Opinion: Is Putin banking on an endless war?

Opinion by Richard Galant Updated 0419 GMT (1219 HKT) April 4, 2022 Last week, missile attacks continued to pound Ukraine’s cities, despite a claim by the Russians that they were refocusing their strategy on warfare in the eastern part of the country. No one knows how the war will unfold and either side could win,…

Putin announces gas currency switch for ‘unfriendly countries’

Rouble firms after Putin announcent that Russia would start selling its gas to ‘unfriendly countries’ in roubles. Updated at 0654 on 23 Mar 2023 The Russian rouble briefly leapt to a three-week high past 95 against the dollar on Wednesday in Moscow, before settling close to 100, after President Vladimir Putin said Russia would start…

Pentagon Confirms Russia has used hypersonic missiles in Ukraine

Moscow launches cruise and hypersonic missiles targeting Ukrainian military assets as it steps up its military offensive. Updated at 0512 EAT on Monday 21st March 2022 – HICGI News Agency & News Agencies – Follow us here US officials have confirmed Putin has used hypersonic missiles in Ukraine-Russia War. Sources to HICGI News Agency indicate…

Ukraine Tensions; Biden Threatens Putin with personal sanctions.

US makes preparations to avoid European gas crisis if flow from Russia is cut, while talks aimed at defusing tensions continue. Updated by HICGI News Agency at 5040 on 26/01/2022. Joe Biden has said he will consider personal sanctions against Vladimir Putin if Russia invades Ukraine, as western leaders step up military preparations and make…

Xi Jinping on Global Spotlight over Persecutions against Africans in China.

Kampala, Uganda By our Reporter Chinese President XI Jinping is facing pressure from his key trading partner Africa after several governments on the continent, African Union and organisations accusing his country for violating human rights in wake of racism against Africans in China. Brian Senkungu Deputy Director of Africa at Heart-AAT a Non Profit Organisation…