The DSR Daily Brief

By The DSR Network

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Government

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 58
Reviews: 0

Description

The DSR Daily Brief is a daily news podcast cover the foreign policy and national security news. Each weekday morning, Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir will bring you the latest as covered by the best media outlets from around the world. Members of the DSR network get bonus briefings over the weekend. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episode Date
November 29: NATO's support for Ukraine, China's sea claims, and Qatar ends Germany's gas pain
683
The one hundred and eighty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid China says US ship ‘illegally intruded’ in waters near Spratlys Qatar signs gas export deal with Germany Spanish coastguard finds stowaways on ship rudder China begins inquiries into weekend Covid-19 protests China to ramp up Covid-19 vaccinations for elderly China clamps down on ‘zero covid’ protests, loosens some pandemic measures China’s COVID-19 protests: What we know so far USPS seeks volunteer Santas to answer letters from kids Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2022
November 28, 2022: Lockdowns in China, America considers new ways to supply Ukraine, and Iran rejects U.N. investigation into protests
716
The one hundred and eighty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Shanghai tightens security after anti-lockdown protests across China US eyes long-range rockets for Ukraine as arms supplies dwindle Iran rejects U.N. investigation into protests - spokesperson Somalia' Villa Rose attack: At least four dead in hotel siege Mexico's president leads massive pro-government march Rioting in Brussels after Belgium loses World Cup match to Morocco Japan births at new low as population shrinks and ages Monkeys in central Thailand city mark their day with feast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2022
November 23, 2022: Jerusalem Terror Attack, Covid Protests in China, and Malaysia's King searches for stability
745
The one hundred and eighty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode 16-year-old Killed, 17 Israelis Wounded in Double Jerusalem Terror Attack China Covid: Angry protests at giant iPhone factory in Zhengzhou Malaysian king searches for PM to end deadlock Tanzania plane crash rescue was delayed, ill equipped: Report Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro challenges election result Indonesia quake survivors appeal for supplies as rescuers trawl rubble Scotland cannot hold new independence vote without Westminster consent, says supreme court Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
November 22, 2022: Iran's World Cup protest, COP27, and the threat of winter in Ukraine
688
The one hundred and eighty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode World Cup 2022: Iran team stage silent protest COP27: Historic forum but fails to address fossil fuels menace Millions of lives under threat in Ukraine this winter - WHO Erdogan signals a Turkish ground offensive in Syria, Iraq Malaysia’s King asks PM candidates to form unity government after neither gets majority: Anwar Colombia, ELN rebels start peace talks, hoping to end six decades of war EU slams Kosovo, Serbia over car plates dispute, as fears of violence grow All we want for Christmas is ... Spam Figgy Pudding? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2022
November 21, 2022: Malaysia’s election, Turkey hits kurdish militants, and the death of Hebe de Bonafini
728
The one hundred and eighty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Malaysia’s election uncertainty drags out as party dithers Turkey strikes Kurdish militants a week after Istanbul blast Argentina: 'Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo' co-founder dies Deadly earthquake rocks Indonesia World Cup 2022: Iran's Ehsan Hajsafi speaks out over conditions in his home country Two prominent Iranian actresses arrested - state media Iran: Rights groups warn of crackdown in Kurdish Mahabad Iran protests continue to rage on streets as officials renew threats Iran issues first death sentence linked to recent protests Are 15,000 Iranian Protesters Going To Be 'Mass Executed'? US imposes new sanctions on Iranian officials over crackdown on protests Texas woman pleads guilty to smuggling spider monkey in 'beer' box Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2022
November 18, 2022: North Korea fires an ICBM, Russia strike Ukraine, trace of explosives found at Nord Stream Pipelines
701
The one hundred and eighty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea fires ICBM with range to reach the United States Russia launches missile barrage on Ukraine as 1st snow falls Traces of explosives found at Nord Stream pipelines, Sweden says Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi leader given US immunity over Khashoggi killing India launches first privately made space rocket Three men sentenced to life in prison over downing of flight MH17 in 2014 Peru reports first severe bird-flu outbreak Car repair manual returned to Minnesota library 47 years late Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2022
November 17, 2022: Errant missile hits Poland, Black Sea Grain Deal extended, and North Korea fires another missile
672
The one hundred and eighty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Errant missile that hit Poland likely came from Ukraine, NATO and Warsaw say Ukraine, UN Announce 4-Month Grain Deal Extension North Korea fires missile after threatening ‘fiercer’ step Vicky Bowman: Former UK ambassador among prisoners to be freed in Myanmar Turkish ‘cult leader’ Oktar sentenced to 8,658 years in prison COP27: EU pledges funding for African adaptation, resilience Xi angrily rebukes Trudeau over ‘leaks’ to media about Canada-China relations Council race in Michigan town settled by two pieces of paper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2022
November 16, 2022: Jenny Town on Tensions on the Korean Peninsula
1053
Grant and Chris are out on special assignment but rather than leave you without your morning podcast, we thought we'd share with you our most recent bonus brief. We hope you enjoy! In this weekend’s bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir catch back up with Jenny Town, a Senior Fellow at the Stimson Center and the Director of Stimson’s 38 North Program, to talk about the recent missile tests coming from North Korea. Why has North Korea been this active? How should the U.S. and South Korea respond? What comes next? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
November 15, 2022: The Biden-Xi meeting, Iran's first death sentence over protests, and zero COVID in China
689
The one hundred and eighty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Xi, Biden vow to avoid conflict and get China-US relations back on track COP 27: US-China climate restart provides relief to downbeat UN summit Iran issues first death sentence over protests China zero Covid: Violent protests in Guangzhou put curbs under strain Yoon, Biden, Kishida agree to real-time intel sharing Haiti prime minister ousts top officials amid US sanctions Australians rescued from rooftops as floods sweep New South Wales TPLF to ‘disarm’ if Eritrean troops leave Iranian who inspired The Terminal film dies at Paris airport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2022
November 14, 2022: Xi and Biden Meet, an explosion in Istanbul, and Khersons liberation
665
The one hundred and eighty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Xi, Biden start summit with vow to avoid conflict Istanbul: Six dead, dozens wounded in Turkey explosion Kherson celebrates liberation after 8 months of Russian occupation (PHOTOS) Brussels steps in as Italy and France fight over migrant boats Israeli air strikes in Syria kill two soldiers, wound three Tens of thousands protest Mexican president's electoral reform plan Indonesian officials: Russian FM Lavrov taken to hospital Top, Lite-Brite, Masters of the Universe in toy hall of fame Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2022
November 11, 2022: Bonus Brief COP27
954
In this weekend’s bonus brief DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Alex Stapleton, the Senior Climate Policy Advisor at Foreign Policy for America, to talk about the ongoing COP27 climate summit. What should we expect to come out of the summit? How is the conversation on loss and damage evolving? In the face of inflation and war, will countries prioritize climate? Find out in this thoughtful (and maybe not so brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2022
November 10, 2022: Russians retreat from Kherson, COP27, and extending Ethiopian peace talks
666
The one hundred and eightieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russian Troops Ordered To Leave Kherson COP27: Sharp rise in fossil fuel industry delegates at climate summit Ethiopia peace talks extended as disarmament, aid discussed KDF troops in DR Congo to cost taxpayer Sh4.5bn in six months EU announces energy support package for Moldova Seven killed in clashes between Philippine Army and Moro rebels Brazil military finds no evidence of election fraud, dashing hopes of Bolsonaro supporters Tesla drivers will be able to make Zoom calls from their car Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2022
November 9, 2022: Midterms in the US, North Korea fires more missiles, and COP27
705
The one hundred and seventy-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode US election: Control of Congress hangs in balance after midterms North Korea fires ballistic missile, says South Korea military COP27: Island nations want China, India to pay for climate damage Myanmar tops Asian summit’s agenda as global issues loom U.S. Livid as Basketball Star Griner Said Moved to Russia Penal Colony Australia moves to block pilots from training Chinese military Italy’s ban on migrant ship is ‘unacceptable,’ French minister says TSA: Handgun found inside raw chicken in luggage at airport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
November 8, 2022: COVID in Guangzhou, Trudeau accuses China of meddling, and COP27
716
The one hundred and seventy-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Guangzhou’s Covid-19 outbreak deepens as more lockdowns loom in China Trudeau accuses China of 'aggressive' election interference World is on ‘highway to climate hell’, UN chief warns at Cop27 summit Armenia, Azerbaijan hold peace talks with US mediating North denies sending arms to Russia for Ukraine war Sandinistas complete their political domination of Nicaragua Ethiopian gov’t, Tigray forces establish hotline following truce ESPN announcer breaks world record for longest cornhole shot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2022
November 7, 2022: North Korea speaks, COP27, and Russian losses in Ukraine
736
The one hundred and seventy-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea: Missile tests were practice to attack South, US UN climate summit opens with warning against 'backsliding' Ukraine's Zelenskiy: Heavy Russian losses in the east Ethnic tensions flare again in northern Kosovo Uganda targets rebels in DR Congo with air strikes Nicaragua: Ortega's rivals decry local vote clampdown Pollution curbs lifted in India’s capital despite ‘very poor’ air The National Park Service wants humans to stop licking this toad Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2022
November 4, 2022: America warns North Korea, Pakistan's Ex-PM shot, and Russia strikes Ukrainian energy
711
The one hundred and seventy-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode U.S. warns North that use of nuclear weapons will 'end' regime Pakistan’s ex-PM Imran Khan shot in leg at protest march Russian Strikes Leave 4.5 Million Without Power in Ukraine Germany's Scholz meets Xi Jinping in China visit Israel Election Final Results: Netanyahu, Jewish Far Right Win Power, Fiasco for Left Colombian $4 billion tax reform becomes law, duties on oil and coal hiked World Cup 2022: Fifa tells all competing nations to 'focus on football' in Qatar Bear wanders into California cafe, steals cookies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2022
November 3, 2022: North Korea fires more missiles, a ceasefire in Ethiopia, and Russia reenters grain deal
693
The one hundred and seventy-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea fires three ballistic missiles Thursday morning Combatants in Ethiopia's Tigray war agree to stop fighting Ukraine war latest: Russia rejoins Black Sea deal, threatens to revoke it again Climate change: No glaciers on Kilimanjaro by 2050 Bolsonaro asks supporters to unblock roads Myanmar court sentences ex-politician to 173 years in prison Mussolini fans get jobs in Meloni’s Italian government She put a stranger on her shoulders at a Phillies rally. Now fans want them to marry.v Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2022
November 2, 2022: Israel's Election, Bolsonaro's non-concession concession, and North and South Korea trade missiles
720
The one hundred and seventy-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Israel Election Exit Poll: Netanyahu Secures Razor-thin Majority, Shock Triumph for Far Right Bolsonaro breaks election silence but refuses to recognise Lula’s victory North Korea fires ballistic missile in direction of South Korean island Secret Chinese ‘police stations’ to be investigated around Britain  Denmark: Ruling Center-left bloc wins razor-thin majority Egypt detains Indian activist on climate march ahead of COP27 Colombia’s President promises to deepen ties with Venezuela BBC tries to understand politics by creating fake Americans Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
November 1, 2022: Russia backs out of grain deal, Russia recruits Afghan commandos, Brazil truckers protest Lula win
713
The one hundred and seventy-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Putin suspends Black Sea grain exports deal Russia recruiting U.S.-trained Afghan commandos, vets say Brazil: Truckers block roads as Bolsonaro remains silent Israeli election too close to call as Netanyahu bids for comeback ​​50 countries urge China to release detained Uighurs Costa Rica VP says charged in illegal campaign financing case Poland signs nuclear reactor deal with South Korea That’s scary: Roaches spoil Halloween on suburban street Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2022
October 31, 2022: Lula wins in Brazil, Russia bombards Ukraine, and China locks down
723
The one hundred and seventy-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Brazil’s Lula to reclaim presidency after beating Bolsonaro Another mass attack on Monday morning: Russia hits energy infrastructure across Ukraine China locks down millions as COVID cases rise before winter 154 die in Halloween crowd crush in Korea's Itaewon Morbi bridge collapse live updates | Death toll rises to 141; Congress demands probe by a retired Supreme Court or High Court judge Somalia Mogadishu bombings: Twin blasts kill 100 in capital World Cup: Qatar evicts thousands of foreign workers from Doha apartment blocks Mondrian painting has been hanging upside down for 75 years Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2022
October 28, 2022: Iranian drones in Ukraine, Musk buys Twitter, and Pyongyang shoots more missiles
711
The one hundred and seventy-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Russia deploys dozens of drones in two days - Zelensky Elon Musk begins Twitter reign by firing CEO, top executives Pyongyang shoots two missiles into East Sea Brazil's Lula keeps lead in roughly stable race against Bolsonaro, two polls show Nigeria: US orders diplomats' families to depart Abuja Done deal: Europe scraps the car engine New Zealand leader Ardern makes rare trip to Antarctica Maine begins removing those naughty license plates Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2022
October 27, 2022: Protests in Iran, Russia holds nuclear drills, and the war in Ukraine pushes green energy
724
The one hundred and seventieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Iran protests: Police fire on Mahsa Amini mourners - witnesses Putin oversees first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine Ukraine war to speed shift to green energy, IEA says Israel and Lebanon Officially Sign Maritime Border Deal Lee Jae-yong named executive chairman of Samsung Electronics In Mexico, ruling party infighting gets worse Uganda steps up Ebola response as virus infects 109, kills 30 The Newest Card-Carrying Members of AARP: 20-Somethings Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2022
October 26, 2022: Ukrainian refugees urged to stay abroad, Chinese police offices in the Netherlands, and warnings of an unparalleled response to a potential North Korea nuclear test
712
The one hundred and sixty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Vereshchuk called on Ukrainian refugees to stay abroad until spring 'Chinese police have at least two illegal offices in the Netherlands' U.S., Japan, S. Korea warn of 'unparalleled' response if N. Korea holds nuclear test Google: India orders Google to pay another $113m fine Myanmar crisis deepens, UN envoy warns of ‘catastrophic toll’ High noon for Belfast power-sharing as assembly mounts final bid to avert dissolution Haitian journalist hospitalized after assassination attempt Critically endangered orangutan born at British zoo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2022
October 25, 2022: Prime Minister Sunak, ECB on track for rate hike, and Russia sabotages Ukraine water pipe to Mykolaiv
715
The one hundred and sixty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Rishi Sunak, Britain’s next PM, inherits a divided party, country and an economy ‘that is rapidly coming off the wheels’ ECB set to double down with another giant rate hike despite political pressure Russia accused of sabotaging Ukraine water pipe to Mykolaiv US targets Nicaragua’s gold sector in latest push against Ortega Myanmar: Junta air strike kills dozens, rebel group says French government overcomes no-confidence votes unscathed but shaken DR Congo troops clash with M23 rebels, 4 civilians killed 10 cows captured, 1 still loose after cattle invade Kentucky golf course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2022
October 24, 2022: Xi's Politburo, Sunak closes in on 10 Downing Street, and warning shots on the Korean Peninsula
693
The one hundred and sixty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China congress: Xi cements power by packing top team with loyalists Sunak closes in on No 10 as Johnson pulls out of race Two Koreas exchange warning shots along Northern Limit Line Uganda reports worrisome increase in Ebola cases in capital Russian fighter jet crashes into building in Siberia, killing two Ethiopia, Tigray rebels to begin peace talks in South Africa Bolivian strike over census delay paralyzes agriculture export hub Mystery alligator found wandering loose in Idaho Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2022
October 21, 2022: Liz Truss Resigns, Iranian troops in Crimea, Imran Khan disqualified
704
The one hundred and sixty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Liz Truss resigns as PM and triggers fresh leadership election White House says Iranian troops in occupied Crimea support Russian drone strikes against Ukraine Imran Khan disqualified in Toshakhana reference Kishida plans to sign new security declaration while visiting Australia At least 150 killed in ethnic clashes in Sudan's Blue Nile State UN: Colombia coca leaf cultivation at two-decade high Germany gives ground and allows EU to edge toward energy price cap Researchers unveil world's fastest clothes-folding robot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2022
October 20, 2022: Truss falters, Putin cracks down, and China's wolf warrior diplomacy
694
The one hundred and sixty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Liz Truss’s government on the brink after Suella Braverman’s parting shot  Putin 'imposes' martial law in occupied areas of Ukraine to give proxies more power China defends 'fighting spirit' of Xi's foreign policy UN vote delayed on sanctions to curb Haiti violence, crime Italy begins negotiations on forming new government Beijing steps up Covid-19 measures as cases quadruple Uganda Ebola death toll hits 44 - WHO Snake on a plane causes chaos at Newark Liberty International Airport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2022
October 19, 2022: More Russian attacks, Elnaz Rekabi returns to Iran, and more North Korean drills
693
The one hundred and sixty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war latest: Russia intensifies attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities Iranian climber who competed without a hijab met by jubilant crowds in Tehran North shows pique with South's drill by firing artillery Federal forces capture key Tigrayan towns in Ethiopia Ex-UK pilots lured to help Chinese military, MoD says Explosions at Myanmar main prison kill 8: Media Small town in southern Mexico hosts thousands of migrants Are you a mosquito magnet? It could be your smell Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2022
October 18, 2022: NATO nuclear drills, Russia hits Ukraine's energy infrastructure, and Jeremy Hunt's u-turn in the UK
713
The one hundred and sixty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode NATO starts nuclear drills amid Russia tensions Russia keeps hitting Ukraine's energy infrastructure, at least 80,000 people left without electricity UK finance minister Jeremy Hunt scraps nearly all government tax cut plans Israel summons ambassador, blasts government over West Jerusalem U.S., Mexico call for Haiti security mission to confront gangs Ethiopia war: Tigray says ready for ceasefire as fighting rages Russian role in Burkina Faso crisis comes under scrutiny The story behind a new book's strange dedication to Toast the cat Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2022
October 17, 2022: A kamikaze drone attack on Kyiv, Xi Jinping's speech, and a reversal in the UK
1618
The one hundred and sixty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia launches first-ever kamikaze drone attack on Kyiv Xi Jinping speech: Zero-Covid and zero solutions Liz Truss sacks Kwasi Kwarteng before corporation tax U-turn Unification Church could be stripped of special status after Kishida probe Members of K-pop band BTS to fulfill South Korean military service Brazil's Bolsonaro and Lula spar in first debate of runoff campaign Uganda locks down two districts in bid to check spread of Ebola Nigerian city celebrates its many twins with annual festival Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2022
October 14, 2022: Protests in China, North Korea Provocations, and the grain in Ukraine
707
The one hundred and sixty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China Covid: Rare protest against President Xi before party congress   N.Korea Launches Flurry of Provocations Overnight Moscow threatens to exit Black Sea grain deal Palestinian Rivals Hamas and Fatah Agree to Hold Elections After Negotiations in Algeria Palestinian rivals agree on elections to end dispute but doubts persist Nigeria’s university lecturers end eight-month strike Proposed UN resolution would sanction top Haitian gang chief Turkey introduces jail terms for 'disinformation' Fat Bear Week has a 2022 winner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2022
October 13, 2022: Ukraine Military Aid, Iran Protests, and Russian Threats
708
The one hundred and sixtieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Amid Russian missile terror, NATO pledges more Ukraine aid UK to supply air defence missiles to Ukraine France to provide air defense systems to Ukraine Canada announces $47M in new military aid for Ukraine The Netherlands supplies extra anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine: book value 15 million euros Putin threatens Europe again as Brussels braces for winter Iran president accuses US of ‘destabilization’ amid protests Lebanon to begin returning refugees to Syria ‘in batches’ India: Supreme Court panel split on hijab ban in schools US and Mexico make deal to ease Venezuela migration China's 20th Communist Party Congress: What you need to know America's next top mullet will soon be crowned Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2022
October 12, 2022: Bridge blast suspects arrested, a pipeline leak, and Peru's President's legal problems
675
The one hundred and fifty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia Says Arrested 8 Suspects in Crimean Bridge Blast Poland detects leak on key pipeline carrying Russian oil to Europe Peru's President Castillo accuses prosecutors of a 'coup' Kerala murder: Two women killed in suspected human sacrifice Myanmar court extends Aung San Suu Kyi's prison sentence to 26 years Japan space rocket commanded to self-destruct after launch Revolution for Prosperity wins Lesotho elections but observers flag irregularities Camel takes the drive-through at In-N-Out Burger in Las Vegas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2022
October 11, 2022: Russia strikes Ukraine, Crimea bridge explosion, and a new join military command
715
The one hundred and fifty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia launches biggest air strikes since start of Ukraine war Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine Russia Says 3 Killed in Crimea Bridge Blast Lukashenko says Belarus, Russia establish joint regional military command Asia chipmaker shares slide after US curbs on China Panama reports record number of migrants crossing the Darien jungle Lebanon, Israel reach ‘historic agreement’ on maritime borders UN mulls quick foreign troop deployment to ease Haiti crisis Mystery odor stinks up Utah city, cause remains unknown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2022
October 7, 2022: The Nobel Peace Prize, Shows of Force in Korea, and US strikes in Syria
680
The one hundred and fifty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Nobel Peace Prize: Who is Ales Bialiatski? N.Korean Warplanes Stage Show of Force US strikes in Syria kill top 'IS' leaders Brits warned of winter power cuts if energy supply squeezed further Lebanese banks to close ‘indefinitely’ as hold-ups continue Solomon Islands leader visits Australia after ties sour over Chinese security pact At the OAS, Brazil does not sign a declaration against Russian invasion of Ukraine Man charged with smuggling pythons in his pants at US border Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2022
October 6, 2022: Thailand's mass shooting, North Korea missile test, and Iran's continued protests
699
The one hundred and fifty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Thailand mass shooting sees 34 dead at daycare centre North Korea fires ballistic missiles after condemning U.N. meeting Iran protests: Schoolgirls heckle paramilitary speaker Spain’s Sánchez warns Germany that €200B energy plan must not disturb EU single market Somalia pushes on with offensive against al-Shabab despite attack Haiti faces a ‘cholera time bomb’, UN official warns Rash of child deaths in Gambia linked to cough syrups made in India - WHO Ugandan president apologizes for general son who offered 100 cows to marry Giorgia Meloni Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2022
October 5, 2022: Russia formalizes annexation, EU agrees to oil price cap, and South Korean missile crashes
703
The one hundred and fifty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Putin Signs Bill Finalizing Ukraine Land Grab EU agrees oil price cap in new Russia sanctions plan Hyunmoo missile crashes in South Korean base during joint drills AU invites Ethiopia's warring rivals to peace talks Colombia, ELN guerrillas agree to restart peace talks Dozens killed in India after wedding party bus plunges into gorge Spain's government plans to extend free train travel into 2023 British artist covers entire mansion in doodles Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2022
October 4, 2022: North Korea missile test, Khamenei blames the west, Sweden closes part of the Baltic Sea
679
The one hundred and fifty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan Khamenei Blames Iran Protests on U.S. and 'Zionist Regime' Swedes close area of Baltic Sea around pipeline gas leaks Macron’s chief of staff charged over alleged conflict of interest Colombia, US discuss measures to combat drug trade Lesotho holds elections amid political instability Indonesia police chief, others removed over soccer disaster Super squash: 2,554-pound pumpkin carves out new US record Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2022
October 3, 2022: Brazil votes, Truss backtracks, and Ukraine recaptures Lyman
720
The one hundred and fifty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Real-time Calculation - Track complete coverage of poll results across the country UK’s Kwarteng scraps tax cut after market meltdown Ukraine Forces Recapture Lyman, Key Logistics Hub in Eastern Region  Russia says it may restore damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines Burkina Faso coup: Ousted military leader Damiba ‘resigns’ 32 children among the 125 dead in Indonesia soccer stampede, inquiry team to be formed Bosnia election: Reformists gain in vote dominated by ethnic tensions Chesapeake Bay lighthouse auctioned, with strings attached Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2022
September, 30, 2022: Putin's annexation, Eurozone inflation, and Bosnia's general election
646
The one hundred and fifty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Putin to annex areas of Ukraine after 'sham' referendums Eurozone inflation hits record 10%, highest in the history of the euro What you need to know about Bosnia’s general election Prayut to continue as Thai prime minister after court rules on tenure limit Lebanon fails to elect new president as political crisis deepens Lev Tahor Jewish sect members held in Mexico escape Germany introduces €200B gas price cap to counter Russia’s ‘energy war’ Stray dog caught on camera trying to steal from toy store Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2022
September 29, 2022: Another Nord Stream leak, more HIRMAS for Ukraine, and the trail of a Rwanda genocide suspect
679
The one hundred and fifty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode  Nord Stream: Sweden finds new leak in Russian gas pipeline U.S. pledges to double rocket launchers for Ukraine Trial of elderly Rwanda genocide suspect opens at UN court Mexico is world’s deadliest spot for environmental activists All women have right to safe, legal abortion: India’s top court Kuwait heads to polls in second legislative election in two years World Cup 2022: Denmark to wear 'toned down' jerseys in protest at hosts Qatar Fish fossil catch from China includes oldest teeth ever Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2022
September 28, 2022: Sham referendums end in Ukraine, North Korea tests missiles, and China tries to influence the midterms
658
The one hundred and fiftieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Russia claims win in occupied Ukraine 'sham' referendums N Korea test launches missile on eve of Harris trip to Seoul China influence operation targeted US midterm elections Nord Stream leaks: Sabotage to blame, says EU Hurricane Ian: Cuba suffers complete blackout after storm Hurricane Ian targets Florida as ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 storm, Orlando under tornado watch Saudi Arabia names Crown Prince Salman prime minister, too Kazakhstan to ‘ensure safety’ of Russians fleeing draft $75 estate sale purchase was a 13th-century manuscript page Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2022
September 27, 2022: Sham referendums, Arctic exercises, and the humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti
705
The one hundred and forty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Final day of discredited voting in Russian-held Ukraine US patrol spots Chinese, Russian naval ships off Alaskan island Haiti facing ‘humanitarian catastrophe’, says UN envoy Colombia and Venezuela reopen border crossing after 7 years Lebanon retirees scuffle with police; 2022 budget approved Japan blasts Russia, demands apology after diplomat detained Finns have a plan for Russian draft dodgers: Build a fence Move over, Bruce Willis: NASA crashed into an asteroid to test planetary defense Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2022
September 26, 2022: Italy's election, protests in Dagestan, and continued unrest in Iran
700
The one hundred and forty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Giorgia Meloni: Italy's far right on course to win election Ukraine war: Protests in Russia's Dagestan region against new draft Iran says U.S. trying to violate sovereignty over unrest, warns of response Cardinal, 5 others on trial over Hong Kong protest fund Germany’s Scholz inks gas deal with United Arab Emirates Cholera death toll rises to 29 in Syria as outbreak spreads Cuba holds unusual vote on law allowing same-sex marriage Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2022
September 23, 2022: Armenia and Azerbaijan clash, Russians flee, and Iran says they investigate death of Mahsa Amini
696
The one hundred and forty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Armenia, Azerbaijan trade blame for new ceasefire violations Ukraine war: Russians flee to border after military call-up Iran headscarf: Raisi says police custody death must be investigated EU vows to link Hungary’s pandemic funds to judicial standards Latin America bank directors urge firing Trump-nominated chief Tensions as Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of firing in its territory UN experts detail extensive war crimes amid Tigray conflict Woman who brought raccoon to North Dakota bar is charged Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2022
September 22, 2022: Russians protest, Ukraine and Russia swap prisoners, and PICs fight for their lives
701
The one hundred and forty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Russia arrests hundreds as call-up sparks protests Ukraine, Russia conduct huge prisoner swap Drowning island nations: ‘This is how a Pacific atoll dies’ Lebanese banks to remain shut indefinitely after economic crises ‘Fat Leonard’ nabbed in Venezuela after fleeing US Navy trial Sri Lanka inflation hit 70.2 percent in August South Africa in electricity crisis, nationwide blackouts Florida highway covered in Coors Light beer after semi crash Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2022
September 21, 2022: Putin mobilizes, Iranian unrest, and the UN in full swing
702
The one hundred and forty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Putin announces partial mobilisation - starting today Iran unrest: Women burn headscarves at anti-hijab protests At UN General Assembly, leaders condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine The real threat to Italy’s election: Home-grown social media lies Syria's missing: How the UN plans to find over 100,000 people Man arrested in Hong Kong after paying tribute to queen Puerto Rico power grid no match for Fiona; residents unsurprised Beyond Meat exec accused of biting man’s nose outside a game Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2022
September 20, 2022: Armenia & Azerbaijan come to the table, Ukraine uses Russian Tanks, and Liz Truss says no deal
643
The one hundred and forty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Armenia, Azerbaijan diplomats meet after deadly border clashes Ukraine, using captured Russian tanks, firms up its lines UK’s Liz Truss admits US trade deal out of reach Nanmadol: Mudslides and flooding as typhoon batters Japan Tunisia anti-terrorism police detain former PM ‘Tragedy foretold’: Brazil sees surge in Amazon fires Witnesses: Myanmar air attack kills 13, including 7 children Judge vacates conviction of 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2022
September 19, 2022: Biden on Taiwan, war crimes in Ukraine, and the United Nations convenes
674
The one hundred and forty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Biden again says US would defend Taiwan if China attacks Ukraine’s ambassador describes ‘war crimes of massive proportions’ In world beset by turbulence, nations’ leaders gather at UN World’s first public database on fossil fuels launched Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border fighting claim nearly 100 lives South Africa: Zulu king's aide killed by 'unknown gunmen' Russia says ready for U.S. prisoner swap talks but scolds embassy Trail of slime leads German customs to bags of giant snails Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2022
September 15, 2022: Armenia and Azerbaijan negotiate ceasefire, Swedish PM resigns, and more on the Xi-Putin Meeting
629
The one hundred and forty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Armenia, Azerbaijan negotiate another ceasefire: Yerevan Magdalena Andersson: Swedish PM resigns as right-wing parties win vote Xi, Putin hold summit in Uzbekistan as Ukraine war dominates South Korea arrests woman after bodies found in suitcases in New Zealand Ivory Coast denounces Mali 'blackmail' Major wildfire in southwestern France no longer spreading Argentina inflation nears 80%; spiraling prices squeeze shoppers Bingo, Lite-Brite, Nerf among Toy Hall of Fame finalists Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2022
September 14, 2022: Russia meddles, Putin and Xi to talk about Ukraine, and updates from Nagorno-Karabakh
644
The one hundred and twenty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia covertly spent $300m to meddle abroad - US Xi and Putin to discuss Ukraine war at meeting - Kremlin Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes: Almost 100 killed along border near Nagorno-Karabakh Clash erupts between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan border guards Arrest of UK anti-royal protesters raises free speech concerns Argentina: Third person arrested in VP assassination attempt Africa losing up to 15% of GDP growth to climate change, African Development Bank says Bear crashes 2-year-old's birthday party, eats cupcakes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2022
September 13, 2022: Ukraine reclaims more land, injuries at Kenya's inauguration, Nagorno-Karabakh flares up again
664
The one hundred and twenty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: We've retaken 6,000 sq km from Russia, says Zelensky Scores hurt in stadium crush as Kenya inaugurates president Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes: Dozens killed along border near Nagorno-Karabakh Uganda pays fine over DR Congo war Brussels prescribes visits to Manneken Pis and museums for mental health Blinken discusses trade, migration with Mexican counterpart UN says Taliban have harassed its Afghan female employees 'Scallop Discos': How Some Glitzy Lights Could Lead To A Low-Impact Fishery Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2022
September 12, 2022: Ukraine's Counteroffensive, Blackouts in Eastern Ukraine, and Tigraian forces are ready to come to the table
644
The one hundred and twenty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Kharkiv offensive: Ukrainian army says it has tripled retaken area Eastern Ukraine suffers blackout, Kyiv blames Russia Ethiopia: Tigray forces open to AU-led peace talks Turkey says Greek coast guard fires on cargo ship in Aegean Xi to visit central Asia in 1st trip abroad since pandemic Sweden election: Result could take days as vote too close to call Photos: Sporadic clashes as Chile marks coup anniversary Found: Alligator, drugs, guns, money. But where’s the tiger? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2022
September 9, 2022: Queen Elizabeth II dies, North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, and Indian and China pull back from border
701
The one hundred and twentieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Queen Elizabeth II has died North Korea declares itself a nuclear weapons state Indian, Chinese troops pull back from western Himalayan area Pakistan’s ex-PM Khan refuses to apologize in contempt case Dominican president bars Haitian ex-leader from his country Angola court rejects poll result appeal, opposition urges protest EU energy ministers seek to tackle spiraling power costs UK’s Liz Truss unveils plan to freeze annual energy bills at £2,500 until 2024 ICYMI, pumpkin spice among new Merriam-Webster entries Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2022
September 8, 2022: Canada Captures Stabbing Suspect, Shelling resumes in Zaporizhzhia, and Erdogan talks tough
683
The one hundred and nineteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Canada stabbings suspect Myles Sanderson dies after arrest Shelling resumes near Ukraine nuclear plant, despite risks Greece to allies: Crack down on Turkey or risk another Ukraine New malaria vaccine is world-changing, say scientists France drops investigation into soldiers' complicity in Rwandan genocide India and Japan to hold more military drills to deepen ties Thousands across Haiti demand ouster of PM in new protest Skeleton of female "vampire" unearthed at cemetery in Poland: "Pure astonishment" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2022
September 7, 2022: Nuclear Secrets at Mar-a-Lago, Zaporizhzhia safety zone, and the Grain from Ukraine
704
The one hundred and eighteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Material on foreign nation’s nuclear capabilities seized at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Zaporizhzhia: UN urges safety zone around nuclear plant Ukraine says grain coming to Somalia, but Russia skeptical Manasseh Sogavare: Solomon Islands PM accuses Australia of interference Hungary demands EU lifts sanctions on three Russian oligarchs Chile’s Boric shakes up cabinet after constitution loss Angolan court rejects opposition claim to annul election result Escaped chimp wheeled back to Ukrainian zoo on a bicycle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2022
September 6, 2022: Liz Truss as PM, North Korea supplying weapons to Russia, Canada stabbing suspect found dead
682
The one hundred and seventeenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Liz Truss to Replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister Ukraine war: North Korea supplying Russia with weapons, say US reports Canada stabbings: Suspect found dead, brother still at large Chile overwhelmingly rejects progressive new constitution Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds Ruto’s narrow presidential win Photos: Typhoon Hinnamnor batters South Korea Germany to extend runtime of two nuclear plants as ’emergency reserve’ Ukrainian firefighters rescue kitten from burning building Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2022
September 2, 2022: An Assassination Attempt in Argentina, the IAEA in Zaporizhzhia, and Talks with Iran going backwards
620
The one hundred and sixteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: Gun jams during bid to kill Argentina vice-president Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant: UN experts make first inspection Nuclear talks in peril as U.S. calls latest Iran missive a move ‘backwards’ Renewed conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region said widening Myanmar jails Aung San Suu Kyi for 3 years over election fraud Russia starts massive war games with China and other ally states Ecuador begins regularization process for thousands of Venezuelan migrants Ravens’ mascot headed to IR with ‘drumstick’ injury Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2022
September 1, 2022: Damning UN report on Xinjiang, Russia cuts of the gas, and Iran sends drones to Russia
699
The one hundred and fifteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Uyghurs: China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang - UN Nord Stream 1: Russia shuts major gas pipeline to Europe Hungary signs new gas deal with Gazprom First of ‘hundreds’ of Iranian drones arrives in Russia IMF set to provide $2.9 billion to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka Malaysia: Wife of former PM Najib Razak found guilty of corruption Ethiopia, Eritrea forces launch new offensive in Tigray: TPLF Brazil's Amazon sees worst August fires in over a decade Box of reptiles mailed to the wrong address in New York Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
The DSR Daily Brief: August 31, 2022
629
The one hundred and fourteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief. Stories Cited in the Episode Mikhail S. Gorbachev, Reformist Soviet Leader, Is Dead at 91 Questions, tensions swirl as U.N. mission heads to Ukraine nuclear plant Ukraine lures Russian missiles with decoys of U.S. rocket system Documents at Mar-a-Lago Were Moved and Hidden as U.S. Sought Them, Filing Suggests In Canada fears of 'dangerous' politics mounting Taiwan vows counter-attack if China's forces enter its territory A shipment of baby wipes turns out to be $11.8 million worth of cocaine Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2022
August 30, 2022: Ukraine breaks through, Ethiopia's broken ceasefire, and Sadr leaves politics in Iraq
633
The one hundred and thirtieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Kherson: Ukraine claims new push in Russian-held region Ethiopia: airstrike hits playground in Tigray, killing at least seven Iraq: At least 23 dead amid fighting after Moqtada al-Sadr quits Last member of Brazilian Indigenous community found dead Solomon Islands to ban US navy ships following China pact Turkish pop star placed under house arrest over joke about religious schools UN warns 6 million Afghans at risk of famine as crises grow Nichelle Nichols' remains will go explore strange new worlds Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2022
August 29, 2022: The IAEA goes to Zaporizhzhia, Iran tries to scuttle probe, and Pakistan's floods
681
The one hundred and twenty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode UN safety mission heads to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant Iran president: No way back to nuclear deal if probe goes on Pakistan floods: Sindh province awaits more deluges and devastation Official: 6 of 43 missing Mexican students given to army China: Sichuan power crisis eases as temperatures fall, but drought continues European judges sue Council over Polish recovery plan Libya capital remains tense a day after clashes kill over 30 Thai zoo holds escape drill with employee in ostrich costume Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2022
Bonus Brief: The Iran Nuclear Deal Pt. 1
838
For this weekend’s bonus briefing, DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Dr. Kamran Bokhari, Director of Analytical Development at the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, about the potential Iran Nuclear Deal. How likely is a deal? What impact would it have on the Middle East? Find out in this thoughtful (and brief) conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2022
August 26, 2022: Europe Avoids a Nuclear Accident, Blackburn goes to Taiwan, and Fernandez is Engulfed in Controversy
677
The one hundred and twenty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Zaporizhzhia: World narrowly avoided radiation accident - Zelensky IAEA mission seeks to visit Zaporizhzhia plant amid concerns US senator meets Taiwanese president as tensions with China rise Argentina president accused of threatening prosecutor Angola election: Ruling MPLA party looks set to hold off Unita challenge Shitstorm: French kick up a stink over UK sewage dumped in the English Channel North Korea says flu not COVID-19 diagnosed in locked-down province Australian police seize record $1.1 bln of crystal meth Nebraska authorities baffled by missing canal water mystery Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2022
August 25, 2022: A grim anniversary, Imran Khan avoids arrest, and Russia eyes Iran
653
The one hundred and twenty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Rohingya refugees await resolution or return Pakistani court bars police from arresting ex-premier Khan Russia eyes Iran as sanctions-busting backdoor for oil sales WFP accuses Tigray forces of looting fuel N Korea logs new fever cases weeks after COVID victory claim UN rights chief hints report on Xinjiang may miss deadline Mexican judge accepts charges against ex-prosecutor in disappearance of 43 students Man inflates 10 balloons in 60 seconds using only his nose - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdZ_1Lnx1XI Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2022
August 24, 2022: Ukrainian Independence Day, Iran balks at new inspections, and Brazil election worries
673
The one hundred and twenty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine marks Independence Day six months after start of war Iran says it will only accept inspections agreed in 2015 nuclear deal Brazil vote: Executives under scrutiny after coup chatter Prayuth Chan-ocha: Thai court suspends PM and coup leader Tigray forces accuse Ethiopia of fresh offensive Sudan: After Darfur visit, ICC prosecutor urges UN to seek justice Yemeni southern separatists launch military campaign in Abyan Alligator makes a late-night ruckus on South Carolina couple's porch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2022
August 23, 2022: Kenya's Election, Ukraine's Independence Day Warning, and Khan's Legal Trouble in Pakistan
685
The one hundred and twenty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Kenya election official dies in unclear circumstances UK denies meddling in Kenyan presidential election Attempted attack on Kenya electoral body staff On eve of Ukraine’s national day, fears Russia will pounce Pakistan court to weigh contempt action against former PM Khan Bangladesh cuts school and office hours to save power Finland’s Sanna Marin tests negative for drugs Argentina: Prosecutor seeks 12-year jail term for former president Large section of smoldering Beirut port silos collapses Dinosaurs hit the racetrack for Washington's T-Rex Race Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2022
August 22, 2022: Explosion in Moscow, Imran Khan charged, and Iran Drops a Red Line
711
The one hundred and twenty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Daughter of Putin ally Dugin killed in car explosion Imran Khan: Pakistan police charge ex-PM under terrorism act Iran drops key 'red line' demand as progress on a revived nuclear deal edges forward 377A: Singapore to end ban on gay sex China fights brush fires, extends power rationing in drought Serbia warns NATO over safety of Kosovo Serbs Nicaraguan police detain bishop, other priests in raid Venice mayor calls out 'imbeciles' surfing Italian city's historic canals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2022
August 19, 2022: More Zaporizhzhia news, North Korea spurns South Korea's offer, and political conflict in Kashmir
689
The one hundred and twenty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Russia rejects call to demilitarise Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant area 'Absurd': N Korea slams South's offer of aid for denuclearisation Uproar in Kashmir as India allows voting rights to non-locals Estonia fends off ‘extensive’ cyberattack following Soviet monument removal Paraguay’s vice president to stay on after corruption accusations Saudi doctoral student gets 34 years in prison for tweets EU-mediated talks fail to settle tensions between Serbia, Kosovo Japan has a message for its young adults: Drink more alcohol Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2022
August 18, 2022: Ukraine Preparing for Nuclear Disaster, a Congressional Delegation in Kenya, and Ethiopia's frozen conflict
699
The one hundred and twenty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine: Preparing for the worst as situation at nuclear plant ‘approaches critical’ US congressional delegation in Kenya amid election crisis Ethiopia government proposes plan for peace in war-torn Tigray China to send troops to Russia for joint military exercises Afghanistan: Deadly blast rips through crowded Kabul mosque Work hard, party hard: Finland’s Sanna Marin faces backlash after leaked video U.S. reports spike in weapons smuggling to Haiti and the Caribbean Monkey business behind 911 call from California zoo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2022
August 17, 2022: Odinga Contest Kenya Election, South Korea Won't Seek Nukes, and Finland cuts Russian Visas
654
The one hundred and twenty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Kenya election 2022: Raila Odinga rejects William Ruto's victory South Korean leader: Seoul won’t seek own nuclear deterrent Finland will slash Russian visas by 90 percent Cuba bids for foreign investment to tackle goods shortages Thailand: Explosions, fires hit several sites in the southern provinces Several Syrian soldiers killed in ‘Turkish air raids’ Australia's Morrison says he secretly took five ministries because responsibility was his Tasmanian tiger: Scientists hope to revive marsupial from extinction Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2022
August 16, 2022: Fire and Explosions in Crimea, the winner of Kenya's Presidential Election, and military exercises in the Pacific
700
The one hundred and twentieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Fire, explosions reported at an ammunition depot in occupied Crimea Kenya election result: William Ruto wins presidential poll U.S., South Korea, Japan hold missile defense exercise with eye on North Korea, China Russia mulls aircraft-cannibalization scheme as sanctions bite France says Barkhane mission troops fully withdraw from Mali Chinese survey ship docks in Sri Lanka after diplomatic standoff Nicaragua´s Catholic Church says priest detained as crackdown intensifies Red panda found in fig tree after escaping Australian zoo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2022
August 15, 2022: Afghanistan one year later, EU concessions in Iran Deal, and more Chinese drills near Taiwan
647
The one hundred and nineteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode How life has changed for Afghans since the Taliban takeover EU proposes lifting pressure on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to revive nuclear deal China announces new Taiwan drills as US delegation visits Putin says Russia and North Korea will expand bilateral relations 18 children among dozens killed in Egypt church fire Ecuador: Guayaquil blast 'declaration of war' by gangs - officials Salman Rushdie: Iran blames writer and supporters for stabbing Nigeria seizes crystal meth hidden in heads of fish Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15, 2022
August 12, 2022: More Shelling at Zaporizhzhia, Samsung Boss Pardoned in South Korea, and the Kenyan Election
1104
The one hundred and eighteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Zaporizhzhia nuclear workers: We're kept at gunpoint by Russians South Korea: Samsung boss receives presidential pardon Kenya media council: ‘No one’ asked to stop election tallies Wildfires spread, fish die off amid severe drought in Europe Calm returns to Sierra Leone as protest death toll rises Down to 14 + 1: Estonia and Latvia quit China’s club in Eastern Europe Brazilians march in defence of democracy over Bolsonaro election fears French freediver breaks world record at a depth of 393.7 feet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2022
August 11, 2022: Crimea Explosion Pictures, China and South Korea Clash over THAAD, and North Korea Declares COVID Victory
691
The one hundred and seventeenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Damage at Air Base in Crimea Worse Than Russia Claimed, Satellite Images Show South Korea, China clash over U.S. missile shield, complicating conciliation North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares victory against Covid John Bolton: Iranian man charged in US over alleged assassination plot EU to cease Greek budget surveillance, marking end of debt crisis Sierra Leone imposes curfew amid anti-government protests Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con Overturned truck spills Bud Light onto Kentucky highway Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2022
August 10, 2022: The status of Crimea, Regular Patrols of the Taiwan Strait, and Kenya's election
714
The one hundred and sixteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war must end with liberation of Crimea – Zelensky Russia halts oil flows through Ukrainian pipeline China military 'completes various tasks' around Taiwan, will conduct regular patrols Early signs show tight Kenyan presidential election Langya: New virus infects 35 people in eastern China US: Former Twitter employee found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia Cuba brings oil depot fire under control after five-day blaze Stranded whale out of French river, to be moved to saltwater Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2022
August 9, 2022: China and Taiwan in a Standoff, EU implements emergency gas plan, and Kenya's election
691
The one hundred and fifteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion EU's emergency gas plan comes into force Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president Ukraine’s first grain shipment gets snubbed Oil facility fire jeopardizes Cuba’s frail electric system Seoul floods: At least eight dead amid heaviest rain in decades Sri Lanka asks China to postpone research ship’s port call Mattress company seeking professional 'sleepers' to nap on the job Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2022
August 8, 2022: China announces new exercises, Israel-Gaza ceasefire, and "suicidal' shelling of Zaporizhzhia
647
The one hundred and fourteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China announces new military exercises near Taiwan Israel-Gaza: Ceasefire holds overnight after days of violence UN chief condemns 'suicidal' shelling around Ukrainian nuclear plant Chad's leader signs peace deal with rebel groups Deep trouble for EU shipping push as Rhine River runs dry China to help Bangladesh repatriate Rohingya refugees Ex-rebel takes oath as Colombian president in historic shift Goat that ran through Spanish city escapes a second time Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2022
August 5, 2022: Brittney Griner Sentenced, Pelosi Sanctioned, and Zelenskiy fights with Amnesty International
685
The one hundred and thirteenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Brittney Griner: US basketball star jailed for nine years on drug charges China sanctions Pelosi, sends 100 warplanes to Taiwan drills Zelenskyy slams Amnesty International over critical military report Ukraine Branch of Amnesty Response Republicans at CPAC embrace a defiant Viktor Orban amid outrage over ‘mixed-race’ remarks. Venezuela opposition leader sentenced to 8 years in prison: lawyer South Sudan again delays its 1st election, until late 2024 Senegal: Ruling coalition loses absolute majority in parliament A massive sinkhole just discovered in Chile has authorities puzzled Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2022
August 4, 2022: Missile Strikes in the Taiwan Strait, Nord Stream 1, and the Iran Talks
641
The one hundred and twelfth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China claims ‘precision missile strikes’ in Taiwan Strait Nord Stream 1: The 12-metre turbine threatening Europe's gas supply Iran nuclear talks to resume Thursday  Senate overwhelmingly backs NATO membership for Finland, Sweden Iraq: Al-Sadr rules out talks, demands early elections Peru PM resigns as investigations target President Castillo Stopping Myanmar violence tops meeting of Asian diplomats ‘Guard cat’ credited with preventing would-be robbery Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2022
August 3, 2022: China responds to Pelosi's trip, Zaporizhia nuclear plant out of control, and the first ship out of Ukraine
654
The one hundred and eleventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode China sends warships to surround Taiwan amid Pelosi visit China bans 35 Taiwanese food exporters in warning ahead of Pelosi visit UN nuclear chief: Ukraine nuclear plant is `out of control’ Ukraine war: First grain ship out of Ukraine reaches Turkish waters Ukraine Grain offer Poland digs in over EU rule-of-law pressure Mexico to investigate former President Pena Nieto's finances African nations expected to make case for big rise in fossil fuel output Pakistan election agency rules former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party got illegal funds Utah man accused of causing wildfire by burning a spider Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2022
August 2, 2022: Ayman al-Zawahiri killed, Pelosi's contentious Taiwan Trip, and $550 million more for Ukraine
660
The one hundred and tenth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ayman al-Zawahiri: Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike China could make show of force if Pelosi visits Taiwan - US Pentagon announces additional $550 million security assistance package for Ukraine UN chief: We’re just ‘one misunderstanding away from nuclear annihilation’ In Latin America, synthetic drugs becoming more popular than cocaine and marijuana Four dead in South Africa protests over high power costs Bulgaria president calls Oct 2 snap polls, appoints caretaker govt You could get paid to eat candy as a Canadian company's chief candy officer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2022
August 1, 2022: Grain leaves Ukraine, Pelosi in Asia, and Tensions in Kosovo
617
The one hundred and ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: First grain ship leaves under Russia deal 'Worse Than Azovstal': Relatives Of Ukrainian POWs At Olenivka Shine The Spotlight On 'Horrific' Conditions There Blinken, Russian top diplomat speak about Griner, Whelan Pelosi lands in Singapore to kick off Asia tour Kosovo delays new rules amid growing Serbia tensions Democratic Republic of Congo: 2 dead as UN peacekeepers open fire Myanmar military extends emergency rule until 2023 Havana announces blackouts, cancels carnival as crisis deepens Ditch the necktie: Spain’s leader backs conserving energy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2022
July 29, 2022: Russia's Spies in Ukraine, the Biden-Xi call, and Eurozone inflation
651
The one hundred and eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode The Enemy Within UN aid chief says procedures for safe passage of Ukrainian grain exports still being worked out G7 Ambassadors Xi and Biden exchange warnings on Taiwan Eurozone inflation hits fresh record, while economy grows robustly Colombia's new leftist president to repair ties with Venezuela Protests against military administration paralyse Guinea capital Africa’s alone in monkeypox deaths but has no vaccine doses Police: California burglar forgot keys inside crime scene Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2022
July 28, 2022: Blinken to talk with Lavrov, Kim Jong-Un back at it again, and Protests in Iraq
627
The one hundred and seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Blinken says he expects to speak with Russia's foreign minister this week about release of Americans NATO ‘air shielding’ adds half-dozen US Raptor jets to beef up deterrence of Russia Kim Jong-un says North Korea ready to mobilise nuclear forces Italian central banker plays down chance of big rate hike in September Iraq: Muqtada al-Sadr supporters storm parliament building in Baghdad Nicaragua: Opposition leader Suazo jailed over alleged conspiracy, fake news Oil block auction in DRC punctures Africa’s climate goals Brazil towel sales emerge to mock mistrust of polls Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2022
July 27, 2022: Russia's economy, Biden to call Xi, and Mexico City's record cocaine bust
707
The one hundred and sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia doing better than expected despite sanctions: IMF US approves treatment of wounded Ukrainian soldiers at US military hospital in Germany First Russian transit train with sanctioned cargo arrives in Kaliningrad region - authorities Biden will speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday Hungary PM Viktor Orban adviser Hegedus resigns over 'pure Nazi' speech Tunisia referendum: Voters give president near unchecked power Mexico City authorities make record cocaine bust Bangladesh seeks $4.5bn IMF loan as forex reserves shrink: Report Largest diamond in 300 years unearthed in Angola Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2022
July 26, 2022: Russia cuts off the gas, China warns off Pelosi, and the death of the Choco Taco
658
The one hundred and fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Gazprom: Nord Stream 1 supply to EU to be cut further  First Black Sea grain ships likely ‘this week,’ Ukraine says Russian Forces Conducting Detentions and Forced Deportations Through Systematic Filtration Operations China confirms warnings to U.S. on Pelosi's possible Taiwan visit Japan executes prisoner who killed 7 in Tokyo street rampage Pope apologizes for 'deplorable evil' of Indigenous abuse in Canadian Catholic residential schools Tunisians set to hand president almost total power in referendum Philippines: Marcos Jr. vows recovery but quiet on human rights in first policy speech Klondike's Choco Taco Discontinued After Almost 40 Years Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2022
July 25, 2022: Russia Strikes Odessa, Monkeypox becomes a global emergency, and Tunisia's Constitutional Referendum
606
The one hundred and fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine works to resume grain exports, flags Russian strikes as risk Russia's Lavrov visits Egypt as part of Africa diplomacy trip No Letup In Fighting As Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine Enters Sixth Month WHO declares monkeypox outbreak a global emergency Pope set for historic apology for school abuses in Canada Brazil charges three men over killings of British journalist and indigenous expert Tunisia vote marks a death of a dream for some Arab Spring protesters Myanmar: Military executes four democracy activists including ex-MP A diner discovered 100 million-year-old dinosaur footprints in a restaurant Sauropod Dinosaur Pictures and Profiles Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2022
July 22, 2022: A Grain Deal in Ukraine, the latest on January 6th, and Sri Lanka shuts down protests
613
The one hundred and third episode of The DSR Daily Brief. Stories Cited in the Episode Food crisis: Ukraine grain export deal reached with Russia, says Turkey EU targets additional 54 individuals and 10 entities including major Russian bank over Ukraine aggression EXCLUSIVE Nord Stream turbine stuck in transit as Moscow drags feet on permits-sources Capitol riot: Trump ignored pleas to condemn attack, hearing told Sri Lanka: Forces raid anti-government protest camp Deadly raid in Rio favela sparks police violence complaints Italy heads to early election after Draghi’s coalition fails Gunfire heard at main Mali military base, residents suspect militant attack I tried a Velveeta martini, and it tastes like a bad joke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
July 21, 2022: War in Ukraine beyond the Donbas, Draghi reverses again, North Korea's ransomware threat
543
Stories Cited in the Episode Lavrov says Russia's objectives in Ukraine now extend beyond eastern Donbas region Nord Stream: Key Russian pipeline resumes pumping gas to Europe Suspected Fabergé egg found on Russian oligarch’s superyacht, US investigators say Mario Draghi resigns as Italian PM US seizes stolen funds from suspected North Korean hackers Turkey rejects blame for deadly Iraq shelling Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lankan president amid unrest US publishes list of alleged bad actors in Central America Chicken hitches ride, ends up in Vermont’s largest city Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2022
July 20, 2022: Putin to Tehran, Sri Lanka's new president, and Mario Draghi reverses course
664
The one hundred and first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Putin makes rare international trip to Iran amid isolation from the West Ukraine Faces Difficulties Getting Western Weapons to Front Lines The United States Announces $100 Million Ukraine Agriculture Resilience Initiative (Agri) - Ukraine Ally of Ousted Sri Lanka President Is Chosen to Replace Him Italian PM Mario Draghi seeks new pact inspired by public support Report: Brazil authorities turn blind eye to deforestation SA’s Ramaphosa to face subpoena over Phala Phala farm scandal Heatwave: Records fall as extreme heat bakes Western Europe Couple astounded after hearing 'rattle' in home - and finding otter in bed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2022
July 19, 2022: Putin hits the Road, Climate Change hits Europe, and Imran Khan's win in Punjab
593
The one hundredth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode US to Continue Providing Intelligence to Ukraine After Recent Personnel Changes Ukraine war: Putin to visit Iran in rare international trip The Russians Seize The Elevators In The Occupied Territories Due To The Refusal Of The Locals In Cooperation Heatwave: Ferocious European heat heads north Half of Somalia's population hungry as drought bites Pakistan’s Imran Khan calls for early polls after Punjab victory Extradition of Mexican drug lord to US not likely to be fast Bolsonaro attacks Brazil's election system in briefing for diplomats Cinema chain offers redheads free tickets amid British heat wave Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2022
July 18, 2022: Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Marburg in Ghana, and Climate Change in Europe
627
The ninety-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Zelensky fires prosecutor general Venediktova, security service chief Bakanov Zelensky urges to appoint heads of SAPO, NABU UK Ministry of Defense Update 7.18 Russia's Medvedev: Attack on Crimea will ignite 'Judgement Day' response Sri Lanka puts emergency in place ahead of parliament's vote for new president Ghana confirms first cases of deadly Marburg virus ‘Just hell.’ 5 countries suffering in Europe’s heat wave Mexico detains drug lord wanted by US as 14 killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash Explosion of violence in South Sudan threatens peace pact Lawsuit says Bass Pro won’t honor lifetime warranty on socks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2022
July 15, 2022
570
The ninety-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode New report finds evidence that Russia used torture chambers and civilians as human shields in Ukraine EU, Azerbaijan plan gas deal in pivot away from Russia Witnesses testify in Brittney Griner’s defense as her drug trial continues in Russia. Italian PM Mario Draghi offers resignation after coalition falls apart Sri Lanka: Gotabaya Rajapaksa resigns after fleeing Sri Lanka Biden, Lapid agree to stop Iran nuke program, differ on how Mali orders suspension of U.N. peacekeeping mission rotations UN to vote on choking off small arms from gangs in Haiti Van Gogh self-portrait found hidden behind another painting Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
July 14, 2022
645
The ninety-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine war: Deal in sight to end Ukrainian grain blockade - Turkey Gas won't make EU's next Russian sanctions package, Czech leader says The European Commission allowed the partial transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad Biden to sign joint pledge with Israel to prevent Iran going nuclear Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Maldives for Singapore after fleeing crisis back home Ghana inflation scales new peak as it seeks IMF bailout EU report renews Hungary, Poland rule-of-law critiques amid key negotiations US: Former CIA software engineer convicted over massive data leak A distillery is fighting invasive crabs by turning them into whiskey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2022
July 13, 2022
610
The ninety-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia and Ukraine Seek to Break Grain Impasse in Turkey Two-thirds of Ukraine refugees plan to stay put for now - UN Rights Group Says Hundreds Of Prisoners In Russia's North Caucasus Recruited For War In Ukraine Sri Lanka: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees the country on military jet US announces major Pacific push, embassies in Tonga, Kiribati Euro falls to parity against the dollar, adding to inflation woes Israeli and Palestinian leaders speak by phone for the first time in years Mexico agrees to invest $1.5B in ‘smart’ border technology Florida woman surprised by uninvited iguana, in her toilet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2022
July 12, 2022
590
The ninety-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukrainian Navy helps to export Ukrainian Wheat Council adopts additional €1 billion assistance to Ukraine Ukraine war: Iran plans to supply Russia with drones, US warns Boris Johnson set to step down on September 6 Mexican president heads to Washington, migration resurgence in focus South Africa shocked by bar shootings, police hunt suspects Sri Lanka’s political chaos persists as crisis talks go on Japan bids somber farewell to slain Shinzo Abe, its longest-serving premier SA taxi with 'stolen sheep' seized as fuel runs out See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2022
July 11, 2022
609
The ninety-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine tells residents to leave occupied south due to counter-attack plans Ukraine and the Contest of Global Stamina Canada will return key Nord Stream pipeline component Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms resignation, PM's office says Japan's ruling party wins election after Abe assassination Iran enriches to 20% with new centrifuges at fortified site Georgians fear their government is sabotaging EU hopes Canada's internet outage caused by 'maintenance' Beyond buffets and slots: Casinos double down on fine art See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2022
July 8, 2022
607
The ninety-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Shinzo Abe, former Japanese leader, dies after being shot Exclusive: Ukraine urges Canada not to hand over gas turbine to Russia UN warns of ‘looming hunger catastrophe’ due to Russian blockade Brittney Griner pleads guilty to Russian drugs charge Boris Johnson’s resignation: what is going on in UK politics? Brazil could face ‘more severe’ election unrest than the US Capitol riot, official warns G-20 diplomats struggle for unity on Ukraine, war’s impact Mexico accuses ex-president of millions in illegal funds George Clooney's infamous 'Batman & Robin' suit up for auction See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
July 7, 2022
568
The ninety-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine raises flag on recaptured island as Russia consolidates gains in east China and India Funnel $24 Billion to Putin in Energy Spree Ukraine can’t have NATO-style security guarantees from the West, Germany says Boris Johnson to stand down as Tory leader after wave of resignations G20: Russia's war in Ukraine casts shadow over summit in Bali Some 300 inmates on run after suspected Boko Haram raid on Nigeria prison Suspect in Haiti president’s assassination pleads not guilty Beijing mandates COVID vaccines to enter some public spaces A Georgia monument, seen by some as satanic, was damaged from a predawn explosion See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2022
July 6, 2022
569
The ninety-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Finland, Sweden sign to join NATO but need ratification Russian separatists seize two foreign ships in Mariupol Fourth Gazprom-Linked Executive Reported Dead in Russia Boris Johnson rocked by resignation of top ministers Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid South Africa holds funeral for 21 teens who died in tavern Mexico leader to end daylight saving, keep “God’s clock” Sri Lanka is ‘bankrupt,’ Prime Minister says Twitter challenges India order to take down tweets 76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
July 5, 2022
575
The ninetieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode After losing Luhansk, Ukraine forces gather for defence of Donetsk High cost of Russia gains in Ukraine could limit new advance Zelenskiy says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports Griner sends letter to President Biden pleading for his help Rwanda, Congo leaders to meet in Angola amid tensions US says Israeli shot ‘likely responsible’ for death of Abu Akleh Chile’s Constitutional Assembly presents proposal for new constitution to Chilean president Republic of Karakalpakstan retains autonomy in Uzbekistan Macron braces for tough second term with Cabinet reshuffle Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2022
July 1, 2022
603
The eighty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Pentagon reviewing proposals for new weapons capabilities for Ukraine's fight against Russia, official says Trial for US basketball star begins in Moscow-area court Ukraine Considering Debt Restructuring Options as Payments Loom Tunisian president takes most powers in proposed constitution Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America Xi Jinping crushed Hong Kong’s opposition. Now he claims handover to China marked ‘beginning of true democracy’ Ecuador government, Indigenous activists reach deal to end protests North Korea claims Covid arrived on 'alien things' near border Abandoned Burger King found behind wall at Delaware mall See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
June 30, 2022
572
The eighty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russian forces withdraw from Ukraine’s Snake Island UK to provide another 1 bln pounds of military support to Ukraine Exclusive: EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad Israel’s Parliament Dissolves, Paving Way for Another Election China's President Xi arrives Hong Kong for handover anniversary Paris trial: Salah Abdeslam guilty as historic trial ends Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives Marcos takes helm in Philippines, silent on father’s abuses Poisonous bite leads German police to farm with 110 snakes See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
June 29, 2022
568
The eighty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Turkey supports Finland and Sweden Nato bid Biden and NATO leaders prepare to beef up alliance forces and set the stage for Finland and Sweden to join their ranks Russia publishes Pentagon coordinates, says Western satellites 'work for our enemy' Trump sought to lead armed mob to Capitol on Jan. 6, aide says Colombia truth commission gives scathing report on civil war ​​India: Tensions high in Udaipur after killing of Hindu man EU countries reach climate crisis deal after late-night talks Ethiopian and Sudanese troops clash in al-Fashaga Animal control officers rescue skunk with head stuck in beer can See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
June 28, 2022
562
The eighty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Turkey's Baykar to donate three UAVs to Ukraine after crowdfunding campaign Russian hackers attack Lithuania over Kaliningrad sanctions Russian airstrike hits busy shopping mall in central Ukraine, sparking fears of mass casualties US officials back in Venezuela in a bid to rebuild ties Biden aims at China in new illegal fishing policy framework Jordan: Several killed by toxic gas leak at Aqaba port Nicola Sturgeon to announce second Scottish independence vote, defying Westminster Non-essential petrol sales halted for two weeks in Sri Lanka Fireworks shoot from truck that caught fire on New Jersey highway See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
June 27, 2022
513
The eighty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories Cited in the Episode Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1998 – reports Russia promises Belarus Iskander-M nuclear-capable missiles Russia steps up missile strikes on Ukraine as G7 leaders gather G-7 leaders confer with Zelenskyy, prep new aid for Ukraine G7 summit: Leaders detail $600bn plan to rival China's Belt and Road initiative Ukraine war: UK joins ban on imports of Russian gold Iran launches rocket into space as nuclear talks to resume Detained LGBTQ activists in Istanbul Pride being released Nigerian senator and wife charged with plotting to get child to UK to harvest organs Colombia: 4 killed as bullfight stand collapses, hundreds injured Japan urges 37 million people to switch off lights Amazon’s Alexa could soon mimic voice of dead relatives See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
June 24, 2022
496
The eighty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief Stories Cited in the Episode Ukraine Is Withdrawing From Sievierodonetsk Ukraine's President Zelensky "grateful" to US for additional $450m in military aid E.U. leaders make Ukraine a candidate for membership Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill, Breaking a Decades-Long Impasse Supreme Court finds N.Y. law violates right to carry guns outside home 5 takeaways from the fifth day of January 6 hearings Survivors struggle for food and shelter amidst cholera fears WHO weighs declaring monkeypox a global emergency as European cases surge iPhone returned to owner after 10 months underwater in British river See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
June 23, 2022
483
The eighty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief Stories Cited in the Podcast European leaders are meeting today to decide on granting Ukraine E.U. candidate status. Ukraine faces an urgent dilemma in Luhansk: take on Russia's huge firepower or tactically withdraw Ukraine war: Russia aiming to 'destroy' Donbas, Zelensky says Jan. 6 probe expands with fresh subpoenas in multiple states Rescuers Search for Survivors After Earthquake Kills 1,000, Officials Say Rand Paul vows to introduce amendments to gun safety bill UN expert calls for Myanmar action as death toll tops 2,000 Swedish man throws washing machine more than 14 feet See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
June 22, 2022
452
The Eighty-Second episode of the DSR Daily Brief Stories cited in the podcast: The arrival of Western weapons begins to reshape the battle off Ukraine’s coast. Russia threatens Lithuania for enforcing E.U. sanctions on Kaliningrad Ukraine may have endured its worst week since the fall of Mariupol Biden will call for 3-month suspension of gas tax Bipartisan Gun Bill Clears Initial Vote in Senate Afghan earthquake: 1,000 people killed and 1,500 wounded, official says Trump’s pressure drew violence, threats to local officials, committee shows 59 marshmallows catapulted into Idaho man's mouth in one minute See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
June 21, 2022
508
The eighty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief. Stories cited in the podcast: After a Pivotal Period in Ukraine, U.S. Officials Predict the War’s Path Kyiv warns of renewed Kharkiv offensive Russia Signals Harsh Sentences for Captured Americans Macron to meet rival parties after losing majority Colombia's new president aims to reset relations with US January 6th Hearings Set to Resume Israel’s Government Collapses, Setting Up 5th Election in 3 Years LinkedIn Launches Initial Rollout of its New ‘Funny’ Reaction See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
June 17, 2022
637
The eightieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine: civilian casualty update The occupiers declare the "transition" of the Zaporozhye NPP under Russian control since September Lavrov: Russia is not squeaky clean and not ashamed Colombia faces presidential choice between leftist, populist Britain vows more Rwanda deportation flights after setback Rwanda says criticism on UK asylum plan 'insulting' Sri Lanka left with fuel stocks for around five days, minister says Finance ministers put banking union plans on ice Nupur Sharma protests: The police brutality video that shocked India The Brazilian Candidate: The Studious Cover Identity of an Alleged Russian Spy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
June 16, 2022
533
The seventy-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Macron, Scholz and Draghi arrive in Kyiv for historic visit US sending $1 billion more military aid to outgunned Ukraine Two Americans Go Missing While Fighting in Ukraine Monkeypox Outbreak Poses ‘Real Risk’ to Public Health, W.H.O. Official Says Russia again cuts natural gas exports thru European pipeline Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: Suspect leads police to human remains Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces move towards negotiations Eight million Australians urged to turn off lights Internet Explorer: Microsoft kills iconic internet browser See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
June 15, 2022
550
The seventy-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine fights on in Sievierodonetsk as Russia's 'surrender' ultimatum passes Biden: U.S. to build silos on Poland border to export Ukrainian grain Russia Turns to Old Tanks as It Burns Through Weapons in Ukraine Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on President Biden’s Travel to Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia UN cuts food aid to 1.7 million hungry people in South Sudan Pakistanis told to drink less tea as nation grapples with economic crisis Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: Police arrest second suspect Canada and Denmark settle ‘Whisky War’ with a bottle exchange Netflix plans real-life Squid Game reality TV show with $4.56m prize See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
June 14, 2022
504
The seventy-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: United Kingdom Intelligence Update June 14, 2022 Wikipedia fights Russian order to remove Ukraine war information NATO: Sweden prepared to address Turkey's security concerns Daniel Picazo: Mexican politician lynched after WhatsApp rumours Britain looks to change post-Brexit trade rules with Northern Ireland ‘We’re still recovering’: 11 years after Fukushima nuclear disaster, residents return to their village Court refuses to stop UK from deporting migrants to Rwanda South Korea strike disrupts shipments of key cleaning agent for chipmaking 'How to murder your husband' writer sentenced for murdering husband See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
June 13, 2022
564
The seventy-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russian artillery destroying Sievierodonetsk, hundreds shelter in chemical plant NATO chief: Turkey has ‘legitimate concerns’ over terrorism India, China growing markets for shunned Russian oil Nupur Sharma: Uttar Pradesh destroys houses of Muslims after protests French far-left firebrand puts Macron’s majority on the line in parliamentary vote Belongings of missing men found tied underwater in Amazon Ethiopia says willing to resume dam talks with Egypt, Sudan Venezuelan leader, Iranian president sign 20-year agreement Tasty name but no Big Mac: Russia opens rebranded McDonald's restaurants See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
June 10, 2022
434
The seventy-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: The US Capitol riot prime-time hearings a warning for Trump in 2024 Donald Trump put at the center of an anti-democratic conspiracy A conspiracy that ended in violence Public hearing in US parliamentary occupation Democracy pursues responsibility "attempted coup" January 6 riot was part of ‘attempted coup’ by Donald Trump, committee alleges January 6 hearing: Trump was at heart of plot that led to ‘attempted coup’ Five key takeaways from the Capitol riot hearing United Kingdom Ministry of Defence Intelligence Update - 6.10.22 Update on the reporting of frozen assets under the Special Economic Measures Act - Russia Regulations Ministers demand release of Britons sentenced to death in ‘Soviet-era show trial’ after fighting for Ukraine Bolsonaro tilts towards closer Brazil-U.S. ties at unlikely meeting with Biden Workers rescued after getting trapped in chocolate tank See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
June 9 , 2022
519
The seventy-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: U.K. to Embrace Stricter Standards Around Sanctions Enforcement The European Parliament recommended giving Ukraine candidate status Update 80 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine At Summit of the Americas, Biden hails importance of democracy in region Remarks by President Biden at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Ninth Summit of the Americas UN watchdog says Iran plans to ramp up uranium enrichment Algeria suspends friendship treaty with Spain amid Western Sahara tensions Nigeria now confirms 40 died in church attack Nigeria Owo church attack: Blood on the altar Climate change: New Zealand's plan to tax cow and sheep burps Ikea Norway offers help with baby names after COVID-19 boom See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
June 8, 2022
532
The seventy-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: The Ministry of Defense confirms: Norway has donated artillery weapons to Ukraine Prime Minister at Huta Stalowa Wola: safety is our top priority Petkov: We have already done enough to support Ukraine World Bank Announces Additional $1.49 Billion Financing Support for Ukraine Ukraine grain-export plan deemed reasonable, Turkey says Biden, Bolsonaro to hold first meeting amid election worries China, Cambodia breaking ground on joint port project Bank of Jamaica to launch nationwide digital currency European Parliament heads for car engine ban nail-biter EU backs common charger for mobile devices by 2024 Belgium's king arrives in DR Congo on difficult but historic visit A marble slab in storage turned out to be an ancient Greek yearbook See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
June 7, 2022
532
The seventy-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Street fighting rages as Kyiv seeks to hold Sievierodonetsk gains EU foreign policy chief condemns Russian missile strike on Ukrainian grain terminal Biden declassified Russia intel due to allied "skepticism," US spy chief says Boris Johnson survives but is weakened by no-confidence vote Mexico President Will Not Attend Americas Summit in Blow to Biden South Africa: Wealthy Gupta brothers arrested in UAE Dominican Republic minister shot dead in office Sri Lankan PM requests patience as UN calls for relief funds Union between Sweden and Norway See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
June 6, 2022
568
The seventy-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukrainian military says Russia launched 5 cruise missiles toward Kyiv Russia’s Top Diplomat Scraps Serbia Visit After Neighbors Close Airspace Putin warns United States against supplying Ukraine longer range missiles The prime minister faces a decisive vote on Monday evening. Nupur Sharma: Prophet Muhammad controversy tests India-Islamic world ties U.S. and South Korea respond to North Korean launch with 8 missiles of their own Biden hoping to avoid Summit of the Americas flop in LA Australian court makes Google pay $515,000 for defamation Gloucester cheese rolling returns after pandemic See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
June 3, 2022
579
The seventieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: UK Ministry of Defense Intelligence Update June 3, 2022 Taiwan bans exports of all modern chips to Russia, Belarus In Chernobyl’s delicate nuclear labs, Russians looted safety systems UN says Yemen’s warring parties agree to renew truce Data puts Turkey’s annual inflation at 73.5%, a 24-year high Salvadoran authorities are committing ‘massive’ human rights violations, with nearly 2% of the country detained, Amnesty alleges Tiananmen: Hong Kong students hide tiny "democracy goddesses" on campus North Korea assumes leadership of top disarmament group EU top court weighs in on tasty-looking bath bombs See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
June 2, 2022
519
The sixty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: UK will give Ukraine rocket systems capable of hitting targets about 50 miles away, defense secretary says EXCLUSIVE U.S. plans to sell armed drones to Ukraine in coming days -sources Hungary throws new spanner into EU sanctions talks Afghan Taliban launch campaign to eradicate poppy crop Poland: European Commission unlocks COVID funding African Union leader Macky Sall to meet Putin on Friday to ‘free cereal stocks’ Mozambique and Russia agree to deepen ties Nicaraguan government abolishes 83 more NGOs, civic groups Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee: Seven Decades in Photos See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
June 1, 2022
568
The sixty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Biden says US sending medium-range rocket systems to Ukraine Ukraine’s Zelensky Rules Out Attacks on Russia With U.S. Arms Berlin to supply arms to Greece, Athens to deliver Soviet weapons to Kyiv -Scholz Denmark votes in referendum on EU defense amid Ukraine war Costa Rica public health system targeted by ransomware Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases Violence erupts around Jerusalem during controversial flag march Monkeypox circulated in Europe weeks before first reported case, says WHO Monkeypox kills 9 in Congo; first death in Nigeria in 2022 Canada trials decriminalising cocaine, MDMA and other drugs World's biggest plant discovered off Australian coast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
May 31, 2022
514
The sixty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russian oil: EU agrees compromise deal on banning imports Russian energy giant Gazprom will halt gas supplies to Dutch gas trader GasTerra starting Tuesday Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra raises $900,000 for military by auctioning Eurovision trophy Israel, UAE sign historic free trade deal Handguns: Canada proposes complete freeze on ownership China sends 30 warplanes into Taiwan air defence zone Germany to change constitution to enable $110 billion defense fund War in Ukraine adds to food price hikes, hunger in Africa Man in wig throws cake at glass protecting Mona Lisa See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
May 30, 2022
959
The sixty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   It's a holiday weekend. So instead of giving you the news in 10 minutes or less, we are sharing an interview similar to what we provide members in the bonus brief. For this interview, DSR Daily Brief Hosts Grant Haver and Chris Cotnoir talk with Kevin Klyman, a Research Analyst at Harvard's Belfer Center about his recent op-ed "Biden’s Successor to TPP Is a Boon for Big Tech". What is the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework? How can the Biden administration make it better? Will big tech ever be reined in? Find out in this jam-packed episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2022
May 27, 2022
601
The sixty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russian Progress in Ukraine Is Only Incremental In Chechnya, men are kidnapped to fight against Ukraine: how Kadyrov is looking for soldiers for Putin Russian Duma Approves Bill Raising Age Limit For Military Personnel To 65 EU cracks widen over Ukraine as Italy, Hungary urge truce Ex-rebel frontrunner in Colombian vote, could shake US ties China and Russia veto new UN sanctions on North Korea for first time since 2006 Turkish central banks keeps rate at 14% despite inflation Thirteen Ethiopian journalists arrested in over a week Louvre museum's ex-president charged in art trafficking case 329 years later, last Salem ‘witch’ who wasn’t is pardoned See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
May 26, 2022
576
The sixty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine savages idea of concessions to end war, evokes appeasement of Nazis Scoop: Israel rejects U.S. request to approve missile transfer to Ukraine Belarus supplies weapons to Russia - Prime Minister of Belarus China’s foreign minister starts Pacific tour in the Solomons The Downing Street lockdown parties ‘represent a serious failure,’ a report says. Gambia ready to prosecute ex-dictator Jammeh for crimes against humanity Boat with 842 Haitians headed for US winds up in Cuba Nigeria police arrest wanted internet scammer This 830-million-year-old crystal might contain life. And we're about to open it See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
May 25, 2022
597
The sixty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, with conditions Russia pushed closer to brink of default after U.S. payment license expires Ukraine: Council adopts temporary trade liberalisation with Ukraine EU support to Ukraine: Council agrees on further increase of support under the European Peace Facility Monkeypox: Cases detected in three more countries for first time North Korea fires missiles hours after Biden leaves Asia Moldovan ex-president detained in treason, corruption probe Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter US threatens sanctions on Sudanese blocking democracy return Dad returns overdue book to elementary school after 40 years See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
May 24, 2022
615
The sixty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: US defense secretary: 20 countries "announced new security assistance packages" after Ukraine meeting Satellite images appear to show Russian ships loading up with Ukrainian grain in Crimea Russia Eases Capital Controls to Hold Back Surging Ruble People in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest again reel from floods Ethiopia launches crackdown on journalists and activists 'Quad' talks in Japan open with eyes on China and Ukraine Poland accused of hostage diplomacy as global tax debate scrapped Monkeypox virus outbreaks are containable - WHO ​​​The faces from China’s Uyghur detention camps Pool noodle fight over the name Josh again attracts hundreds See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
May 23, 2022
589
The sixty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief. Links referenced in today's podcast: ‘Russia House’ in Davos becomes war crimes exhibit ahead of Zelensky address The Polish president visits Kyiv and says Ukraine alone should determine its future. Ukraine’s culture minister says the war has damaged hundreds of cultural sites. Kushner’s and Mnuchin’s Quick Pivots to Business With the Gulf Biden says US willing to respond 'militarily' in event of Chinese attack on Taiwan Biden says quarantines for monkeypox aren’t needed in U.S. Australia has a new left-leaning government: Here's what you need to know US says 'Hotel Rwanda' hero Rusesabagina 'wrongly detained' Finland brewery launches NATO beer with ‘taste of security’ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
May 20, 2022
598
The sixtieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Biden administration announces $100 million security package for Ukraine Exclusive: U.S. aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade German intel chief says espionage at Cold War levels Monkeypox cases investigated in Europe, US, Canada and Australia Mexican foreign minister expects prompt response from U.S. on Americas summit proposal Nicaragua president says he is 'not interested' in attending U.S.-hosted summit U.S. accuses Cuba of using Americas summit controversy as propaganda ploy Ecuador president to attend U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas Bolivian president will not attend U.S. summit if other nations excluded Israeli lawmaker resigns over 'harassment' of Palestinians, plunging government into parliamentary minority Afghan Taliban order women TV anchors to cover their faces UK: Police end inquiry into 'Partygate' scandal at Downing Street Scientists Uncover a Shady Web of Online Spider Sales See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
May 19, 2022
608
The fifty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine: Executions, Torture During Russian Occupation Turkey holds firm against NATO bids by Finland and Sweden Russian soldier pleads guilty to killing Ukrainian civilian in first war crimes trial Nigeria treasury chief suspended amid fraud claims US military probe finds no wrongdoing in deadly Syria air strike UN rights chief condemns 'unimaginable' violence in Haiti North Korea’s suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2 million Tea and infomercials: N. Korea fights COVID with few tools Spain's former King Juan Carlos to visit Spain after 2-year exile House administrator canceling Peloton staff perk after criticism See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2022
May 18, 2022
596
The fifty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Finland and Sweden formally ask to join NATO, in potentially its biggest expansion in two decades. Former Russian colonel criticizes the country's invasion of Ukraine on state television German ex-leader Schroeder loses privileges over Russia ties North Korean leader Kim slams officials' 'immaturity' in response to COVID outbreak Mali arrests suspects after announcing foiled coup attempt Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, new prime minister says Venezuela government and opposition to renew talks amid humanitarian crisis EU vows response if UK scraps Northern Ireland Brexit rules Johns Hopkins students invent edible 'Tastee Tape' to keep burritos together See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
May 17, 2022
583
The fifty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete Turkey threatens to block Finland and Sweden Nato bids McDonald’s to exit Russia completely Guinea-Bissau president dissolves parliament UK to offer immunity to Troubles-era killers — if they tell the truth French town votes to allow ‘burkini’ in swimming pools, reigniting perennial debate N. Korea reports 270,000 new fever cases amid COVID crisis Cyber attack on Costa Rica grows as more agencies hit, president says Airbnb is renting out the iconic Moulin Rouge for three one-night stays See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
May 16, 2022
505
The fifty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief. Articles cited in the podcast: Setbacks in East Force Russia to Scale Back Ambitions Ruling parties in Sweden, Finland back NATO membership in historic shifts Russia announced the transfer of troops to Finland in response to the decision to join NATO French carmaker quits Russia and sells assets of more than $2 billion to Moscow city Biden urges unity to stem racial hate after Buffalo shooting THE BUFFALO SHOOTER DID NOT ACT ALONE. NOT BY A LONG SHOT How Australia Saved Thousands of Lives While Covid Killed a Million Americans Elon Musk’s free-speech agenda poses safety risks on global stage North Korea's Kim orders military to stabilise supply of COVID drugs Sweden seeks to overcome Turkish objections to its NATO bid Kim Jong Un impersonator crashes Australian PM's campaign event See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
May 13, 2022
558
The fifty-five episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia says Finnish entry to NATO poses threat to which it will respond ‘If you have any heart at all.’ UN official warns Putin millions will die if Ukraine’s ports remain blocked Iryna Vereshchuk: evacuation from Azovstal will begin with rescuing seriously injured 13 dead, dozens rescued after migrant boat capsizes near Puerto Rico South African firm says it may close its COVID vaccine plant Dutch authorities arrest Rwandan man on genocide suspicions US: Joe Biden hosts ASEAN leaders amid concerns over China North Korea announces first death from Covid-19 Scientists grow plants in lunar dirt, next stop moon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
May 12, 2022
487
The fifty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay, Finnish President and PM say Finland’s leaders urge applying for NATO membership ‘without delay.’ UK Ministry of Defence Intelligence Update Ukraine to hold first war crimes trial of captured Russian Greece bans LGBTQ conversion therapy Lebanese state violated human rights by mismanaging crisis, UN poverty envoy says Hong Kong: Vatican ‘concerned’ over arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen Threats of boycott cast a shadow over Biden’s Summit of the Americas North Korea: 'First' Covid cases prompt strict national lockdown Kickball player banned from Tinder for using app to recruit teammates See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
May 11, 2022
592
The fifty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine cuts Russian gas flowing to Europe via key pipeline sections House passes $40 billion Ukraine aid bill Belarus deploys special operation forces near the border with Ukraine Shanghai moves to impose tightest restrictions yet Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera reporter killed by Israeli gunfire Paraguay: Anti-mafia prosecutor killed on Colombia beach No option off the table on Northern Ireland protocol, Gove warns EU Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence, protests ‘Succession’ star glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
May 10, 2022
558
The fifty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Commission weighs joint borrowing for Ukraine Raimondo Announces Temporary Suspension of 232 Tariffs on Ukraine Steel Canada’s Intention to Remove Tariffs on Goods from Ukraine Russian Envoy to Poland Splattered with Red Paint on Victory Day Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Is Bound for Presidency Sri Lanka prime minister resigns, curfew imposed after clashes Moldova's struggle with 'frozen conflict' and Russian uncertainty World Bank grants Lebanon $150 million food security loan Lebanon's descent into turmoil: assassinations, war, financial collapse Death toll from explosion at Havana hotel rises to 40 Man jump ropes 71,185 times in eight hours, unofficially breaks record See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
May 9, 2022
575
The fifty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia: Vladimir Putin gives major speech on Victory Day 'All Women, Children, Elderly' Evacuated From Azovstal: Kyiv Ukrainian fighters at besieged Azovstal plant vow to fight till the end US unveils new sanctions on Russia, targeting services, media and defense industry First lady Jill Biden makes unannounced trip to Ukraine Facebook - Justin Trudeau Visits Ukraine The Prime Minister of Croatia and the Foreign Minister arrived in Kyiv on a visit Head of State met with the President of the German Bundestag Philippines election: Marcos family eye return to power as country votes NI election results 2022: Sinn Féin wins most seats in historic election Costa Rica’s new leader takes over with a blast at the past ECB’s Holzmann says up to three rate hikes may be ‘appropriate’ this year Syria President Assad visits Iran for meetings in rare trip Ukraine's mine sniffing dog Patron awarded medal by Zelenskiy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
May 6, 2022
572
The fiftieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Putin apologizes to Israel for Hitler comments as Zelensky slams Nazi rhetoric The European Parliament demands that Russia return the stolen planes Zelenskyy invites Scholz and Steinmeier to Kyiv after weeks of tension Indian opposition seeks higher compensation for COVID deaths after damning WHO report UK Conservatives lose key local councils as Boris Johnson’s problems bite China builds permanent COVID testing stations for life after lockdown Israel hunts Palestinian axe attackers who killed three In the Philippines, a Flourishing Ecosystem for Political Lies Crash covers Missouri road in cans of hard seltzer See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
May 5, 2022
641
The forty-ninth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: EU’s Russian oil ban hits trouble as countries argue over key details Ukraine can feed itself, will step up grain exports using alternative routes - deputy minister Millions already faced ‘crisis’ levels of hunger before the war made things worse. Brazil's Lula says Zelenskiy 'as responsible as Putin' for Ukraine war U.S. embassy again issuing immigrant visas in Havana, but at a trickle Guinea orders legal proceedings against ousted President Conde Turkey's cost of living soars nearly 70% Extremist rebels launch deadly attack in northeast Nigeria India: Policeman arrested for raping alleged child gang rape victim One euro home sell-off has created a 'Little America' in Italy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
May 4, 2022
526
The forty-eighth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: The E.U. unveils a plan to ban Russian oil imports. Russia storms Mariupol plant as some evacuees reach safety Belarus begins snap combat readiness drills North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Ahead of Yoon’s Inauguration Germany: Top court upholds Syrian's conviction as accessory to torture Russian mercenaries behind Central African Republic atrocities - HRW Mexico relocates migrant camp; Haitians appear at border Leader of Haiti's 400 Mawozo gang extradited to U.S. Pet owner searching for two peacocks on the loose in Kansas Loose emu wanders 30 miles from home before capture in North Carolina Watch Belligerent Wild Turkey Come For A D.C. Biker See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
May 3, 2022
597
The forty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast:  Olaf Scholz holds off on Ukraine visit, citing diplomatic snub Ambassador: Mariupol mayor’s office told the US there are around 4 "filtration camps" in and around the city Russia has said the occupiers have evacuated nearly 200,000 children from Ukraine Exclusive: Russia sees its oil output falling by up to 17% in 2022 -document Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows Beijing reopens a mass isolation center and tries to avoid a citywide lockdown. Japan and Thailand agree new defense deal On trip to 3 West African nations, UN chief urges investment EU hits Apple with antitrust charge over digital wallet Report: Fake priest conned way into royal guards’ barracks See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
May 2, 2022
575
The forty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Pelosi leads congressional delegation to meet with Zelenskyy in Kyiv US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets Polish President in Warsaw Russia's Sergey Lavrov asserts Hitler "had Jewish blood," prompting Israeli government fury Russia's Lavrov says May 9 not a relevant date for Ukraine operations Hungary Floats Veto Threat as EU Works to Ban Russian Oil EU may offer Hungary, Slovakia exemptions from Russian oil embargo UN-supported convoy will try to leave Mariupol on Monday, city council says More than 5.5 million refugees have now fled Ukraine Peru's annual inflation rate hits 24-year high in April Tunisia's president plans to rewrite constitution Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM Spain: 2021 spyware attack targeted prime minister’s phone New Zealand welcomes back tourists as it eases pandemic rules Americans bring ‘souvenir’ artillery shell to Israel airport See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
April 29, 2022
519
The forty-fifth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Biden administration requests $33 billion in Ukraine aid from Congress Russian occupiers intensified kidnappings, going about Melitopol is dangerous - the mayor ‘The world sees you’ UN chief tells Ukrainians, pledging to boost support Dozens injured in fresh violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque Canada removes ban on blood donations from gay men Sinn Fein retains wide lead days out from Northern Irish election Africa seeing uptick in COVID cases driven by S.Africa, WHO says Haitians struggle to find food, shelter amid new gang battle Millions of South Koreans Could Soon Get Younger (on Paper) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
April 28, 2022
553
The forty-fourth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: E.U. countries scramble to find a way to pay Russia for gas without violating sanctions. Russia Coordinating Cyberattacks With Military Strikes in Ukraine – Microsoft EU to suspend tariffs on Ukraine imports for one year, Kyiv grateful Heatwave in India leaves millions struggling to cope Russia Releases Former U.S. Marine in Prisoner Swap French army watches for bombs and potholes as it withdraws from Mali base Mali authorities permanently withdraw French media licenses Peru police evict indigenous protesters from China-owned MMG mine A political reckoning in Sri Lanka as debt crisis grows Oklahoma panel says candidate can’t be called ‘The Patriot’ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
April 27, 2022
516
The forty-third episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia to halt gas shipments to Poland and Bulgaria Germany says Russia oil embargo would be ‘manageable’ US State Department confirms temporary return of some diplomats to Lviv Tuesday China's DJI halts Russia, Ukraine sales to prevent use of its drones in combat India's Russian oil purchases since Ukraine invasion more than double 2021 total Colombia reports 52 activists killed already this year North Korea Holds Military Parade With Nuclear Threat Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence HungerMap What political newcomer Robert Golob's election win means for Slovenia Heinz unveils 'HM Sauce' and 'Salad Queen' to mark the Platinum Jubilee See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
April 26, 2022
551
The forty-second episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia seeks to reduce existing "serious" risks of nuclear war - Lavrov Live updates | UN projects 8.3 million refugees from Ukraine Operational Data Portal Ukraine Refugee Situation Blasts hit ministry in separatist Transnistria, near Ukraine Explosions damage two radio towers in Moldova’s breakaway region Transnistria Osman Kavala: Turkish activist sentenced to life in prison Tigray forces leaving Ethiopia's Afar region, says spokesperson Most of Beijing to be tested for COVID amid lockdown worry U.S. looks for closer ties to Brazil at a time of turmoil and war Solomon Islands tells Japan it will not allow China military bases Antarctica's 'Penguin Post Office' is hiring See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
April 25, 2022
469
The forty-first episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Their cover blown, Blinken and Austin pushed on to Kyiv despite the security risks. UK Defense Intelligence Update - Kherson Donbas Vote Seen As Key Element In The Kremlin's Election Effort Fire Engulfs Key Russian Oil Depots Near Ukraine Macron reelected but Le Pen’s big score shows France increasingly divided Indonesia bans palm oil exports El Salvador extends emergency powers to fight gangs Russian mercenaries are Putin’s ‘coercive tool’ in Africa Democratic Republic of Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in Mbandaka Trolling Russia, Ukraine registers Moskva shipwreck as ‘underwater cultural heritage’ Woman rescued after falling in toilet trying to get phone See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
April 22, 2022
466
The fortieth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia says it plans full control of Donbas and southern Ukraine - Ifax Fire at Russian defence research facility kills 6 people Satellite images show what appears to be a growing mass grave near Mariupol. Estonian and Latvian parliaments say Russia has committed genocide France Issues International Arrest Warrant for Carlos Ghosn Migration talks an example of ‘constructive’ engagement with Cuba, State Department says Afghan IS group claims series of bombings targeting Shiites Leaders of 2 Koreas exchange letters of hope amid tensions Israeli police storm Jerusalem holy site after rock-throwing Professor uses trash as a treasure to study life in North Korea See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
April 21, 2022
470
The thirty-nine episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: 80% of Luhansk territory is under Russian control, regional military governor tells CNN  U.S. Treasury Designates Facilitators of Russian Sanctions Evasion Biden set to announce new military assistance for Ukraine Israel, Gaza militants trade fire as Mideast tensions mount Report: Hunger kills hundreds of kids in Ethiopia’s Tigray India: Court halts demolition of Muslim properties in Delhi U.S. plane scheduled to extradite Honduran ex-President Hernandez on Thursday French election: Macron and Le Pen clash in TV presidential debate Pentagon chief speaks with China's defense minister for first time under Biden Taylor Swift was the inspiration for the name of a new millipede species List of organisms named after famous people (born 1950–present) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
April 20, 2022
469
The thirty-eight episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine's military gets more aircraft and parts to repair others, Pentagon says In Mariupol they agreed on a humanitarian corridor for women, children and the elderly - Vereshchuk Russia to Classify Information on Ukraine Troop Deaths Israeli ultra-nationalists to march in Jerusalem despite ban China signs security deal with Solomon Islands, alarming neighbors Poland declines to take or pay for more COVID-19 vaccines for now Mexican Senate approves nationalization of lithium mining South Africa launches relief for Durban flooding; 448 dead Drawn and Caricatured: French Cartoonists on the Campaign Trail See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
April 19, 2022
498
The thirty-seventh episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia launches 'Battle of Donbas' on eastern front, Ukraine says China to increase coordination with Russia, says senior Chinese diplomat Russian State TV Broadcasts Prisoner Plea From 'Captured' Britons UK not looking to help Russia with hostage swap for two British fighters, minister says Mexican president slams opposition for defeating power bill, sees 'treason' Police arrest dozens after mob attack in India Narendra Modi’s BJP Wins Big in Indian Elections Israel’s Government Faces Collapse as Arab Party Threatens to Quit Over Jerusalem Clashes Sri Lankan PM says president’s powers will be reduced Spyware use on separatists in Spain “extensive,” group says Saline solution: Japan invents ‘electric’ chopsticks that make food seem more salty See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
April 18, 2022
462
The thirty-sixth episode of the DSR Daily Brief.   Stories cited in the podcast: 'Inhuman' Situation in Ukraine's Mariupol as Russia Claims Almost Full Control Germany promises to boost military aid to Ukraine Six dead, eight injured in Lviv strikes, regional governor says China's Xian imposes temporary, partial lockdown to fight Omicron flare-up Shanghai targets lockdown turning point by Wednesday North Korea tests new weapon bolstering nuclear capability Jerusalem: Several Palestinians arrested over fresh Al-Aqsa violence Morocco condemns Israeli raid on Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque French prosecutor studying EU anti-fraud agency report on Le Pen Texas governor strikes deal with Mexican state expected to ease truck traffic jams Spain: Fishing boat with 3 metric tons of cocaine seized See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
April 15, 2022
601
The thirty-fifth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Moskva sinking: What really happened to the pride of Russia's fleet? U.S. cannot 'take lightly' threat Russia could use nuclear weapons - CIA chief Russia Accuses Ukraine of Helicopter Strike on Border Town Russia strikes outskirts of Kyiv with cruise missiles, Russian Ministry of Defense says Biden ready to go to Ukraine Moldova accuses Russian army of trying to recruit its citizens China Defends Stance on Russia After U.S. Criticism Putin tells Europe: You still need Russian gas but we're turning east EU closes loophole allowing multimillion-euro arms sales to Russia The U.N. warns that the war has disrupted the flow of food, fuel and money around the world. UK seals deal with Rwanda to offshore asylum seekers Strains in German coalition as junior partners turn on Scholz over Ukraine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
April 14, 2022
501
The thirty-fourth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine says defenders of Mariupol consolidate, while Russia claims to take prisoners US President Biden unveils $800 million security package for Ukraine in call with Zelensky The U.S. has expanded intelligence sharing with Ukraine about Russian troops in the Donbas region. Ukraine: Fugitive Putin ally Medvedchuk arrested - security service Scholz irritated by German president's thwarted Ukraine visit Russia warns of Baltic nuclear deployment if NATO admits Sweden and Finland UK sanctions 178 Russian separatists in breakaway regions Russia sanctions 398 members of Congress Italy will not veto sanctions on Russian energy, but wants EU ceiling on gas price 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Russia 1.4 million people without running water across war-affected eastern Ukraine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
April 13, 2022
487
The thirty-third episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine's Zelenskiy says Russia using phosphorous bombs U.S. cannot confirm use of chemical agents in Ukraine's Mariupol -official Putin says peace talks with Ukraine are at dead end, goads the West Biden calls atrocities in Ukraine a 'genocide' for the first time Exclusive: U.S. to announce $750 million more in weapons for Ukraine, officials say Russia ‘using weapons smuggled by Iran from Iraq against Ukraine’ Ukraine rejects visit by German President Steinmeier Leaders of Poland and Baltic states head to Kyiv, will discuss military assistance World Bank planning to give support worth $1.5bn to Ukraine Russia to See Largest GDP Collapse in 30 Years, Official Warns The Biden administration is preparing to roll out a new program for Ukrainian refugees, officials say  Russia detains an opposition activist who criticized Putin over the war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
April, 12, 2022
427
The thirty-second episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Austrian chancellor says trip to see Putin was ‘not a friendly visit’ Western officials said they expected Russia to try and “double or perhaps even treble” its forces in Donbas as it shifts forces from Kyiv and elsewhere in the coming weeks. Russian regions bordering Ukraine step up security Finland and Sweden set to join Nato as soon as summer Kremlin warns again against further NATO expansion Biden to Modi: Buying more Russian oil is not in India's interest Russia threatens legal action if forced into sovereign debt default ​​Hungary says roubles-for-Russian gas plan breaches no EU sanctions Nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have been displaced, UNICEF says See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
April 11, 2022
606
The thirty-first episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Land Mines on a Timer, Scattered Over a Ukrainian Town Putin appoints new commander for Ukraine  Slovakia could sell howitzers to Ukraine, defense minister says UK and Germany won’t send tanks to Ukraine Germany: Bundeswehr arms deliveries to Ukraine 'reached a limit' Kuleba: "Extremely difficult" to think about negotiations after Russian attacks in Kramatorsk, Bucha Boris Johnson meets Zelenskyy in Kyiv, promises more military, financial aid Austrian leader to meet Putin in Moscow, hoping to build bridges Lukashenka and Putin will fly to the Far East to discuss Ukraine Ukraine: EU chief offers Kyiv fast track to membership Sweden Democrats leader wants party to change on NATO membership if Finland applies to join alliance Mexico says it does not accept Russian invasion of Ukraine Russia boosts emergency spending fund using gas profits Russian oil and gas embargo could stop war within weeks, says former Putin adviser War to slash Ukraine's GDP output by over 45%, World Bank forecasts Food prices hit record high in March, U.N. agency says See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
April 8, 2022
604
The thirtieth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (Full List on Website): Germany intercepts Russian talk of indiscriminate killings in Ukraine Hopes for peace talks dim as Russia raises objections and Belarus demands to take part. Ukraine is bracing for a major Russian offensive in the country's east, officials say. Here's what we know US has committed more than 12,000 anti-armor systems and "hundreds" of suicide drones to Ukraine Russia says it would have to 'rebalance' if Finland and Sweden join NATO Scholz holds up German tank deliveries to Ukraine Ukraine latest at Vladimir Putin's spokesman is condemned over his "catalogue of lies"; he admits Russia has "had significant losses"; Kyiv says a major new offensive in the east is "likely" within days, with a military analyst saying Putin may then be ready to negotiate. Ukraine War: Kremlin spokesman Peskov admits 'significant' Russian losses In the fight against Putin, Senate unanimously approves measure that once helped beat Hitler European Commission chief and EU’s top diplomat en route to Kyiv U.N. suspends Russia from human rights body, Moscow then quits MEPs demand full embargo on Russian imports of oil, coal, nuclear fuel and gas Hungary receives nuclear fuel from Russia by air -foreign minister See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
April 7, 2022
493
The twenty-ninth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast: Poland signs deal for purchase of 250 Abrams tanks EU begins stockpiling gear, drugs against chemical, nuclear incidents As Ukraine regains control of Borodyanka area, more Russians’ atrocities come to light Germany is in confidential talks over Ukraine guarantees - Scholz Blocking Russian oil exports would send prices "skyrocketing," US Treasury secretary says Countries to release an additional 60 million barrels of oil from storage, IAE says Russia hit with new round of U.S. sanctions as Biden decries 'major war crimes' Breaking ranks with EU, Hungary says ready to pay for Russian gas in roubles Russia edges close to default on debt, puts roubles aside for bondholders Exclusive: China state refiners shun new Russian oil trades Inflation in Russia hits 7-yr high, prices jump 10% in year-to-date Energy Community sets up a Fund to rebuild Ukraine's war-torn energy infrastructure USAID helps deliver 5,000 of SpaceX's satellite internet service terminals to Ukraine Malta resists EU pressure to stop selling citizenship DOJ says it disrupted a botnet run by Russian military intelligence agency See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
April 6, 2022
515
The twenty-eighth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Zelensky told UN Security Council to remove Russia or "dissolve yourself." Here's what to know President of European Commission headed to Kyiv Czech Republic sends tanks, infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine U.S. approves potential sale of F-16 aircraft to Bulgaria India condemns killings in Ukraine's Bucha in apparent hardening of stance In forceful condemnation, Israel's foreign minister calls Bucha killings "war crimes" US will announce new sanction package on Russia tomorrow, Biden administration official says Brussels targets coal in new Russia sanctions package Twitter says it will no longer amplify or recommend Russian government accounts — stops short of a full ban Russia turns to China for microchips for in-demand domestic bank cards Donors give 695 million euros aid to Moldova Germany reports rise in attacks against Russian, Ukrainian migrants EU launches process to slash Hungary’s funds over rule-of-law breaches See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
April 5, 2022
443
The twenty-seventh episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia has withdrawn 2/3 of forces near Kyiv -U.S. official Pentagon: Shipments from $800 million security package arrived for Ukraine over the weekend Ukraine President Zelenskiy says he will address UN Security Council on Tuesday Germany, France to expel Russian envoys after reports of atrocities in Ukraine Lithuania expels Russian ambassador Denmark expels 15 Russian diplomats; Moscow to retaliate Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats over security fears U.S. pushes to suspend Russia from U.N. human rights body Germany is the main roadblock for tougher Russian sanctions, Poland's PM says Germany resists EU ban on Russian gas as bloc prepares new sanctions JPMorgan's Dimon warns of possible $1 billion Russia loss Russia’s sovereign bond coupon payments stopped: US Treasury source Red Cross says its team is being held close to Mariupol in Ukraine Red Cross team 'released' after being blocked on way to Mariupol - Ukrainian deputy PM See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
April 4, 2022
492
The twenty-sixth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Hundreds of murdered civilians discovered as Russians withdraw from towns near Kyiv (GRAPHIC IMAGES) EU must discuss import ban on Russian gas, Germany says Macron wants complete stop of coal and oil exports from Russia to EU after Bucha "war crimes" Russia asks U.N. Security Council to discuss Bucha 'provocation' Ukrainian troops have retaken full control of Kyiv region, says deputy defence minister Russia shifting focus to eastern Ukraine, US officials say U.S. Will Help Transfer Soviet-Made Tanks to Ukraine A Red Cross convoy has still not reached Mariupol, the organization says. Stoltenberg: Finland and Sweden will be 'very much welcomed' if they decide to join NATO ‘It’s a radical change’: The prospect of Finland joining Nato draws nearer Sweden open to NATO membership, could reconsider non-alignment policy Germany works to cut Russian control of critical energy facilities Lithuania says it has stopped importing gas from Russia. Russia's total number of COVID-related deaths hits nearly 778,000 Number of Ukrainians at US-Mexico border seeking US asylum grows See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
April 1, 2022
498
The twenty-fifth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia drafts 134,500 conscripts but says they won't go to Ukraine UK Defense Ministry: Russia is redeploying troops from Georgia to join Ukraine invasion Italy defers NATO defence spending goal to 2028 in coalition compromise Zelensky: Two Ukrainian generals dismissed for being ‘traitors’ US State Department: We've seen reports of Americans being detained by Russian military in Ukraine Russia is focusing strikes on four areas, including Kyiv, US defense official says Kremlin Plays Down South Ossetia Leader's Call to Join Russia Russia expands sanctions imposed on EU leaders EU to push China at summit to not help Russia in Ukraine war European Parliament President Roberta Metsola to visit Kyiv Biden spurs record emergency oil release in 'moment of peril' for world U.S. targets Russia's technology sector in fresh sanctions Red Cross teams on way to Mariupol, but without aid Forced deportation, murders, sexual violence: the whole world should know about the crimes of the occupiers - Iryna Vereshchuk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
March 31, 2022
557
The twenty-fourth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Russia bombs Ukraine cities, despite pledge to pull back from Kyiv Pentagon sees Russia starting to reposition under 20% of forces around Kyiv White House: Intel shows Putin misled by advisers on Ukraine Russian forces pulling back from Chernobyl Russia and Ukraine will resume talks online on April 1 -Ukrainian negotiator Russian hackers targeted NATO, eastern European militaries - Google Ukraine to receive additional $500 million in aid from U.S., Biden announces United Nations names experts to probe possible Ukraine war crimes EXCLUSIVE U.S. warns India, others against sharp rise in Russian oil imports -official Analysis: Russian Foreign Minister visits China and India under shadow of Ukraine war A Biden plan would release a million barrels of oil a day from reserves. OPEC and Russia are set to meet as the war continues to roil the oil market. Gazprom studies options for halting gas supplies to Europe, Kommersant reports See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
March 30, 2022
539
The twenty-third episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Analysis: Despite signs of progress in the latest Russia-Ukraine talks, many hurdles remain White House on Russian troop withdrawal claims: "We are not going to take their word for it" Pentagon: Russian troop movement near Kyiv area likely "a repositioning, not a real withdrawal" Shoigu decided that the Ukrainian army "has suffered significant damage" and it is possible to "liberate Donbass" again Russia accuses U.S. of massive 'cyber aggression' A major Ukrainian internet provider reports a cyberattack. Reports of sexual violence involving Russian soldiers are multiplying, Ukrainian officials say. Ceasefire alone not enough to lift British sanctions, PM Johnson told cabinet Polish Cabinet approves law to ban Russian coal imports Russian supply chains next in line for sanctions - U.S. Treasury's Adeyemo The introduction of the Russian ruble in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine is a blatant violation of international conventions by the Russian Federation and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation EU infighting delays cash conversion for Ukrainian refugees Russia launches Eurobond rouble buyback offer on looming $2 bln bond payment See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
March 29, 2022
381
The twenty-second episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian Peace Negotiators Suffer Suspected Poisoning Ukraine and Russia resume peace talks with 'no handshake' Mariupol needs complete evacuation: about 160,000 people - mayor US President Biden's new budget proposal includes billions to counter Russia's aggression in Ukraine U.S. training Ukrainian troops in Poland, Biden seems to reveal Russia to expel diplomats of Baltic nations in tit-for-tat response -TASS The European Commission has called on governments to halt the sale of citizenship to investors and to suspend the sale of visas to Russians and Belarusians. Russia to Limit Entry for 'Unfriendly' States: Lavrov G7 rejects Putin's demand for rouble payment for Russian gas - Germany We are suspending work Russia’s Novaya Gazeta Suspends Operations After Kremlin Warnings See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
March 28, 2022
554
The twenty-first episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: White House says Biden is not calling for regime change in Russia Officials: talks between Ukraine and Russia to resume this week Ukraine ready to discuss adopting neutral status in Russia peace deal, Zelenskiy says Russian forces are deploying white phosphorus Ukraine promises "immediate investigation" after video surfaces of soldiers shooting Russian prisoners No humanitarian evacuations to take place on March 28, due to potential provocations. Direct damage caused to Ukraine’s infrastructure during the war has already reached almost $63 billion. Global economic losses are about $543–600 billion France's Macron calls for restraint in words and actions regarding Ukraine conflict Turkey says world cannot 'burn bridges' with Moscow Over 450 Companies Have Withdrawn from Russia—But Some Remain Canada pledges to help countries stop using Russian oil Mayor of Chernobyl workers' town says Russian forces have left Red Cross rejects claims it's deporting Ukrainians to Russia German States Outlaw Display of Russia's 'Z' War Symbol Russia Warns Local Media Not To Publish Interview With Ukrainian President See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
March 25, 2022
575
The twentieth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Russia is suffering high failure rates as high as 60% Ukraine says Moscow is forcibly taking civilians to Russia Russia, Ukraine Exchange Prisoners U.N. General Assembly again overwhelmingly isolates Russia over Ukraine Biden says he thinks Russia should be removed from G20 Russia says Poland destroying relations with expulsions, vows tough response NATO chief Stoltenberg to stay for one more year US announces $1bn in Ukraine humanitarian assistance and new sanctions on Russia Lavrov’s stepdaughter targeted as UK announces 65 new Russian sanctions Japan will freeze the assets of an additional 25 Russian individuals Swiss freeze more than $6 billion worth of sanctioned Russian assets The Biden administration and European Union are expected to announce a major initiative to direct shipments of liquefied natural gas to Europe during the US president’s visit to Brussels this week US and EU announce task force on reducing dependence on Russian oil and gas Despite war, ECB won’t relent on inflation: Estonian central bank chief See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
March 24, 2022
613
The nineteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Rubles for gas: Putin trolls the West over its energy addiction U.S. Makes Contingency Plans in Case Russia Uses Its Most Powerful Weapons EU support to Ukraine: Council doubles funding under the European Peace Facility U.S. says Russian forces committed war crimes in Ukraine NATO’s military presence in Eastern Europe has been building rapidly. Bennett, Putin speak about Ukraine, continuing mediation Prominent Kremlin insider breaks rank with Putin over Ukraine A US state department spokesperson has confirmed that the US embassy has received a list of diplomats from Russia who are considered “persona non grata” by the Russian foreign ministry. ​​​​Russia moves to expel U.S. diplomats in tit-for-tat move U.S. sets red lines for China helping Russia dodge sanctions Russia Central Banker Wanted Out Over Ukraine, Putin Said No Russian Stock Market to Reopen Thursday After Unprecedented Pause Statement by Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics Daleep Singh on Russia’s Plans to Partially Re-Open Stock Market See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
March 23, 2022
578
The eighteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): 300,000 people running out of food in Kherson, Ukraine says Ukrainians Try to Push Back Russian Forces Pummeling Their Cities Russian forces 'kidnapped' 2,389 children from Donetsk and Luhansk, US embassy says US has "clear evidence" Russian forces "intentionally" targeted civilian infrastructure, official says Kremlin: Russia would only use nuclear weapons if its existence were threatened Nine humanitarian corridors agreed for Wednesday - Ukrainian deputy PM Belarus could "soon" join war in Ukraine, US and NATO officials say Biden heads across the Atlantic to rally the West at a pivotal moment for Ukraine -- and his presidency French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to Putin Tuesday A high-ranking American diplomat meets with officials in India as the country declines to condemn Russia. Russia, North Korea discuss developing relations See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
March 22, 2022
557
The seventeenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Almost 10,000 Russian soldiers have died in war, according to pro-Kremlin newspaper Ukraine’s leader accuses Russia of hijacking a relief convoy. Ukraine president says any compromises with Russia will require a referendum Biden warns Russian cyberattacks 'coming' Ukrainian official: 2 children in critical condition as families fleeing Mariupol come under artillery fire  U.S.-Moscow ties close to rupture after Biden's 'war criminal' remarks, Russia says U.N. General Assembly likely to vote again this week on Ukraine Egypt devalues currency 14% after Ukraine war prompts dollar flight Russia bans 'extremist' Facebook and Instagram Bulgaria signals historic shift from Russian gas UN has set up safe spaces along Ukrainian border and has reached more than 330,000 people with food assistance Russia halts Japan peace treaty talks over sanctions UN chief: Conflict in Ukraine could have "major implications for the global climate agenda" Deal on Ukrainian nuclear safety to come ‘soon,’ says IAEA chief See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
March 21, 2022
609
The sixteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Moscow Claims Hypersonic Missile Use, Kyiv Asks Beijing to Condemn 'Barbarism' Russia Says Has Again Fired Hypersonic Missiles in Ukraine War in Ukraine: Talks between Moscow and Kyiv on thin ice Zelensky says on CNN that Ukraine cannot compromise its "territorial integrity" Mariupol says thousands deported from besieged Ukrainian city 'What I saw, I hope no one will ever see' says Greek diplomat returning from Mariupol Russia throws untrained civilians from occupied Donbas into hot spots of its war in Ukraine Russian Ministry of Defense calls on Mariupol to surrender by 5 a.m. local Monday, Russian state media says Zelenskiy tells Knesset Russia envisages a ‘final solution’ for Ukraine U.S. suggested Turkey transfer Russian-made missile system to Ukraine China on the "right side of history" with Ukraine, foreign minister claims Russia sanctions "outrageous," says China's vice foreign minister Qatar to help Germany cut reliance on Russian gas, says minister Australia bans exports of aluminium ores to Russia over ‘illegal’ aggression towards Ukraine See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
March 18, 2022
568
The fifteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Russia getting bogged down in Ukraine, Western nations say Surveillance System for Attacks on Health Care Russian Missiles Destroy Aircraft Repair Plant in Ukraine's Lviv – Mayor Defense minister: Slovakia willing to provide air defense systems to Ukraine, but needs "proper replacement" Very big gap remains in peace talks between Russia and Ukraine -Western officials Ukraine: 8 of the 9 planned evacuation corridors work as agreed, including Mariupol Biden, Xi to speak as U.S. warns about China military aid for Ukraine war Chinese foreign ministry official meets with Russia's ambassador to China In Break With Moscow, Uzbeks Won't Recognize Separatist 'Republics' In Ukraine Russia pulls U.N. vote on Ukraine over 'arm-twisting' claims Canada imposes new sanctions on Belarusian leaders for their support of Ukraine invasion Australia Broadens Sanctions to More Russian Banks, Billionaires Japan adds Russia sanctions, U.S. envoy offers home to Ukrainians Bank of England raises rates again as war hits economy Crucial Russian sovereign bond payment received by JPMorgan, processed -source See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
March 17, 2022
587
The fourteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast: Zelensky puts Biden on the spot with his emotional speech to Congress Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine Top official rejects "neutrality" model for Ukraine without security guarantees NATO has tried to reach Russia unsuccessfully via deconfliction hotline NATO defense ministers vow to enhance deployments near Russia. Russia attacks theatre sheltering civilians, Ukraine says Melitopol mayor was freed in a prisoner swap, Ukrainian officials say UN Security Council members call for emergency Ukraine meeting Thursday The International Court of Justice orders Russia to immediately halt its invasion of Ukraine Turkish foreign minister to visit Russia, Ukraine for peace talks, Erdogan says Russian Patriarch, Pope Urge 'Just Peace' in Ukraine US Justice and Treasury Departments launch multilateral Russian oligarch task force Japan to revoke Russia's "most favored nation" status over Ukraine invasion  France wants to end Russia gas and oil imports by 2027-PM Castex Putin Announces Measures to Overcome Western 'Economic Blitzkrieg' Russia Blocks Access to BBC, Vows More Media Retaliation See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
March 16, 2022
613
The thirteenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Zelensky signals he doesn't expect Ukraine to join NATO anytime soon Tweet on Peace Talks Putin casts doubt on prospects for breakthrough in peace talks with Ukraine. Biden to announce $800 million in new military assistance for Ukraine, US official says US secretary of state announces $186 million more in humanitarian assistance for Ukrainians NATO Secretary General Press Conference 3.15.22 Ukraine says it has been hit by 3,000 cyber-attacks since mid Feb Russian bombardment of Kyiv kills four, curfew called Biden to join NATO leaders in Brussels and attend European Council summit next week amid Ukraine war Hungary will stay out of Ukraine war, PM Orban tells rally ‘Europe stands with you’: EU leaders vow support for Ukraine during Kyiv visit Russia withdraws from Council of Europe UK imposes more sanctions against Russian and Belarusian citizens, including Putin's "key political allies" US secretary of state announces sanctions on 11 Russian military leaders, some involved in quashing dissent See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
March 15, 2022
576
The twelfth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Czech, Polish, Slovenian PMs Flying To Kyiv To Meet Zelenskiy Tweet on Peace Talks Russian advances "remain stalled" in Ukraine, senior US defense official says Russia’s attack on a military base did not affect the flow of arms to Ukraine, a Pentagon official says. First convoy of civilians escapes besieged Mariupol More than 2.8 million refugees have fled Ukraine. Here's where they are going. The U.S. warns China not to give Russia military or economic aid. Bennett holds back-to-back phone calls with Putin, Zelensky on ceasefire efforts Schröder presses on with Ukraine peace bid after ‘intense’ meeting with Putin Georgian Leadership Squabbles Over Ukraine Germany to buy 35 Lockheed F-35 fighter jets from U.S. amid Ukraine crisis Israel will "not be a route to bypass" Russian sanctions, says minister of Foreign Affairs In Poland, protesters demand a ban on road cargo traffic between the E.U. and Russia and Belarus. EU member states agree new package of sanctions against Russia Factbox: What revoking Russia's 'most favoured nation' status means Japan imposes sanctions on 17 more Russians, including billionaire See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
March 14, 2022
433
The eleventh episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Tweet from Mykhailo Podoliak Bloodied but alive after Russian air strike in western Ukraine Humanitarian aid convoy fails to reach the city of Mariupol Ukraine: ICRC calls for urgent solution to save lives and prevent worst-case scenario in Mariupol Ukraine: civilian casualty update The Russians Might Have Expected a Warm Welcome. Instead the Mayor Labeled Them ‘Occupiers.’ Biden adviser warns China will face consequences if it helps Russia evade sanctions US officials say Russia has asked China for military help in Ukraine Bennett, Zelensky speak on phone after Ukraine leader proposes Jerusalem summit U.N. says no evidence to back Russian claim of Ukraine biological weapons program Russia counts on sanctions help from China; U.S. warns off Beijing Russian default on debts no longer ‘improbable’, says IMF head Australia joins allies in sanctioning Russian oligarchs See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
March 11, 2022
594
The tenth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Russian forces regroup near Kyiv after setbacks Russian strikes hit western Ukraine as offensive widens Several major cities in Ukraine are "under attack," says presidential aide Ukraine is trying to open new evacuation routes on Friday, authorities say About 100,000 people have evacuated Ukraine through evacuation corridors in the past 2 days, Zelensky says UN Security Council to Meet Friday on Biological Weapons, at Moscow's Request Premier Li offers China’s help for ‘grave’ Ukraine situation U.S. Battles Russia and China on Ukraine War Disinformation Facebook allows Ukraine war posts urging violence against Russians Putin and Lukashenko to hold talks in Moscow on Friday Gerhard Schröder travels to Moscow to meet Putin in Ukraine peace bid Biden to announce Friday that US will move to revoke "most favored nation" status for Russia White House says US stands with companies pulling out of Russia, after Kremlin threatens to seize assets Russia hits back at Western sanctions with export bans See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
March 10, 2022
527
The ninth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Ukraine war: Three dead as maternity hospital hit by Russian air strike Lavrov dismisses 'pathetic outcry' over hospital bombing U.K. Ministry of Defence tweet on thermobaric weapons Defence Secretary statement to the House of Commons on Ukraine: 9 March 2022 Scholz: Sending Polish jets to Ukraine via US base in Germany 'certainly' not an option Ukraine and Russia agree to work on humanitarian issues - Ukrainian minister Ukraine's Kuleba sets out immediate priorities Special operation proceeding as planned, says Lavrov See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
March 9, 2022
582
The eight episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast (full list available on website): Ukraine agrees to proposed humanitarian evacuation routes  Russia accused of shelling Mariupol evacuation route as civilians flee Sumy 'Surprise move': U.S. stunned by Poland's fighter jet offer US Vice President Harris is set to begin trip to Poland and Romania Wednesday  US sending Patriot missiles to Poland to counter any threats to allies POLITICO Playbook: EXCLUSIVE: ‘Limited’ no-fly zone gains steam among foreign policy elite Putin, Israel's Bennett discuss Ukraine by phone  EXPLAINER: Why Israel is mediating between Russia, Ukraine State Department official: "Russia is trying to up the ante and broaden its demands" in Iran nuclear deal FACT SHEET: United States Bans Imports of Russian Oil, Liquefied Natural Gas, and Coal UK to phase out Russian oil imports by 2023 and explore ending gas imports Sanctions on Russia must not include ban on Russian energy imports, Hungarian prime minister says  Russia sanctions vote delayed after White House intervention Scoop: Senators look to lock down Russia's gold reserves See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
March 8, 2022
630
The seventh episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Third round of Ukraine-Russia peace talks ends with no results. 'Propaganda corridors': Ukraine rejects Russian offer to let civilians flee to Russia Ukraine starts evacuating civilians from some besieged areas Every day of resistance creates better conditions for Ukraine in the negotiations to guarantee our future in peace - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Russia warns West of $300 per barrel oil, cuts to EU gas supply Wheat prices trade ‘limit up’ again, hit highest in nearly 14 years as Russia-Ukraine conflict continues U.S. Officials Meet With Regime in Venezuela, to Discuss Oil Exports to Replace Russia’s UK Prime Minister aide announcement video War in Ukraine: World Bank approves $723m financial package Defense Secretary Calls Up More Troops to Europe  Congress proposes Russian energy import ban, trade penalties Germany sticks with Putin for its oil and gas Canada will impose sanctions on 10 individuals close to Russia's Putin, says Trudeau Japan imposes more sanctions on Russia, Belarus Russian government approves list of unfriendly countries and territories See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
March 7, 2022
545
The sixth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network.   Stories cited in the podcast (Full list available on website): Evacuations are halted in an area of Ukraine where Russia had pledged a cease-fire International Committee of the Red Cross Tweet US has seen "very credible reports of deliberate attacks on civilians" in Ukraine that would be considered war crimes, Blinken says Ukraine civilian casualty update Volodymyr Zelensky Video Update WHO Suveillance System for Attacks on Health Care Russia’s special operation to be suspended if Kiev fulfills Moscow’s demands — Kremlin Update 13 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine Telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Putin, Bennett Speak Less Than a Day After Meeting in Moscow; Lapid to Meet Blinken in Latvia Israeli leader holds multiple calls on Ukraine cease-fire with Zelensky and Putin Ukrainian protesters take to the streets in occupied Kherson. More than 4,300 detained at anti-war protests in Russia U.S. ‘looking actively’ at helping supply Ukraine with fighter jets, Blinken says Blinken says US is working with European allies to look at “prospect” of banning Russian oil imports War in Ukraine: BBC suspends its journalists' work in Russia See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
March 4, 2022
576
The fifth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast: Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant seized by Russians after shelling, say authorities Tweet from Mykhailo Podolyak FACT SHEET: The United States Continues to Target Russian Oligarchs Enabling Putin’s War of Choice EU urges UK to act faster before Russian assets are spirited away Georgia, Moldova Formally Apply For EU Membership Amid Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine Putin says he will destroy the ‘anti-Russia’ created by West and insists Ukraine invasion going to plan Quad leaders agree Ukraine experience should not be allowed in Indo-Pacific -Japan, Australia U.S. offers temporary legal status to Ukrainians, citing Russian attack Pentagon establishes communication line with Russians amid war in Ukraine China-based AIIB freezes lending to Russia and Belarus over Ukraine war President’s request for fiscal year (FY) 2022 supplemental funding Press remarks by Executive-Vice President Dombrovskis at the informal video conference of economy and finance ministers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
March 3, 2022
584
The fourth episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Russian military says Kherson under its control Russia's Kharkiv attacks are war crimes, says Zelensky Pentagon Says Russia's Push Toward Kyiv `Remains Stalled' UN General Assembly demands Russia withdraw troops from Ukraine U.S. cancels ballistic missile test to avoid escalating Russia tensions Millions of Russians turn to BBC News EU bans 70% of Belarus exports to bloc with new sanctions over Ukraine invasion China Asked Russia to Delay Ukraine War Until After Olympics, U.S. Officials Say IAEA Director General Calls for Restraint, Reiterates Need to Ensure Safety of Ukraine’s Nuclear Facilities and Their Staff PM Modi talks to Putin about Kharkiv; Russia claims students held hostage by Ukrainians Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Launch of Task Force KleptoCapture UK eyes seizing the property of oligarchs hit with sanctions EU to make sure Russia cannot circumvent sanctions with crypto assets -Le Maire New US sanctions target Russia’s multibillion-dollar defense sector Russian fighter aircraft violated Swedish airspace Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Belgium, Poland, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
March 2, 2022
540
The third episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast (full list on website): Ukraine’s ambassador to US gets standing ovation at Biden’s State of the Union Biden announces ban on Russian aircraft from US airspace U.S. and 30 Countries Commit to Release 60 Million Barrels of Oil From Strategic Reserves to Stabilize Global Energy Markets Russia threatens to raze Konotop if it doesn’t surrender. Heavy shelling of Mariupol leaves dozens injured, mayor says European plan to donate fighter jets to Ukraine collapses Starlink hardware arrives in Ukraine. Ukraine, rights groups say Russia used cluster & vacuum bombs War in Ukraine: First victim of sanctions, Gazprom's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline goes by the wayside Mexico's President López Obrador declines to impose economic sanctions on Russia Japan joins West in unleashing 'powerful' economic measures against Russia South Korea to ban 7 Russian banks as part of international sanctions Russian Strike on Kyiv TV Tower Kills 5 ‘Ugly, Unprofessional’: International Students Describe Racism at the Ukrainian Border Ukraine’s bid for fast-track membership of EU likely to end in disappointment See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
March 1, 2022
525
The second episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast: Russian forces shell Ukraine’s No. 2 city and menace Kyiv Zelensky says Ukraine analyzing results of talks with Russia ‘Horrendous’ rocket attack kills civilians in Kharkiv as Moscow ‘adapts its tactics’ Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Karim A.A. Khan QC, on the Situation in Ukraine: “I have decided to proceed with opening an investigation.” US rules out Ukraine no-fly zone after Zelensky appeal Hungary refuses to allow weapons transit to Ukraine Turkey to implement pact limiting Russian warships to Black Sea Switzerland adopts EU sanctions against Russia Israel condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine as a "violation of world order" U.S. Expels 12 Russian UN Diplomats As Debate Opens On Resolution To 'Deplore' Russia's Invasion Exclusive: Biden sends former top defense officials to Taiwan in show of support Maps: Tracking the Russian Invasion of Ukraine Finnish lawmakers to discuss potential NATO membership Why Biden’s First State Of The Union Might Not Change Much See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
February 28, 2022
413
The first episode of the Ukraine Daily Brief from the Deep State Radio Network. Stories cited in the podcast (see full list on our website): SNL pays tribute to Ukraine in cold open, mocks Putin on Weekend Update - https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2022/02/27/snl-ukraine-mulaney/ Ukrainian and Russian negotiators agree to hold talks in Belarus - https://www.npr.org/2022/02/27/1083368793/ukraine-russia-negotiations-belarus The U.N. Security Council calls an emergency special session of the General Assembly - https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/02/27/world/russia-ukraine-war/the-un-security-council-calls-an-emergency-special-session-of-the-general-assembly EU releases 450 million euros for arms deliveries - https://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2022-02/eu-gibt-450-millionen-euro-fuer-waffenlieferungen-an-die-ukraine-frei In Policy Shift, Germany Now Says It Will Send Ukraine 1,500 Anti-Tank, Antiaircraft Missiles - https://www.rferl.org/a/germany-military-aid-ukraine-equipment/31725290.html State broadcasters RT and Sputnik are to be banned - https://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2022-02/russische-medien-ukraine-krieg-rt-sputnik Ukraine invasion: EU shuts airspace to Russian planes - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60539303 Google follows YouTube in cutting off ad revenue to Russian state media - https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/28/tech/google-russia-media-cut-off-ad-revenue-intl-hnk/index.html Security Alert: Limited Flights Into and Out of Russia - https://ru.usembassy.gov/security-alert-u-s-mission-russia/ West Kicks Russian Banks Off SWIFT, 'Paralyzes' Central Bank Assets - https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/02/27/west-kicks-russian-banks-off-swift-paralyzes-central-bank-assets-a76619 Germany to upgrade two ports ‘quickly’ to receive shipped gas - https://www.politico.eu/article/germany-to-build-two-lng-terminals-quickly-to-reduce-energy-dependency-on-russia/ bp to exit Rosneft shareholding - https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/news-and-insights/press-releases/bp-to-exit-rosneft-shareholding.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
Trailer for Ukraine Daily Brief
79
Subscribe to the Ukraine Daily Brief to get analysis of the latest news on the war in Ukraine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022