This week’s interview is with Factal Editor Agnese Boffano. Jimmy Lovaas and Boffano discuss the JCPOA ending the eighth round of negotiations between Iran, China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Germany and the EU. Also covered is the EU head of state meeting in Versaille, the Turmenistan election, elections in Colombia, and France lifting their vaccine passport rules.
“We had to relearn on the fly how to process what quickly devolved into an information environment none of us had seen before,” explained Alex Moore, Factal’s Eastern European editor, who has covered the Russian-Ukraine conflict for several years.
Elections in France and South Korea, the Paralympics to begin without Russia, further reduction in coronavirus mandates and more news to prepare for in the coming week.
In this week’s forecast we’ll look at the upcoming French presidential election, hearings at the International Court of Justice over the war in Ukraine, a protest march in Pakistan, South Korea’s presidential election and an anti-mandate protest headed for Washington, DC.
At Factal part of what we do is helping the helpers – at least seven of our partners are in and around Ukraine providing aid right now.
Votes in Somalia and Belarus; travel restrictions easing in Canada, Israel, Japan; the U.S. State of the Union; Russia invades Ukraine — this week’s Forecast is ready on the Factal Blog and in your inbox.
Editors Jimmy Lovaas and Alex Moore discuss the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine, plus more on Somalia’s national election deadline, a constitutional referendum in Belarus, Canada easing travel restrictions and President Biden delivering the State of the Union.
Editors Jimmy Lovaas and Agnese Boffano discuss a renewed power struggle in Libya plus more on the Munich Security Conference, the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, Australia reopening its borders to vaccinated travelers and a UN General Assembly meeting on Ukraine.
Top photo: Trucks block an intersection at University Avenue and Bloor Street in downtown Ottawa on Saturday, Feb. 5. Photo by michael_swan on Flickr. Listen…
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