Brendan Cole, Newsweek

Brendan Cole


Contact Brendan

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Newsweek
  • IBTimes UK

Recent articles by Brendan:

Russia's 'Shadow Fleet' To Bypass Oil Sanctions Likely Doomed to Failure

The U.S. has said a cap on the price of Russian oil will restrict Moscow's funding of the war in Ukraine. → Read More

Russian Jets Just Keep Crashing

A MiG-31 fighter in the Primorye region is the latest Russian aircraft to go down. → Read More

Russian State TV Host Names Western Countries It Would Be 'Easy' To Bomb

Vladimir Solovoyov referred to several major nations in Europe which have helped Ukraine fight Russia. → Read More

Protesters Claim Mass Sexual Abuse in Iranian Prisons by Regime: Report

Women arrested during demonstrations across the Islamic republic face widespread sexual violence, IranWire reported. → Read More

Russian Death Toll To Hit 90,000 As Grisly Cost of War Revealed: Ukraine

Ukraine's armed forces said on Thursday that 89,440 Russian troops had been killed since the start of the invasion. → Read More

Russia's Plot to Undermine Ukraine 'Blunted' by Lack of Missiles: U.K

Moscow has expended much of its missiles against tactical targets, the British Ministry of Defense said. → Read More

'I Feel Rage and Disgust': Ukrainian Soldier's Angry Letter From Frontline

"We sleep on crates in unbelievable cramped conditions," wrote Nazar Razlutsky. → Read More

Finland Offers to Train Ukraine Soldiers in Winter Warfare Against Russia

"We know how to use them," Finland President Sauli Niinistö said, regarding the weapons systems Helsinki is giving Kyiv. → Read More

Russian TV Pundit Admits Elites Are Worried About Repercussions After War

"If you are afraid of The Hague stay out of the forest," head of the channel RT Margarita Simonyan said. → Read More

Russian State TV Host Slams His Own Staff After Questions Over His Heroism

Vladimir Solovyov also said Russian servicemen who abandon their military positions should face the death penalty. → Read More

Russia Firing Old and Empty Missiles as Putin Runs out of Weapons: U.K.

The update from Britain's Ministry of Defense is the latest assessment that Russia's missile supplies are depleted. → Read More

Lukashenko Details Reason Belarusian Troops Will Not Join Putin's War

The Belarusian leader called claims that his country's forces would join Putin's as "total nonsense." → Read More

Russian Radio Host Urges Soldiers To Die for the Motherland in Tearful Rant

"This is war. They are killing us," Vladimir Solovyov told his audience on his radio show. → Read More

Iranian Forces Accused of Shooting Female Protester in Eye, Video Shows

"My eyes were very gorgeous; everybody said that," said Ghazal Ranjkesh, who was injured by security forces during Iranian protests. → Read More

Russia Says Raccoon Stolen from Ukraine is Raising Morale—'He Motivates Us'

Russian state TV has reported how the animal from Kherson zoo has become a "symbol of our paratroopers." → Read More

Russian Colonel Arrested After Demanding Washing Machine Bribe

Ivan Mertvishchev demanded the appliance from a military staff member who was recruiting for Russia's autumn draft. → Read More

Russian Conscripts Given Dead Soldiers' Uniforms to Fight: Ukraine Military

The Kremlin has denied reports that Russia will undertake a second wave of mobilization. → Read More

Iran's Revolutionary Guards: Feared Unit Firing on Protesters Revealed

Set up after the 1979 revolution, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is an obstacle to the protests in the country. → Read More

Is Zelensky Trying America's Patience?

The Ukrainian president's explanation for a missile explosion in Poland clashed with the one given by Joe Biden. → Read More

Putin's Covert Conscription Will Flood 'Overburdened' Russian Forces: ISW

The U.S. think tank said the Kremlin is preparing for a second draft of troops to fight in Ukraine. → Read More