heard from U.S. president Joe Biden in a statement He said that Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering Biden will speak with G 7 counterparts tomorrow and then address the American people to announce further punishments for Moscow That was Bloomberg's Anne Marie horda and reporting for us then Meanwhile the Ukrainian president Vladimir zelensky has declared martial law and had this message for citizens.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
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"vladimir putin" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times
"Else are Russians pushing against Russia vacation? This movement has become more prominent since 2014 when Russia first invaded parts of eastern Ukraine. That already was a big deal, right? That already sort of brought a surge of Ukrainian nationalism. And the best manifestation of that, of course, has been the increase in learning Ukrainian. The move to take out street names with Lenin or other Soviet figures are moving statues, et cetera. I mean, there has been a real push towards that, right? And of course, also, again, just to sort of use Ukrainian and magazines, et cetera. I mean, in some cities, I guess, you would see the situation where if you spoke Russian, you would actually be somewhat frowned upon, you know, within certain circles. Of course, it should be said here. I mean, a lot of people still speak Russian, and there are still ethnic Russians here, and they get no harassment at all. But things have a sort of become difference since 2014 just in terms of being sure to maintain a strong sense of ukrainianness, if you will. Ukraine isn't the only former Soviet republic pushing back against Russian influence these days. There's been protests in Georgia, Belarus, and most recently in Kazakhstan against rulers too close to Putin and all that discontent angers him and his stated intent to create a so called spear of influence with those former Soviet republics. Why is it so important to him? Well, I mean, it's all part of this whole return to the Soviet Union. I mean, people have said this quite often now, but Putin really did consider the record of this review as one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century. And also more to the point, it doesn't matter security. I mean, these countries are within the periphery of Russia. I mean, at some level, it's not surprising that he did this. There's also a lot of anger against the west. Nabi, president Joe Biden has already said that Americans won't fight and die for Ukrainians. So what options does that leave to deter Putin from pushing further into Ukraine? It's not as if Putin is going to be able to have such an easy time of it. This is the second largest country in Europe. It has about 41.3 million people, I believe, or at this point probably even more. And a lot of them are very much anti Russian at this point. And this will only push them to be so even further. And so there will be some kind of popular resistance, right? And of course, it should be mentioned that in recent weeks there have been these territorial defense forces, right, which are essentially people training to just know how to shoot a gun, et cetera know how to organize themselves quickly. And that perhaps is where you have the most hope, right? The people here really do have the ability to organize quickly. And that's going to be a big deal moving forward. Now, of course, the other question is, is Putin going to be taking just only parts of eastern Ukraine. Is he going to only stop at the durance and Lohan's people's republic's borders quote unquote? What is he going to do there? These are the questions that we still do not know. It's actually quite fluid at the moment. Finally, nabi looking beyond Ukraine already Republicans in the U.S. are accusing Biden of being soft. The U.S. is still smarting from 20 years of wars in Afghanistan and the Middle East. It's international reputation as seen better days. How much of Putin's push into Ukraine is really a game of chicken to see how much further the U.S. can be embarrassed on the world stage. I mean, it's hard to say if it's a game of chicken because, you know, the rage he displayed. It just shows that there's these deep sea to grievances at this point. I mean, this is a situation where now we see Russia just really coming into its own as a power yet again, or at least trying to project that image in any case. And basically saying that at this point, the west has ignored us for too long, and they won't ignore us anymore..
"vladimir putin" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"What would happen to Europe if Russia by far its largest supply act cuts off the flow of natural gas that goes westward Javier thank you for joining us this morning There is something of a conventional wisdom that if Russia invades Ukraine the Europeans NATO and the U.S. imposed what they're describing a significant major sanctions on Russia then the option for Vladimir Putin would simply be to cut us all off from the gas that we are so dependent on You say it's not quite as clear cut as that Yes indeed The important point is Europe impossible 40% of the guys that we consumed from Russia So Russia has quite a lot of leverage over the European economy with the gas weapon But I believe that Russia is interested in keeping the dependence of Europe on Russian gas And therefore president Vladimir Putin is only 15 and the use of the guys weapon is reducing shipments into Europe But it's a stop in short of the big cutoff either cutting the supply via Ukraine or a continent why shut down And I think that that's because guys here plays a similar role to nuclear weapons in conventional warfare is a move to our Asher and this proxy or mad And that means that if one step was to use that gas weapon certainly it will impose huge economic damage into the European Union into the European continent But at the same time we will guarantee for sure that Europe will move having a higher in the next few years to never again rely on Russian gas And therefore Vladimir Putin will use the weapon only one but going forward that weapon will be off because it will not be able to use it in the future So I think that it is only worse if he never really uses it Yeah interesting Although I suppose it depends how you see Vladimir Putin and his assessment of things you know whether Russia as a sort of Sparta prepared to take the dire consequences for further military gain On the other hand will see immediate threat What happens if despite Moscow's denials that this will happen Russia actually does invade Ukraine further Well then we will have an impact on cash But potentially we can lose the Russian gas that flows into Europe Ukraine because the pipelines are going to be border able to military intervention It's not just only if Vladimir Putin you shut down the pipelines but those pipelines if there is a military conflict we can almost be certain that they may suffer damage It's just not something that goes well Natural gas pipelines and bombs use clothing around them But there perhaps the European Union is in a better position that the conventional wisdom say that a lot of the views of the European gas is based on what happened ten 15 years ago with Ukraine when they were supply problems And there was an interruption of surprising to Europe but since then the flow of Russian guys into the rest of the European Union had Beverly significantly their new pipelines And Ukraine is not any longer.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on The Charlie Kirk Show
"Hotter and was worse. After you touched there is not one part of the world. That joe biden has ever overseen the became peaceful after. He got charged. It nowhere joe biden also ended a news conference cut four where he said. Look i need some time. In regards to trump era trade sex sanctions cut four. When you're having these conversations with european how is. We're very concerned about these. How do you justify that. And what are your plans to twenty days. Gimme a break the time. Remember when he said. I'm going to build back better. We're going to hit the ground running by the way. He said that was really bizarre but he just like kind of and by the way he's been president for one hundred forty eight days. Okay those kinds of jack nicklaus thing by the way he went into the microphone talking about kind of like a shining type thing. We play that tape again. It's kind of like really weird. Play that again. When you're having these conversations with european allies who are very concerned about these sanctions. How do you justify that. And what are your plans to twenty days. Give me a break the time. Here's johnny like that's kind of what i feel like. When joe biden kind of was kind of a strange unpredictable. You never exactly know where he's going to go. Producer andrew says he sounds like bain from batman. No no. I'm going for the shining okay. Wendy home are enough of that. So then how did this one. We're the world leaders erupt in laughter as biden forgets that the united kingdom prime minister. Boris johnson already introduced the president of south africa during the me now in defensive joe biden. If joe biden was that president he would be probably assistant dogcatcher of some sort of kind of association of people in the villages or in boca raton. So forgetting that you introduce people. We should make fun of them. Of course back because joe biden is doing everything perfectly cut very unpleasant. I love this song. Our allies literally laughing at us in front of joe biden. But i don't think he even understands or has any sort then how about this one when a reporter asked some questions by way. We're doing just the kind of the quick recap of all of this and we're going to get back to this ladder putin thing because it's incredibly important vitamin putin thing kind of goes to show the absolute fraud of the outrage industry. That is the activists press and anytime they ever try to make us be angry or upset about something we say. Thanks thanks very much. We're not doing that. Thanks very little. We should say we had our entire national security conversation around ally that donald trump was compromised by the russian federation and then and then joe biden. Does the exact same thing that warranted outrage from john mccain where he said what john mccain say. I have the quote around here somewhere. Something foolish one of the most disgraceful performances by an american president in memory and again i'm not against de-escalation. I actually am in favor of speaking to vladimir putin. I hope our leaders tried to seek dialogue over tomahawk missiles. Lindsey graham by the way is losing his mind over this entire thing. Lindsey graham right now is is asking himself. Why didn't we send the aircraft. Carry over there and launch some. I don't understand. Why are we talking to the opposition. Okay i don't like that. I am for one thing that we should always try to have some form of a mission towards de-escalation especially when we have our true enemy the chinese communist party that is flying planes over taiwan. And if you if you if you actually go deep in a chinese news. I'm going to get into this in the next segment. I'm going to call it here. We'd only do these predictions every so often and they tend to sometimes unfortunately be true. There will be a conflict of china and taiwan in the next ninety days. There's something that's going to happen now. Taiwan its own sovereign nation. Its own island trying. It gets really upset about this. Because the chinese agent himself john cena dared even mentioned taiwan. That's where our focus should be in fact. I have a story here from one of the chinese Kind of dissident papers here missy with this one is here Trying to fly. Twenty eight military aircraft over taiwan airspace. This should be a fire alarm for any person that understands what this means. That's the true enemy by the way. Taiwan is not equipped to be able to protect themselves. That's going to be a test. Joe biden will joe biden mobilize united states aircraft carrier to defend taiwan against the aggression of the chinese communist party. I don't know but as we kind of do the joe biden g seven recap. What is the theme here. The theme that america's not leading. We know that america is obviously week. We know that joe biden is confused. Here's the real problem. Here's the real issue is that joe biden is compromised is that he's not making decisions. Based on what's best for the nation. He's making decisions based on what could possibly protect his family and his family interest from embarrassment or revelation. Look can i tell you something that really bothers me. When good people get scheduled for cancellation for no reason. That's what's happening to mike lindell. I was just with mike. Lindell with fifteen thousand. My closest friends in wisconsin and mike lindell was hosting an entire event and the media went after him. Like you wouldn't believe and they're trying to take my pillow out of every single store. Mike lindell is a good person. And if you need pillows maybe you're moving in for college or maybe.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"On trump space force created I'm bored Russian president Vladimir Putin called president trump's impeachment a continuation of domestic political infighting as he spoke to reporters it is anymore press conference in Moscow Fred play can reporting in Moscow says the move by the president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani to travel to Ukraine to find your own Joe Biden didn't go over well in Washington have played very well on Russian TV Democrats and even some Republicans were shocked when guiliani recently went on a so called fact finding mission to Ukraine afterwards appearing on the vast right wing pro trump network A. N. on Kremlin control TV in Russia a very different told the host and most analysts often praising Giuliani and tearing them all president trump delivery remarks to joint base Andrews in Maryland before signing the national defense authorization act for fiscal year twenty twenty he also said a brand new American military service is being created with my signature today you will witness the birth of the space force and that will be now officially the six the branch of the United States armed forces that is something police surveillance planes will fly above Baltimore next year Maryland's largest city will be monitored by surveillance airplanes for up to six months next year under a pilot program that is aimed at helping law enforcement investigate violent crime the flights which civil liberty groups oppose will start in may and gather fords during the hours when the city experiences high rates of crime before you planes will fly simultaneously covering about ninety percent of the city the resolution of the footage will be sharp enough for officers to identify faces which should help them track movement and action the city's police commissioners of Baltimore's the first city in the country to use the technology I'm Joe Ramsey major indexes closed broadly higher on Wall Street Friday giving the S. and P. five hundred index its tenth winning week in the last eleven this program is sponsored by radiosurgery New York the views expressed by the following program are those of the sponsor and are not necessarily the opinions of seventy seven W. ABC or cumulus media not to get a leading man he was saying that leaving guide you think you could do something for me I say yeah you goal for him we see many people with cancer in whom standard radiation chemo or surgery just doesn't work back to get a house radiosurgery different radio surgery is highly precise non invasive treatment that usually works even if standard radiation came or surgery didn't work or isn't tolerated radio show tree I'm not going to be crashing like after chemotherapy usually register is very well tolerated and the alternative to going under the knife yes there's often non invasive options like radiosurgery this is Curtis Lee what Dr Gil leading man is the go to guy when ever it is an issue involving cancer I know so because I've gone from my father other family members so put yourself.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"Has it as Vladimir Putin the godfather to his adult daughter will Oliver Stone isn't bag to begin with Oliver Stone who feel an Oscar winning director was doing an interview with Vladimir Putin Oliver Stone is doing some kind of a show time documentary series on Vladimir Putin and in the sit down actually asks who if you would be father to his adult daughter folks I don't even know what to say about this pretty nutty a lot of stuff left on the table here on the whole law radio interview of folks this is such an easy explanation but the media's going crazy on that I'll get to that tomorrow and a whole lot more folks have a great night it go I was a first responder struggling to make ends meet and I was in major debt with a wife and three girls defeat then I develop my flipping houses formula and now I'm financially free as a first responder I protected countless lives and now I protect financial lives and I want to help you too for a limited time I'd like to give anyone the calls a free copy of my house flipping one a one kid in this kit I'll show you how to flip one house in the Providence area with my proven formula you won't need cash or credit you'll just need access to my massive network of real estate investors looking.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Interviewed Vladimir Putin and you're only gonna see one part of the interview that's the one part the press wants you to see but we've actually got transcripts of what he really did say and Vladimir Putin weighs in on Russian interference in the twenty sixteen election what he has to say you'll be very interested in and eventually we will get story about animals gone wild and I mean crazy nuts let's just say we've got wacko squirrels in crazy Siegel's and it's happening all over the world the stories and more coming up in just a little bit right now it is time for headlines temperature eighty three the city of Oakland has continuously strengthened its sanctuary city policies over the last three years you're listening to live local headlines on talk radio five sixty KSFO however recording according to a report from twenty ten to twenty eighteen ice charter nearly two thousand flights out of the Oakland airport and flew nearly forty three thousand detained people into and out of Oakland the port of Oakland overseas at the airport and private companies chartered those flights which leaves the runways from the port and a man and his wife is so a man was killed his wife suffered life threatening injuries after the San Francisco visitors were struck by a test flight who was involved in a two car collision yesterday in the tenderloin the driver is been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor involuntary vehicular manslaughter that test flight ran a red light at a high speed and slammed into another vehicle then lost control.
"vladimir putin" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"At news, ninety three point one cave became an extraordinary scene, in Osaka, Japan today, between President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin came during a photo op a reporter asking Trump, if he would warn Putin, who was sitting near him not to meddle in the twenty twenty US election, Trump said, yes. Turned Putin smiled and said, don't metal that was it. I talked with ABC news correspondent Andy Field. Andy. It seemed awfully light hearted, the didn't it? Was certainly considering the mullahs report. The fact that virtually every agency intelligence agency. The president has is taking election meddling very seriously, including both houses of congress, even people who are on his side in his party virtually none of them denied that Russia, tried to interfere in our last election and is actively trying to do it again in this next election. The president when asked what are you gonna talk about Putin? He goes, it's none of your business. And then when prompted by reporters of the twenty the president, jokingly said, okay, don't meddle in our election. And he wagged his finger. And then he looked at the Russian delegation, so don't meddle in our election. And he and Bhuttan shared a little chuckle, and that was the end of it, it, it was pretty extrordinary that the president of. Leading democracy on the planet is making light of another country interfering in our electoral process. The people who, who believe there's an issue are going to be even more concerned, even more upset and the president's loyalists are just going to be laughing with him. Well, the president has made, no secret of the fact that he doesn't take Russia really didn't interfere in the last election. We saw him in the Vladimir Putin saying, I, I can't see any reason why Russia would meddle in our elections, despite overwhelming evidence that they did and continue to do so. And that is particularly stunning, the democratically controlled house has voted to put some protections in place. Mitch McConnell, the Republican in charge of the Republican controlled Senate has basically blocked.