Germany has hesitated over sending tanks to Ukraine. But Polish officials took heart from the German foreign minister’s remarks on Sunday that Berlin wouldn’t seek to stop Poland from providing Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. He said that Poland is building a coalition of nations ready to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Poland needs the consent of Germany, which builds the tanks, to send them to a non-NATO country. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the latest developments on sending Western Europe tanks to Ukraine “signaled increasing nervousness among members of the alliance.”Baerbock, Germany’s chief diplomat, made positive comments about the possibility of sending tanks to Ukraine.
CANFIELD — Richard John (Albasio) Volpini, 74, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. Richard, known by his family and friends as “Ricky,” was born Nov. 12, 1947, in Youngstown, a son of the late Anthony and Eileen D’Alesandro Volpini. He worked with his father until 1972, when he started his own company, Volpini Construction, and continued in the construction business until 2004. In 1975, Richard also became a licensed Realtor, and later, in 1987, became a real estate broker. Richard was a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus in Poland.3 months ago The Vindicator
GROVEPORT, Ohio (AP) — Ruth and Boyd Boone are longtime Ohio Republican voters, eager to reelect their GOP governor. That ambivalence underscores a surprising dynamic in Ohio, where Vance is hoping to ride to Washington on a wave of national discontent with Democrats. Less than two weeks before Election Day, the race is more competitive than initially expected. But he was very quick to explain why he felt that way and why he changed his mind.”“I think he’s seen the error of his ways. Kell hasn’t been following local politics or the Senate race, but plans to vote Republican because she’s angry at Biden.3 months ago The Vindicator
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s military has announced that it’s withdrawing from the western bank of the Dnieper River in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region, annexed by Moscow in September. Ukrainian and Russian forces also clashed overnight over Snihurivka, a town about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of the southern city of Kherson. In a separate post, he claimed Russian forces had repulsed the Ukrainian advance. The Kherson region is one of four provinces of Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin illegally annexed and subsequently placed under Russian martial law. The Russian military has concentrated much of its firepower on securing control of the others – Luhansk, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia.3 months ago The Vindicator
Those haven’t exactly been safe this season for the Ravens, but this time they managed to hold on. Baltimore avoided another fourth-quarter collapse thanks to a couple huge Cleveland penalties that helped the Ravens hold off the Browns 23-20 on Sunday. Baltimore outrushed Nick Chubb and Cleveland 160-113 and remained in a tie with Cincinnati atop the AFC North. This was the first game all season Baltimore didn’t score first, and the first time the Ravens allowed any points on an opponent’s first possession. Cleveland marched 75 yards in 11 plays after the opening kickoff and took the lead on a 2-yard run by Chubb.3 months ago The Vindicator
In the Kyiv region, as winter looms, the latest damage to utilities will mean outages of four or more hours a day, according to Ukrenergo, the state operator of Ukraine’s high-voltage transmission lines. Shoigu acknowledged that “problems with supplies existed in the initial stages,” but told Putin those have now been solved. Putin ordered Shoigu to propose ways to reform the ground troops and other parts of the military based on their performance in Ukraine. The fighting has turned the entire Donetsk region into “a zone of active hostilities,” according to Gov. People in Kherson were not given the choice of fleeing to areas held by Ukraine.3 months ago The Vindicator
The Steelers, on the other hand, have been a featured prime-time fixture for decades. “We don’t take that for granted, to play in front of a primetime television audience and our peers. The Colts have lost two of three, the Steelers three of four. “It’s always fun Monday night,” Ryan said. “Now there’s Thursday night and Sunday night but when I was growing up, Monday night was it.2 months ago The Vindicator
Heading into the Christmas break, Badger sits at 7-0, and the offense has averaged around 69 points per game. “It’s phenomenal,” Braves coach Josh Upshire said about bringing Moy into the fold. “I feel really good about this team,” Moy said. I feel like we’re in a really good place right now beating every team we played and beating Bristol, who we haven’t beaten in years. That’s going to be a true test for Badger and Moy, and will give them a little taste of what the tournament is going to be like.1 month ago The Vindicator