Tag: War

Multiple Members of Media Killed in Ukraine

In the past few days, two members of the American media were killed and two were injured while working on assignments in Ukraine. Noted Fox News videographer Pierre Zakrzewski was killed in the attack that hospitalized reporter Benjamin Hall. The two were traveling in the suburbs outside Kyiv when their vehicle was fired upon. “Pierre

Third Russian General is Killed in Ukraine, Russia Strikes Back Near Poland

Ukrainian officials say their forces killed the Russian Major General Andrey Kolesnikov, the third of his rank to die since the invasion began. Western officials have confirmed all three deaths of the generals, the equivalent of a US brigadier general. Ukraine did not release details about his death. Casualties among such high ranking officers suggests

Russia’s War on Ukraine: The First Day

Weeks of diplomatic stalemate have come to an end as Russia launched missile strikes throughout the entire country of Ukraine. Russia has launched “in total more than 160 missiles for airstrikes,” a senior US defense official told reporters Thursday. Russian forces have seized control of Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine. Earlier Thursday, Ukrainian

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: The Last 24 Hours

There has been significant movement on multiple fronts in regard to the impending war in Ukraine in the last 24 hours. 1600 Daily has condensed and contextualized the events for readers below. Russia Legitimizes Separatist Territories:  Hours after signing decrees recognizing the independence of two separatist-held territories in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian

US Intel Shows Russia Gave Order to Invade Ukraine

The US has picked up intelligence showing Russian President Vladimir Putin has given military officials the order to invade Ukraine. Two people familiar with the intel spoke with NBC News: On Sunday, Biden convened a rare weekend meeting of the National Security Council focused on Ukraine, the White House said. Austin and Blinken, both newly

Taiwan Preparing for War With China

As China ramps up its threats to Taiwan, Taiwan has responded by preparing for war. According to The Daily Wire: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen warned over the weekend, as the island national celebrated its National Day, that it would not bow to pressure from communist China and that it plans to continue ramping up its

Taliban Declares August 31 a Red Line

The Taliban have given Joe Biden until his proposed August 31st date to leave and that is their red line. According to The Washington Free Beacon: KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) — With thousands of desperate Afghans and foreigners crowding into Kabul’s airport in the hope of fleeing Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers, pressure grew on U.S. president Joe

Biden Could Leave Behind Navy Vet Kidnapped by Taliban

A Navy vet who was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan could be at risk of being left behind by the Biden administration. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Haqqani network operatives backed by the Taliban abducted Mark Frerichs, a civilian contractor in Afghanistan for the U.S. government, in January 2020. The government has made