Latest international news today Thursday, January 20
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Why might Russia be interested in invading Ukraine?
At the end of 2021, when Russia began to accumulate troops on its border with Ukraine, the idea that President Putin really intended to invade that country It looked like a huge lantern. Today, the possibility is not so far-fetched as the feverish diplomatic activity to rule it out demonstrates.
The Berlin Prosecutor’s Office opens an investigation of the entire leadership of Los Verdes for prevarication
In 2020 the Federal Executive Committee of the German party The Greens was awarded a ‘coronavirus bonus‘ which was added as bonus pay to his emoluments and which is now having unexpected consequences.
The Berlin Public Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed the opening of research for “initial suspicion of prevarication” to all the members of the directive of this political formation, which is part of the coalition government of the Social Democrat Olaf Scholz.
Biden says he is convinced Putin will invade Ukraine again
The US president has revealed that he is convinced Russia is going to invade Ukraine, but says a limited incursion would spark a debate about the consequences. «Do I think he will test the West, the US and NATO, as much as he can? YesI think he will,” Joe Biden said of Vladimir Putin at a White House press conference. “But I think he will pay a high price for it, something that he is not aware of now, and I think he will regret it,” he added.
The US declassifies the video of the drone attack in Kabul in which ten civilians were killed
The US Department of Defense has declassified two video recordings of the deadly attack that his army perpetrated against a supposed terrorist target in Kabul last August, in the last moments of the exit from Afghanistan. The attack was a mistake, as the Pentagon had to admit after several journalistic investigations that led to an internal investigation, and it was not a terrorist objective. Ten innocent civilians were killed, including seven minors.
“In the name of God, go away”: pressure grows on Boris Johnson to resign as prime minister
“In the name of God, go away.” With these words, which at the time the conservative deputy Leo Amery blurted out to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain before his resignation in 1940, the parliamentarian demanded this Wednesday David Davis a Boris Johnson to leave his post once and for all. “You have been sitting there too long for the few good things you have done… In the name of God, go away,” the former Brexit secretary told the ‘premier’, in what is undoubtedly his most difficult moment since he will win the election with an overwhelming majority in December 2019. For Johnson, being compared to Chamberalin is a complete insult, considering that his idol and role model is Winston Churchill.
US warns Ukraine that Putin wants to double troops
The US Secretary of State, Antony Blink, who is scheduled to meet this Friday in Geneva with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, asked President Vladimir Putin yesterday from Kiev to opt for the “peaceful path” to resolve his conflict with Ukraine.