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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 19, 2024

Ukraine Situation Report: Drone-On-Drone Aerial Engagements Ramp-Up

“This winter, millions [of Ukrainians] are going to freeze. What kind of advice do you give people in that situation? Leave the city for the village and stock up on firewood,” said Ukrainian businessman Ihor Tynny, cofounder of the Ukrainian Renewable Energy Association

What is Hezbollah’s message behind their spy drone video?

With the constant implosion in the yen threatening to spark both runaway inflation and a currency crisis in Japan, especially after the latest toothless decision by the Bank of Japan, it finally appears that the BOJ is set to either hike rates, or trim its massive bond buying program, or some combination of both.

Missed Deadlines Pile Up As New York’s Climate Law Turns Five

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 18, 2024

Europe wants to keep Russian gas flowing through Ukraine.

Netanyahu Reveals Biden Admin Has Been Holding Back Weapons Shipments, Says Blinken Promised To Free Up Flow

U.S. and Israel assessing new intelligence about Iran nuclear models

Taiwan’s energy sector is in trouble. And that means that the global tech sector could soon be in trouble too.

Japan sees record spike in infections caused by tissue-damaging bacteria

As a percentage of annual income, Canadians have more mortgage debt than Americans had total household debt just before the subprime crisis.

Biden to Raid Strategic Oil Reserves Again

Is the US in a similar state as the late Soviet Union?

NY Governor Hochul and NYC Mayor Eric Adams plan to ban masks on subways

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 17, 2024

In 2023, Russians took out a record-breaking one trillion rubles (approximately $11.2 billion) in payday loans — 30% more than in 2022.

Russia Reclaims Its Position as Europe’s Top Gas Supplier

Netanyahu officially disbands war cabinet after Gantz’s departure from government

The Lebanese Christian village on the border with Israel that escapes the shelling: ‘This is safer than Beirut’

Secret Service Agent Robbed at Gunpoint in California During Biden’s Trip

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 16, 2024

Iran-backed Hezbollah last week launched the largest volleys of rockets and drones yet in the eight months it has been exchanging fire with the Israeli military, in parallel with the Gaza war.

It has been in space longer then I have been alive. Houston, we no longer have a problem: NASA’s Voyager 1 back in operation

Photographer Disqualified From AI Image Contest After Winning With Real Photo

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 15, 2024

US army in October planned, shelved, potential op to rescue American hostages

Ship Evacuated And Ablaze After Attack By Yemen’s Houthis

Riots erupt in drought-stricken central Algeria over months of water shortages

Pentagon Ran Year Long Social Media Campaign Against China’s COVID Vaccines

Doddery Biden is ‘the worst he’s ever been’ – everyone is worried, say G7 insiders as video shows him shuffling away Honestly, the Italian Prime Minister has some skills when it comes to handling these types of things. I don’t know how you could have handle it better then this all things considered. Maybe she has experience dealing with old people who are losing their mind.

Payoff from AI projects is ‘dismal’, biz leaders complain

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 13, 2024

Estimating Future Interest Income From Russia’s Frozen Reserves

Does The U.S. Need To Be Building Hardened Aircraft Shelters For Its Combat Aircraft?

Intel is trucking a 916,000-pound ‘Super Load’ across Ohio to its new fab, spawning road closures over nine days

May contain nuts: Precautionary allergen labels lead to consumer confusion

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 12, 2024

Russia is pressing forward with its offensive, but at the current pace, it could take over a year to reach any of its goals

Iran expanding nuclear enrichment capacity after IAEA resolution

Houthi Drone Boat Strikes Ship For First Time Since Red Sea Crisis Erupted

Israeli Airstrike Kills One Of Hezbollah’s Most Senior Terror Commanders

Six suspected terrorists with ISIS ties arrested in sting operation in New York, Los Angeles and Philadelphia

Congress wants a new interceptor site at Fort Drum, but the Biden Administrations says Alaska and California sites are enough.

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), charged with improving safety on U.S. roads, finalized fuel economy rules, raising fuel efficiency to 50.4 miles per gallon by 2031.

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 11, 2024

Ukraine Situation Report: Russia Resumes Tactical Nuke Drills

Russian attacks on power grid provoke the worst energy crisis of the war in Ukraine

Israeli battlefield commanders explain why they are breaking IDF rules to solicit donated gear

Europe is running out of heroin. The alternatives are much worse

Ransomware gangs are adopting “more brutal” tactics amid crackdowns

Treasury Yields Jump To One-Week High After Ugly 3Y Auction but then Stellar 10Y Auction Sees Surge In Foreign Demand, Near Record Stop Through

Maine Supplying ‘Boofing’ Kits, Helping Addicts Stick Drugs Up Their Butt

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 10, 2024

The U.S. Army colonel described how Ukrainian Patriot operators staged a “SAMbush” to bring down the A-50 in January of this year.

New investigation shows that Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Wagner Group lost almost 20,000 men in the battle for Bakhmut (and paid their families more than a billion dollars in compensation)

‘They weren’t even soldiers!’: Arab social media reacts to Operation Arnon

Iran: Who are the 6 men running for president?

Far-right gains in the EU election deal stunning defeats to France’s Macron and Germany’s Scholz

Appeals Court Allows Doctors to Continue First Amendment Lawsuit Against Gov’t for Censorship of Dissenting COVID, Abortion Views

Could New York Force Insurance Companies to Drop Fossil Fuels?

The Feasibility of California’s Electric Train Mandate When the Trains Do Not Exist

A key point is that while it is climbing fast from record lows last year it is still not at historically normal levels which may be why prices have yet to react. Housing June 10th Weekly Update: Inventory up 1.1% Week-over-week, Up 37.8% Year-over-year

The “Hot Hand” Is Not a Myth

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RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, JUNE 9, 2024

Su-57 Felon Struck Deep Inside Russia, Ukraine’s Spy Agency Claims

Confirmed: Three Rescued Israeli Hostages Were Held Captive by Gaza Journalist

Israeli War Cabinet minister Benny Gantz resigned from the coalition government on June 9. Gantz said he resigned because of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s conduct of the war in the Gaza Strip, which he believes is ”preventing [Israel] from reaching true victory.”

Macron bets the house in election to break far-right momentum in France

Two Vessels Catch Fire After Missile Strikes Off Yemen’s Aden

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Revives Lawsuit Against L.A. Schools’ Covid Vaccine Mandate