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Europe 路 Washington

Blinken warns China threat greater than Russia long term

60% Center coverage: 45 sources
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will lay out a three-pillar approach to competing with Beijing in a race to define the 21st century's economic and military balance. While the U.S. sees Russia as the most acute and immediate threat to international stability, the officials said the administration believes China poses a greater danger.See the Story
Europe 路 Moscow

Putin says Russia is ready to help solve food crisis if West lifts sanctions

46% Center coverage: 35 sources
Kremlin spokesman says West must cancel unlawful decisions that hamper chartering ships and exporting grain. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says food, fertilizer and seeds are exempt from sanctions. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says Putin is trying to hold the world to ransom.See the Story
Europe 路 Kharkiv

Russian shelling kills at least four in Ukraine's Kharkiv

50% Right coverage: 12 sources
Kharkiv, Ukraine's second biggest city, had been relatively quiet in recent days as Ukrainian forces regained territory. The city restarted its metro service on Tuesday and asked the hundreds of people who had used the underground as a bomb shelter to free up the train carriages. Many said they were still too scared to return home.See the Story
Europe 路 Moscow

Russia Warns It Will Expel U.S. Journalists If YouTube Blocks Briefings

38% Right coverage: 8 sources
Russia's Foreign Ministry threatens to expel a U.S. journalist if YouTube again blocks broadcasts of its weekly press briefings. YouTube has deleted channels of many pro-Kremlin media, while state media outlet RT and state-controlled Sputnik were blocked in most Western countries. Last week,Russiasaid it was closing the Moscow offices of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.See the Story
Europe 路 Moscow

Russia's Putin announces 10% hike to pensions, minimum wage

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
Vladimir Putin ordered 10 per cent rises in pensions and the minimum wage. Putin acknowledged that 2022 would be a "difficult" year for the Russian economy. Analysts said the steps would not prevent a sharp fall in real incomes. The pension increase comes into effect from Jun聽1, while the minimum Wage hike kicks in on Jul聽1.See the Story
Europe 路 Kyiv

Ukraine's richest man plans to sue Russia for huge losses

44% Left coverage: 9 sources
Ukraine's richest man says he plans to sue Russia over what he said was US$17 billon to US$20 billion in losses. Rinat Akhmetov owns the biggest Ukrainian steelmaker Metinvest. The Azovstal steelworks suffered heavy damage from Russian bombing and shelling.See the Story
Europe 路 Kyiv

Two Russian soldiers plead guilty in new war crimes trial in Ukraine

62% Right coverage: 13 sources
Alexander Bobikin and Alexander Ivanov pleaded guilty to shelling a town in eastern Ukraine. The defense lawyer asked for leniency for the soldiers, saying they were following orders. Vadim Shishimarin, a 21-year-old Russian soldier, was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for committing war crimes.See the Story
Europe 路 Moscow

Analysis: Russia prepares to seize western firms looking to leave

Coverage: 8 sources
Russia is advancing a new law allowing it to take control of the local businesses of western companies that decide to leave. The law, which could be in place within weeks, will give Russia sweeping powers to intervene where there is a threat to local jobs or industry. It comes as the Russian economy, increasingly cut-off due to western sanctions, plunges into recession.See the Story
Europe 路 London

Russian tactical failures in Ukraine extend to airborne forces, UK says

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
failures include the attempted advance on Kyiv via Hostomel Airfield in March, the stalled progress on the Izium axis since April, and the recent failed and costly crossings of the Siverskyi Donets River. The misemployment of its elite airborne forces highlights how Putin鈥檚 significant investment in the armed forces has resulted in an unbalanced overall force.See the Story

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