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Latest international news for today Sunday, January 23



Be informed about last minute today It is essential to know the world around us. But, if you don’t have too much time, ABC makes available to all readers who want it, the best summary of the Sunday, 23, January right here:

Silvio Berlusconi withdraws from the race for the presidency of the Italian Republic

Silvio Berlusconi, 85 years old, withdraws from the race for the presidency of the Republic. This has been communicated in the meeting that the leaders of the center-right have held electronically. On behalf of Berlusconi, who was not present, the senator from Forza Italia Licia Ronzulli, very close to the leader of Come on Italy, communicated to the allies of the center right the decision of the former prime minister: “We will make a joint proposal with the center right to the presidency of the Republic, to obtain the maximum possible consensus.”

Russia’s hybrid war in Ukraine has already begun, according to the US.

US intelligence already has evidence that Russia launched a campaign of aggression against Ukraine. It may be that the 100,000 soldiers deployed on the border have not crossed it, and that finally Vladimir Putin decide against a conventional incursion by land, but as US diplomacy confirmed this week, the Kremlin already has an entire campaign of disinformation Y cyber attacks within what experts in armed conflicts usually call «hybrid warfare». That is exactly the term used by the Ukrainian government on Monday after a colossal cyberattack against its servers that bears the mark of Russia.

UK accuses Russia of trying to install a related regime in Ukraine

The British Foreign Minister, Liz Truss, accused Russia this Saturday of trying to establish a similar regime in Ukraine for which she would even have a specific name to be the new president: Yevhen Murayev.

London sells arms to Kiev but avoids the short route: the skies of Germany

British Defense Minister, Ben Wallace, has provided light armor-piercing and anti-tank defense systems to Ukraine to improve its defense capabilities in case of a Russian invasion. Wallace has not specified the quantity, the type of weapons, or the route they followed until they reached the hands of his Ukrainian counterpart, Anatoly Petrenko, but according to a report in the UK Defense Journal, the logistical operation of moving the weapons was quite complicated due to the problems posed by the German authorities. Despite the defensive nature of the equipment, British aircraft had to make significant rerouting to avoid German airspace due to the Berlin Government’s opposition to lending their skies for this purpose. The website revealed the surprising flight path that British C-17 transport planes were forced to follow through the North Sea, then through Denmark and Poland, to finally land on Ukrainian soil.

More than 15 years of Spanish missions in Eastern Europe

Since 2006, Spain participates in the air patrol mission in the three Baltic countries. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania joined NATO in 2004, but due to their size they do not have their own aviation or the possibility of having devices to deal with the air superiority of Russia. For this reason, the Atlantic Alliance established a rotating shift for the countries to succeed each other in the area with their own planes.

Ron DeSantis, the Trumpist who threatens to overshadow Trump

Ronald Dion DeSantis (Jacksonville, 1978) was practically unknown when at the end of 2017 Donald Trump, still in his first year in the White House, shook up the electoral race at Governor of Florida betting on this lawyer, Iraq veteran and deputy who had shown clear sympathy for him. “Congressman Ron DeSantis is a brilliant young leader, [formado en] Yale and then Harvard Law, who would make a great Governor of Florida. He loves our country and is a true fighter!” Trump wrote on his favorite communication tool, Twitter.

Ingrid Betancourt, from Farc victim to presidential candidate

In 2016, during a conversation in New York about his novel ‘The blue line’, originally written in French (La ligne bleue, 2014, still without translation into Spanish), Ingrid Betancourt He said: “We all have two internal forces: one that moves us forward and another that anchors us to the past, that does not allow us to let go. Tied to the past, without wanting to forgive.

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