June 10, 2023

FACT CHECK: No, Mexican TV Did Not Report Cartel Members Had AT-4 Rocket Launchers Sourced From Ukraine

A post shared on Twitter claims Mexican television reported that cartels have dozens of AT-4s sourced from Ukraine. Mexican TV reports that dozens of U.S. AT-4 weapons systems, which were originally shipped to Ukraine, have been purchased by Cartel Golfo in Mexico.pic.twitter.com/3QcHZann1o — Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) June 1, 2023 Verdict: False The original report

What Debt Ceiling? Biden Set to Send Another $375 Million in Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden is reportedly set to announce another $375 million in weapons aid for Ukraine. The United States is to hand over another $375 million in so-called “military aid” to Ukraine, officials in both the Biden and Zelensky administrations have claimed. President Joe Biden is set to announce the new injection of guns

Russia’s Air Force Has a Very Fiery Day at the Border as It Tries to Bomb Ukraine

Apocalyptic scenes were on display in Russia’s Bryansk region Saturday as four military aircraft were apparently blown out of the sky near the border, killing nearly a dozen service members.Officially, authorities blamed the Mi-8 helicopter crash on a mysterious engine fire, but video shared on social media by local residents appeared to show a missile

Pentagon Investigating Alleged Leak of Classified Documents About Ukraine War Effort

Alexey Furman/Getty Images The Pentagon is investigating the alleged leak of classified U.S. documents about Ukraine’s war effort and military strength, a spokesperson confirmed on Friday. These leaked documents purport to show sensitive information about the United States and NATO’s support for Ukraine’s fight against Russia. Pentagon deputy press secretary Sabrina Singh did not comment

Over 1 million young Russians left workforce as Putin focused on Ukraine conflict: report

Russia may have lost as many as 1.3 million young workers since the start of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, according to a new report.  The Finexpertiza consulting firm released its findings after analyzing official statistics, reporting that working citizens under the age of 35 in Russia fell by 1.33 million people between December 2021 […]

Russia threatens Ukraine eastern supply lines as it has ‘likely’ seized Bakhmut town center: UK intel

Russian forces are threatening a key supply route for Ukrainian troops and have “likely” seized the center of Bakhmut after more than six months of brutal fighting over the town, the U.K. defense ministry said Friday.  Russian troops, largely led by Wagner mercenary forces, have been attempting to encircle the town to pinch it from […]

8 Senators Urge Pentagon to ‘Take a Hard Look’ at Sending Ukraine F-16s: Could Be ‘Game Changer’

A bipartisan group of senators called on the Pentagon on Tuesday to “take a hard look” at sending advanced U.S. fighter jets to Ukraine to aid the country in its war with Russia. The group of eight senators, led by Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), wrote in a letter to Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

Poll: Plurality of Republicans Do Not Believe Ukraine Is ‘Vital’ U.S. Interest

A plurality of Republicans do not believe Ukraine is a “vital” U.S. interest, a Morning Consult survey released this week found. The survey found that the skepticism surrounding aiding Ukraine resonates best among Republicans. Respondents were asked to identify how they feel about the U.S. supporting Ukraine’s defense against Russia through military aid and funding

Survey: Half of Likely Voters Say Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Has Made U.S. National Security ‘Worse’

Americans have mixed feelings on how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is affecting U.S. national security, while four in ten say peace should be negotiated, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday found. Across the board, 50 percent of likely voters said the Russian invasion of Ukraine has made U.S. national security worse, compared to 28 percent who

Japan’s Kishida heading to Ukraine for talks with Zelensky

Japan’s prime minister arrived in Kyiv on Tuesday for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a visit that coincides with high-level discussions already underway between Russian leader Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Moscow.  Fumio Kishida will “show respect to the courage and patience of the Ukrainian people who are standing up to […]

Sen. Angus King: America Should Support Ukraine Until ‘Putin Is Out’

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) said during a press conference on Monday that America should continue to support Ukraine until Russia’s Vladimir “Putin is out.” One person asked King, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, how long the United States should continue to support Ukraine as the conflict between Ukraine and Russia will soon

Condoleezza Rice: U.S. Arming Ukraine ‘Just Common Decency,’ Upholding ‘International Law’

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday on FNC’s “The Story” that the United States giving Ukraine weapon systems to fight off Russia’s invasion was “just common decency.” Anchor Martha MacCallum asked, “A lot of people say Putin’s army is nowhere near what everybody thought it was. He is going to lose this. Why are we spending

Gen. Mark Milley: ‘Very, Very Difficult’ to Eject Russian Forces from Ukraine This Year

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley acknowledged on Friday that it would be difficult for Ukrainian forces to “eject” Russian forces from all of Ukraine this year. “From a military standpoint, I still maintain that for this year it would be very, very difficult to militarily eject the Russian forces from

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Michael McCaul: Skeptics of Ukraine Do Not Know ‘What’s at Stake’

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Michael McCaul: Skeptics of Ukraine Do Not Know ‘What’s at Stake’ AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) said on Sunday that skeptics of aid to Ukraine do not understand “what’s at stake.” McCaul told CNN that Republicans who do not support more aid to Ukraine may

Rocket launch failure likely caused by faulty part from Ukraine

The European Space Agency said Friday that an investigation into the failure of a rocket carrying two Earth observation satellites last year indicated the cause was a faulty part procured from Ukraine. The Vega C rocket ditched in the sea less than three minutes after liftoff from a spaceport in French Guiana in December. Arianespace, […]

Pentagon Chief Downplays Chances of Military Victory for Ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has downplayed the chances of a military victory for Ukraine, saying the war would likely end with negotiations. In an interview with CNN taped on Thursday, Austin was asked, “Do you still ultimately think Ukraine can win this?” Austin did not say “yes,” but instead said, “Ukraine’s goal is to take

M1 Abrams tanks Biden promised Ukraine may not be sent this year or next, defense official says

The M1 Abrams tanks that President Biden promised to send to Ukraine amid its ongoing war with Russia may not arrive by the end of this year or potentially the next, a U.S. Army official said Thursday. Last month, President Biden announced the U.S. military would send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine to increase […]

Zelensky Tells McCarthy Ukraine Is ‘Counting on Your Continued Support and Further U.S. Assistance’

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Republican politician Kevin McCarthy on becoming Speaker of the House of Representatives, telling him Ukraine is counting on his “continued support” and more U.S. aid. “Congratulations to [Kevin McCarrthy] on his election as the Speaker of the [United States] House of Representatives,” Zelensky wrote on social media. “U.S. support in

Pope Francis: Spend Less on Christmas, Send Excess to Ukraine

ROME — Pope Francis is urging Christians to spend less on Christmas this year and to send the savings to the people of Ukraine. “There is so much suffering in Ukraine, so much, so much!” the pontiff told the crowds gathered in the Vatican for his weekly General Audience Wednesday. “I would like to draw

Poll: Near Majority of Republicans Want Less Foreign Aid as Congress Poised to Grant Ukraine $37 Billion

A near majority of Republican voters want to decrease foreign aid as Congress is poised to grant as much as $37 billion in aid to Ukraine. A Morning Consult poll released in late November found that 48 percent of registered Republican voters want to decrease the provisioning of foreign aid. The survey revealed that 48

Poland to ask Germany for approval to send tanks to Ukraine

Germany will not stop Poland from delivering Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Germany’s foreign minister announced Sunday. Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced plans to send the tanks Monday. Germany has bickered for weeks with the U.S. over who should deliver main battle tanks to Ukraine. Morawiecki said Poland had been building a coalition of […]

Lindsey Graham calls on Biden to supply ‘heavy modern tanks’ to Ukraine for war against Russia

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday called on President Biden to send tanks to Ukraine, as requested by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.  The Republican lawmaker urged Biden to act following an announcement that France would send the first western tanks to Ukraine to aid the fight against Russia’s invasion. France will supply AMX-10 RC […]

Classified Documents Found in Biden’s Think Tank Involved Ukraine, Iran, UK

This was a crime since the documents were taken when Joe Biden left his position as Vice President. Unlike former presidents who are able to declassify any documents, Biden did not have that authority. Hillary Clinton also committed a crime when she destroyed over 30,000 classified documents that she had in an illegal server at […]

War in Ukraine ‘essentially trench warfare,’ senator says after Kyiv visit

“To put it in perspective for Americans: It’s as if our East Coast, from Maine to Florida and then west to Houston, Texas, was being occupied by a foreign power,” Sen. Angus King said. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The situation in Eastern Ukraine is “essentially trench warfare,” Sen. Angus King said Sunday on CBS, as

Marjorie Taylor Greene announces resolution to audit Ukraine aid funds

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Ukraine Sees ‘Significant’ Victory in Kharkiv, UK Intel Claims Russian Army ‘Taken by Surprise’

Ukraine is reportedly on the precipice of a major victory, with its counter-offensive around the eastern city of Kharkiv (Kharkov) unexpectedly putting the Russian army on the back foot. According to British intelligence, Russian forces appear to have been “taken by surprise” by the Ukrainians, who have reportedly advanced “up to 5src kilometres (31 miles)

Chuck Schumer Lobbying for ‘at Least $12 Billion’ in Ukraine Aid to ‘Win the War’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Sunday he is requesting “at least $12 billion” in aid for Ukraine in a stop-gap spending bill. Schumer said during a press conference on Sunday, “Ukraine has made significant advances against Russia in the war, the vicious war that Putin has waged against the Ukrainian people.” The New

Tens of Billions of US Dollars Were Transferred to Ukraine and then Using FTX Crypto Currency the Funds Were Laundered Back to Democrats in US

Did you ever wonder where all those billions of dollars were going in Ukraine? Did you ever wonder why anyone was trusting the elites in US politics like the Bidens with billions in funds going to Ukraine? Today it turns out that these were excellent questions. We have information that the tens of billions of dollars […]

Zelensky to U.N.: ‘Formula for Peace’ in Ukraine Begins with ‘Punishment’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky presented a five-point “formula for peace” between him and invading Russia during the United Nations General Assembly debate on Wednesday, identifying the first step as “punishment.” Zelensky addressed the forum from Kyiv, a move that the Assembly voted to allow by 1src1 members to seven. Zelensky named and shamed the seven

Putin: Crimea Bridge Bombing an ‘Intentional Act of Terrorism’ by Ukraine

Russian leader Vladimir Putin declared the bombing of the Kerch Strait bridge, which connects Russia to occupied Crimea, “an act of terrorism aimed at destroying Russia’s civilian and critical infrastructure” at a Russian Security Council meeting on Monday, promising a “massive strike” on Ukraine in response. Putin invaded and colonized the Crimean peninsula with little

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