On the front lines of the Ukrainian war, troops say Russia is treating men like meat in the battle for Bakhmut

On the front lines of the Ukrainian war, troops say Russia is treating men like meat in the battle for Bakhmut

Bakhmut, Eastern Ukraine — The city of Bakhmut was home to about 70,000 people before it was on the front lines of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked war to seize Ukrainian territory. Nearly 12 months of war have left Bakhmut barely recognizable. Once known for its sparkling wine, the small town has been reduced to … Read more

Eurozone GDP Q4 2022

Eurozone GDP Q4 2022

The latest eurozone growth figures are out as the ECB considers what to do next. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The eurozone beat expectations on Tuesday by showing positive growth in the last quarter of 2022 and easing fears of a possible regional recession. Preliminary figures from Eurostat released on Tuesday showed that the … Read more

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial to the battle in the east

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial to the battle in the east

Near Kreminna, Ukraine CNN — The pine forests near the city of Kreminna have become one of the hottest combat zones in the war in eastern Ukraine. Almost every weapon seems to be at work here, artillery, howitzers, tanks and mortars. But perhaps the most important is the smallest: the reconnaissance drone. Ukrainian and Russian … Read more

The IMF raises the global growth forecast as inflation cools

The IMF raises the global growth forecast as inflation cools

The IMF has revised its outlook for the global economy upwards. Norberto Duarte | Afp | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised its global growth forecasts upward for the year, but warned that higher interest rates and the Russian invasion of Ukraine are likely to still weigh on activity. In its latest … Read more