To look at it, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was not a total shocker because of its historical ties and shared Soviet history. For Russia, Ukraine was a way to regain its lost glory at the peak of the Soviet expansion. However, a more strategic and immediate reason for Russia’s invasion lies in the eastward expansion of NATO and the pro-western stance of the current Ukrainian government, which Russia considers a threat lurking on its borders. On the other hand, a poll conducted by the International Republican Institute revealed that Ukrainians perceive Russia as an imperial power seeking to trample on their sovereignty and territorial integrity, with nearly 80 per cent of the population wanting to join the European Union. The world is still coming to terms with Russia’s Ukrainian invasion and the scale of the consequent humanitarian catastrophe. On February 24, 2022, in a televised address, Putin ordered military tanks to run over Ukraine in a “special military operation” to … [Read more...] about Will The Unification Of The West Reside In World War II Style Alliances?
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Ian Poulter is set to appeal his suspension from the PGA Tour after competing in this week’s LIV Golf Invitational Series event in St Albans. Poulter is one of many stars who has joined the controversial circuit, and is playing at Centurion Club this week. Within minutes of the inaugural event kicking off on Thursday, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan revealed that all those competing on the rebel circuit were in fact suspended. In a statement the Tour boss said: “Their participation in the Saudi Golf League/LIV Golf event is in violation of our Tournament Regulations. "The same fate [suspension] holds true for any other players who participate in future Saudi Golf League events in violation of our Regulations.” Following the sanction, Poulter revealed he would be appealing the decision, describing the ban as making ‘no sense’. While competing in Hertfordshire, he said: “I will appeal for sure. It makes no sense. “Having two Tour cards and the ability to play golf all … [Read more...] about Ian Poulter to appeal PGA Tour ban of LIV Golf players as civil war continues to erupt
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia was mounting an all-out assault on the last Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Luhansk region, “pouring fire" on the city of Lysychansk from the ground and air, the local governor said Monday, as Western leaders met to discuss ways of bolstering support for Kyiv. Luhansk Gov. Serhiy Haidai said Russian forces were pummeling Lysychansk after capturing the neighboring city of Sievierodonetsk in recent days. It's part of a stepped-up Russian offensive to wrest the broader Donbas region from Ukrainian government control in what Western experts say has become the new main goal of President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine, now in its fifth month. “They’re pouring fire on the city both from the air and from the ground. After the takeover of Sievierodonetsk, the enemy army has concentrated all its forces on capturing (our) last stronghold in the Luhansk … [Read more...] about Russia ‘pouring fire’ on Ukrainian city as offensive mounts