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Russia's Snake Island Retreat

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Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow’s forces attempt advance in Donetsk; Putin vows to expand relations with North Korea – live

1 Day ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Reports of heavy Russian shelling in eastern Donetsk; Putin says in letter to Kim Jong-un closer ties are in both countries’ interestsUkraine to target Russian soldiers at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plantWhat we know on day 173 of the invasionOur... read more

How Ireland’s Hare Krishna Island went from dream to folly to recovery

2 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Hare Krishnas bought Inis Rath in the 1980s, and now extensive renovations look set to turn the island into a retreat hotspotIn the early 1980s Ireland’s tiny Hare Krishna community made a bold decision: it bought an island.Inis Rath, a... read more

Biden’s $20 million South Carolina retreat plagued by mold, termites: report

1 Day ago News Source: Nypost.com

The Bidens have been spending summers at wealthy Democratic donor Maria Allwin's South Carolina mansion since 2009. But court documents show that the $20 million Kiawah Island property has been plagued by mold, mildew and termites. read more

Haven by Emma Donoghue review – religious zeal meets ecological warning in AD600 Ireland

2 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

The Room author’s new novel is a timely allegory in which three monks face a test of their faith on an uninhabited islandSkellig Michael, a jagged outcrop off the coast of County Kerry, was used as the location of Luke Skywalker’s hideaway in two... read more

The News Roundup for August 12, 2022

3 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Federal authorities searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, following a tip that he was keeping classified records at his home. The Inflation Reduction Act passed the House this week. The piece of legislation comes after... read more

Ukrainian troops save a CAT left behind by Russians on Snake Island

27 Days ago News Source: Dailymail.co.uk

Troops from Ukraine's military intelligence branch rescued a small black cat they found abandoned on Snake Island after Putin's men retreated from the strategic outpost last month. read more

China halts climate and military dialogue with the U.S. over Pelosi's Taiwan visit

11 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

BEIJING — China on Friday said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker... read more

Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 160 of the invasion

14 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

UN chief warns that nuclear annihilation just ‘one miscalculation’ away; Zelenskiy says grain shipment is ‘first positive signal’ of chance to stop world food crisisRussia-Ukraine war: see all our coverageThe United Nations chief has warned that... read more

US Senate predicted to approve Finland and Sweden’s request to join NATO – Sen. Hawley says ‘I intend to vote no,’ receives backlash from Sen. Cruz...

13 Days ago News Source: Theblaze.com

The U.S. Senate voted today on a resolution to ratify Finland and Sweden's applications to join NATO. The request has largely received bi-partisan support and was expected to pass through the Senate easily.Finland and Sweden requested to join... read more

Russia-Ukraine war live news: Kyiv region hit by rocket attack, governor says; fight to liberate Kherson has begun, Ukraine claims

19 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Russia launches missile on Vyshgorod district, north of the capital, officials say; Zelenskiy adviser urges Moscow’s forces in Kherson to ‘retreat, surrender or be destroyed’Poor communication ‘raises risk of nuclear war with Russia’, says UK... read more