Beyond the devastation caused by Russia’s incursion in Ukraine, the war might have a significant influence on climate change if Russian wildfires spread unchecked.
Experts have expressed fears that Russia may allow wildfires to spread, which are a significant source of carbon emissions, while it prioritizes the invasion above firefighting.
“There will either be more fires… or these planes and troops will be moved away from the western front and sent to Siberia,” Jessica McCarty, a climate researcher at Miami University in Ohio, told Axios.
Ukrainian soldiers can not be at home with their families now as they are serving the country. They are defending millions of #Ukrainians 💙💛
But a piece of celebration – Easter cake – is with them 🥮
— MFA of Ukraine 🇺🇦 (@MFA_Ukraine) April 24, 2022
Wall Street Journal reveals that US officials have been holding off on levying sanctions against Alina Kabaeva, a former Russian Olympic gymnast believed to be Vladimir Putin’s mistress. Last month, the US targeted Putin’s daughters, Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova, along with his former wife, Lyudmila Shkrebneva, but Kabaeva – and at least three of her children that are believed to be Putin’s