Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: Ukraine

A normal president would tread lightly around impeachment hearings, but not Trump

The US President was irritable this week at the UN — insulting reporters, denying and then confirming parts of the allegations against him and openly calling for the investigation of Joe Biden and his son.

Why Donald Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry, and what it means

A US intelligence whistleblower has submitted a complaint to the Pentagon, alleging Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President to probe his political rival.

New crisis for Trump as Democrats pursue formal impeachment over Ukraine call

Washington: President Donald Trump said he’d release the transcript of a July phone call with the Ukrainian president on Wednesday, and an unidentified whistle-blower...

All’s not well in Putin’s Russia and Moscow’s elections revealed the cracks

Russian voters are looking beyond President Putin and Putinism for solutions to everyday problems.

Trump’s phone conversation with Ukrainian President sparks renewed calls for impeachment

US President Donald Trump has allegedly pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the Ukrainian business dealings of Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.

Ukraine has Chernobyl under control: Leonid Bershidsky

Ukraine has grossly mismanaged Chernobyl in the last quarter of a century, but it has been honest about its condition and needs.

A history of air show accidents around the world, the worst killed 77 in Ukraine

One pilot died today in rehearsal session for Bengaluru aero show. Ahead of event, ThePrint looks at history of such shows and aerobatic crashes.

The rising Russia-Ukraine tensions at Kerch Strait, and how US overflight affects them

The Western media is almost shouting hoarse for the US government to support, intervene and arm Ukraine, but Donald Trump seems to be unusually calm.

Trump may cancel G-20 talks with Putin and Mexico gives top honour to Jared Kushner

Chinese scientist who claimed 'gene-edited babies' defends his work and new study shows illegal immigrant population has dropped in US.

China to probe gene-editing case, and Ukraine imposes martial law after Russia clash

UAE pardons British scholar Matthew Hedges who was jailed for spying, and China United Nations report claims home most dangerous place for women.

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Patel, Nehru were right on strong Centre. Just look at US, you can’t leave it to the states

Strong centres can be misused. But let’s not forget that there are many more competing checks and balances on central governments than on states.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.