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May 17 2023
The Offensive Before the Offensive: Ukraine Strikes Behind Russian Lines
Early this month, four drones attacked a Russian oil refinery almost 300 miles from Ukraine. The next day, another drone hit it. Not long after another drone bombed a fuel depot on the other side of Russia, near Belarus.
Call it the offensive before the offensive. Strike by pinpoint strike, Ukraine is taking aim at ammunition stores and caches of other supplies that Moscow’s forces needWall Street Journal (News)
May 27 2023
Bill Gates's younger Russian 'lover' and her links to notorious Kremlin spy Anna Chapman
Two young women stride along a New York street, barely breaking step to flash smiles at the camera. One of them is slightly out of focus, but her face — and the face of her friend — is unmistakable. Chillingly so.
The strawberry blonde on the right is Russian bridge player Mila Antonova, the woman alleged this week to have been the former lover of billionaire Microsoft co-founder BillDaily Mail
May 16 2023
Kyiv says it shoots down volley of Russian hypersonic missiles
Ukraine said on Tuesday it had shot down six Russian hypersonic Kinzhal missiles in a single night, thwarting a superweapon Moscow had previously touted as all but unstoppable.
It was the first time Ukraine had claimed to have struck an entire volley of multiple hypersonic missiles, and if confirmed would be a demonstration of the effectiveness of newly deployed Western air defences.Reuters
May 16 2023
FBI Faulted for Its Probe of Russian Meddling in 2016 Campaign
A special counsel appointed in President Donald Trump’s administration issued a highly critical report on how the FBI handled allegations linking Mr. Trump to Russia in 2016, ending four years of work Monday after having lost the two criminal cases he took to trial.
In his 306-page report, John Durham, the former top federal prosecutor in Connecticut, repeated prior criticisms faultingWall Street Journal (News)
May 22 2023
Ukraine war: Satellite images reveal Russian defences before major assault
A beach resort bristling with fortifications. A major road lined with anti-tank ditches. Satellite analysis by BBC Verify has uncovered some of the extensive defences built by Russia as it prepares for a major Ukrainian counter-attack.
After months of stalemate, the expected assault is likely to be a crucial test for Ukraine as it seeks to prove it can achieve significant battlefieldBBC News
Aug 21 2018
Russian hackers targeting conservative US thinktanks, Microsoft says
The Russian group linked to the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaign has been launching fresh attacks in the US, including against two conservative thinktanks, in the run-up to the midterm elections, according to Microsoft.The Guardian
May 22 2023
Bombshell report suggests Epstein blackmailed Bill Gates over affair with a Russian
Many questions have been raised about the connections between influential people of wealth and power and notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, especially when it comes to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and a bombshell new report sheds light on the relationship between the two men. The Wall Street Journal has recently published several articles offering insight into the mysterious Epstein andBizpac Review
May 19 2023
Russian Passenger Plane Lands In Georgia, First Since 2019: AFP
A Russian passenger plane on Friday landed in Georgia for the first time since 2019, following a decision last week from Russian President Vladimir Putin to lift a flight ban.
An AFP journalist at an airport in the capital Tbilisi reported the flight operated by the Azimuth Airline had touched down at 13:17 local time (0917 GMT).Barron's
May 21 2023
Bill Gates 'Blackmailed' By Jeffrey Epstein Over Affair With Russian Bridge Player
Bill Gates 'Blackmailed' By Jeffrey Epstein Over Affair With Russian Bridge Player Remember when Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he 'only had dinner' with Jeffrey Epstein? FLASHBACK: Bill Gates is asked if his ex-wife Melinda was warning him about Jeffrey Epstein sexually compromising him: Bill responded “No — I had dinner with him, and that's all.” pic.twitter.com/xaVincPcAA — BennyZeroHedge