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Ukraine/Russia

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters, including wounded men carried out on stretchers, left the vast steel plant in Mariupol where they mounted a dogged last stand and turned themselves over to Russian hands, signaling the beginning of the end of a siege that became a symbol of Ukraine's resistance to Moscow's invasion.

Star Tribune - World - 17 minutes ago

Ukraine ends bitter battle at Azovstal as troops surrender

On Monday night, more than 260 defenders of the Azovstal steel mill, one of Europe’s largest, surrendered and were taken to Russian-occupied territory

The Globe and Mail - Top Stories - 28 minutes ago

Ukrainian soldiers uncover ancient amphorae while digging trenches - May 17 (UPI) -- Ukrainian soldiers digging trenches in the city of Odessa in preparation for a Russian attack uncovered artifacts dating as far back as the 3rd century, the military announced. 4 hours ago

Ukrainian soldiers digging trenches in the city of Odessa in preparation for a Russian attack uncovered artifacts dating as far back as the 3rd century, the military announced.

UPI - Top Stories - 29 minutes ago

World - Here's why McDonald's has now decided to leave Russia — and what might happen next - Some companies left quickly after the invasion of Ukraine, but many chose to wait and see in staying was desirable or even possible. On Monday, the... 1 day ago

Some companies left quickly after the invasion of Ukraine, but many chose to wait and see in staying was desirable or even possible. On Monday, the fast-food giant got off the fence and said it was departing the country, following several Canadian companies.

Toronto Star - World - 35 minutes ago

"Need New Charlie Chaplin To Prove...": Ukraine's Zelensky At Cannes 2022

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky made a surprise video address at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday.

NDTV - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

EXCLUSIVE-Rep. Elise Stefanik Defends Controversial Vote to Send $40 Billion Military Aid to Ukraine

Stefanik is defending her controversial vote to provide $40 billion in military aid to Ukraine as Americans continue to reel from inflation.

Breitbart - Politics - 1 hour ago

Fall of Mariupol looms as Ukrainian fighters surrender

Ukraine’s defence minister says Russia is ‘preparing for a long-term military operation’ as it pushes to control Donbas.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

HELSINKI, Finland — Finland’s Parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed a bid from the...

SF Gate - World - 2 hours ago

Fall of Ukraine's Port of Mariupol to Russians Appears Imminent

Kyiv working to evacuate last troops from Azovstal steel plant in war-ravaged city

Voice of America - Politics - 2 hours ago

Ukraine's Crowdfunding Aims to Keep Donors' Interest in War -- Ukraine is marrying digital marketing tools with crowdfunding to keep global attention trained on its war efforts against the...

Ukraine is marrying digital marketing tools with crowdfunding to keep global attention trained on its war efforts against the Russian invasion.

Military.com - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol's steel plant surrender, but Russia may label them as a terrorist group

Though Ukrainian soldiers had more than 200 fighters bunkered down for weeks beneath a Mariupol steel factory, they have surrendered to Russian troops. The Ukrainian government said they’d be a part of a prisoner swap, but Russia has said they’re considering labeling Ukrainian soldiers members of a “terrorist group” and will investigate each fighter for possible crimes against civilians.

NBC News - World - 3 hours ago

As Ukraine orders surrender of plant, Russia seeks stronger hold in south

The surrender order essentially ended the most protracted battle so far in the war in Ukraine.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Russia continues to bomb schools, bringing war crimes scrutiny

The International Criminal Court, prosecutors across the globe and Ukraine’s prosecutor general are investigating more than 8,000 reports of potential war crimes in Ukraine.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Mariupol defenders surrender to Russia but their fate is uncertain

MARIUPOL, Ukraine: More than 250 Ukrainian fighters surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of desperate resistance, bringing an end to the most devasta

Channel NewsAsia - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; Ukraine fighters leave steel plant

The capture of Mariupol would make it the biggest city to be taken by Moscow’s forces in the war yet and would give the Kremlin a badly needed victory, though the landscape has largely been reduced to rubble.

New York Daily News - World - 5 hours ago

'That's what made Russia angry enough to hunt us down': The risks of reporting in Ukraine

According to the CPJ, at least seven journalists have been killed in Ukraine. They gave their lives to bear witness and report the facts.

Toronto Star - Opinion - 5 hours ago

WHO says Russian attacks on health facilities in Ukraine must be investigated

The World Health Organization has documented 226 Russian attacks on health facilities in Ukraine since Moscow invaded its neighbor in February.

CNBC - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

US State Dept Creates Unit To Document Russian 'War Crimes' In Ukraine

US State Dept creates unit to document Russian 'war crimes' in Ukraine

International Business Times - Business - 5 hours ago

Russia to interrogate Ukrainian fighters evacuated from Azovstal

After months of resistance, the fighters were taken to areas under Russian control, with the Ukrainian government saying an exchange would be worked out for their return home.

Euronews - World - 5 hours ago

Putin warns of 'irreversible consequences' for Europe; Azovstal fighters taken to Russian-controlled region; Zelenskyy addresses Cannes Film Festival | Ukraine live

Ukraine latest as Sweden and Finland inch closer to NATO membership amid an apparent Kremlin climbdown; Ukrainian soldiers surrender after months of resistance at Mariupol steel plant; peace talks stalled as Russia says Ukraine has withdrawn from negotiations.

Sky News - Sports - 5 hours ago

Ukraine war 'worsening mental health problems elsewhere in Europe'

European nations have been urged to ‘prepare to meet the increased demand for care’, Andy Gregory reports

Independent UK - World - 5 hours ago

The Baltic states are also worried about Russia

Leaders in Finland and Sweden pushed ahead this week with plans to join the NATO alliance, yet another sign of continued anxiety that Russia’s war in Ukraine could spread to other European countries. This concern is readily apparent in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - three NATO members often referred to collectively as the Baltic states.

Stars and Stripes - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Russian shelling destroys residential building in Bakhmut, Ukraine says

The Ukrainian military has ended its combat mission in the war-torn key port city of Mariupol and ordered its remaining units stationed at a besieged steel plant to evacuate.

UPI - World - 6 hours ago

Will the fall of Mariupol change the course of Ukraine war?

Russia scores its first major win with the takeover of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. But will it change the course of the war?

Los Angeles Times - Politics - 6 hours ago

FBI agent says Sussmann claims of Trump ties to Russia bank 'didn't make any sense'

An FBI agent told jurors Monday that Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann’s purported evidence tying former President Trump to Russia’s Alfa Bank strained credibility because there was no effort

Washington Times - Opinion - 6 hours ago

Hundreds Of Ukrainian Troops Surrender In Mariupol Steel Plant: Russia

Russia said Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian soldiers had surrendered after staging a last stand at the besieged Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, prompting Kyiv to call for a prisoner exchange.

NDTV - World - 7 hours ago

Ukraine needs new Marshall Plan, US Treasury chief says in Brussels

Yellen spoke at the Brussels Economic Forum hosted in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, bringing together key policy-makers.

Euronews - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Russian Oil Production Falls Almost 9% In April Amid Ukraine War

Russia’s crude oil production plunged by almost 9 percent in April to average just 9.16 million barrels per day (bpd), more than 1 million below the country’s quota in the OPEC+ deal

OilPrice.com - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Putin's irrationality meant no one could have prevented war: Canada's envoy to Ukraine -- Christian Paas-Lang -- Politics -- |

Canada's ambassador to Ukraine says Putin's irrationality meant no one could have stopped him from war, as NATO seems set to expand with Finland's application to join the alliance.

CBC News - World - 7 hours ago

'From America With Love': Ukraine Troops Hit Russian Military With U.S. Howitzers

Ukrainian troops shelled Russian targets with brand new M777 howitzers donated by the U.S. with the message "From America with Love."

Newsweek - World - 7 hours ago

G7 to tackle Ukraine grain crisis, continue economic pressure on Russia -- World

Group of Seven foreign ministers vowed on Saturday to reinforce Russia's economic and political isolation, continue supplying weapons to Ukraine and tackle what Germany's foreign minister described as a "wheat war" being waged by Moscow.

CBC News - World - 3 days ago

Residents of Ukrainian city of Kharkiv pause for breath as Russian forces recede -- Murray Brewster -- |

Ukrainian forces have pushed the Russian army back from Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, giving residents a moment to figure out their new normal.

CBC News - Politics - 7 hours ago

Russia Says 265 Azov Fighters Surrender at Azovstal Plant

Russia said Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian fighters of the Azov Battalion surrendered at the besieged Azovstal plant, and more than 50 were in need of urgent medical attention.

Newsweek - World - 7 hours ago

Fall of Mariupol imminent, fighters leave steel plant

Russia is on the verge of claiming victory over a city reduced to rubble.

NZ Herald - World - 8 hours ago

Former IDF soldier receives medal from Zelensky

Gregory Fibobrov, a veteran of the Golani Brigade serves on Ukraine's frontline fighting the Russian invasion; awarded a medal for 'personal courage, dedication and loyalty', says his fellow soldiers are heroes

YNET News - Top Stories - 8 hours ago

Ukraine declares end to battle for Mariupol, ceding control of key port city to Russia

The evacuation of Ukrainian troops from the Azovstal steel plant represents an important but costly victory for Moscow.

NBC News - Top Stories - 8 hours ago

Russia Accuses U.S. of Blocking Peace Deal So War Kills More Russians

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the U.S. and U.K. are prolonging the war in Ukraine in order to inflict damage on Russia's military.

Newsweek - US News - 8 hours ago

U.S. launches new program to capture, analyze evidence of alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine -- Subscriber content

The U.S. State Department announced the launch of the new program as Washington seeks to ensure Russia is held accountable for its actions in Ukraine

The Globe and Mail - World - 8 hours ago

US State of Maryland Sends Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

As Ukraine defends itself against Russian aggression, the state’s governor, Larry Hogan, as well as its health and police departments donated critical supplies to Ukraine’s hospitals and first responders

Voice of America - Politics - 8 hours ago

Russia May Abandon Captured Troops in Ukraine

Russia might want to avoid having to exchange captured members of Ukraine's Azov regiment, who have been called "Nazi criminals."

Newsweek - World - 9 hours ago

Russia on verge of seizing Mariupol as besieged fighters evacuated

More than fifth of those evacuated – many of whom are severely wounded – taken to hospital

Independent UK - World - 9 hours ago

Greek prime minister tells Congress democracy is tested by Russia

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis drew applause when he said the U.S. and Greece shared a belief in “freedom over tyranny, in democracy over authoritarianism.”

Stars and Stripes - US News - 9 hours ago

Hungary Says Complying With Russia Oil Ban Would Cost It $811 Million

The biggest holdout to an EU embargo on Russian oil imports, Hungary, continues to dig its heels in, and has told the other European Union members it would need at least $811 million (770 million euro) to prepare its refineries and pipelines for ditching Russian oil,

OilPrice.com - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

McDonald's selling its Russian business -- Fast-food giant says the humanitarian crisis caused by the Ukraine war is forcing its hand. -- May 16

The fast food giant says the humanitarian crisis caused by the war is forcing its hand. It says it's trying to have the buyer keep its 62,000 workers.

CBS News - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

Ukraine: Siege of Mariupol ends as some injured troops taken into Russia

Putin personally guarantees prisoners to be treated according to international standards

Irish Times - World - 9 hours ago

ICC sends 42-member team to probe alleged war crimes in Ukraine

The court sent its ‘largest-ever’ team of experts to probe alleged war crimes since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

Russia and Ukraine trade blame as negotiations stall

Swedish PM says Nordic nations will on Wednesday move ‘hand in hand’ to apply for membership of the military alliance.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

Russia expels 2 Finnish diplomats in retaliatory move

Russia on Tuesday announced it was expelling two Finnish diplomats in a retaliatory move after the Nordic country expelled two of its diplomats last month...

Daily Sabah - World - 10 hours ago

Russia-Ukraine war: International Criminal Court launches 'largest ever' probe into war crimes

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday announced it has launched the largest “single field” investigation since its inception 20-years ago into war crimes committed during Russia’s deadly war in Ukraine.

Fox News - Top Stories - 10 hours ago

Russia Blitzes Ukrainian Targets on Video With Deadly Orlan-10 Drones

A Russian Orlan-10 drone dropped bombs on a target in the Donbas region of Ukraine, Russian military officials said Tuesday.

Newsweek - World - 10 hours ago

Clinton Campaign Lawyer Wanted to Create 'October Surprise' With Trump-Russia Claims: Prosecutors

WASHINGTON—A Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer aimed to influence the 2016 presidential election when he conveyed allegations about then-presidential ...

Epoch Times - Top Stories - 10 hours ago

New Trading Firms Replace Oil Majors In Business With Russia

New, small oil trading companies are replacing the commodity majors that are suspending their business relations with Russia amid Western sanctions against Moscow

OilPrice.com - Top Stories - 10 hours ago

Fall of Mariupol to Russians appears at hand, as Ukraine moves to abandon steel plant

Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where hundreds of its fighters had held out for months.

Chicago Tribune - Politics - 10 hours ago

World News -- France says it will defend Sweden, Finland against attacks as they seek NATO membership -- France will defend Sweden and Finland, Elysee said Monday, as the two Nordic countries have received threats from Russia over their decisions to join the NATO defensive military alliance.

France will defend Sweden and Finland, Elysee said Monday, as the two Nordic countries have received threats from Russia over their decisions to join the NATO defensive military alliance.

UPI - World - 10 hours ago

Hundreds of Mariupol fighters in Russian hands, signaling end of siege

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters, including wounded men carried out...

SF Gate - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

Poland given pass on rights violations because of Ukraine war role

U.S. and allies tolerate Poland’s rights violations in order to secure its key role in supporting Ukraine’s resistance to Russian invasion.

Christian Science Monitor - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

In photos: Despite the continuing Russian attacks on Ukrainian territories Kyiv is coming back to life -- Gallery

Following Russia's retreat from areas around the Ukrainian capital, signs of normal life have returned to Kyiv, with residents taking advantage of shortened curfew hours, businesses reopening, and foreign countries returning their diplomats.

The Globe and Mail - World - 11 hours ago

Russia Becomes One Of India's Top 5 Oil Suppliers

Cheap Russian crude oil is attracting India’s price-sensitive buyers to the point that Russia became the fourth largest oil supplier to India in April, moving up from the 10th place in March

OilPrice.com - Business - 11 hours ago

Thanks to sanctions, some new Russian cars may lack airbags -- Shortages due to sanctions over the Ukraine war see safety requirements dropped and environmental standards reverted to what they were in 1988.

Shortages due to sanctions over the Ukraine war see safety requirements dropped and environmental standards reverted to what they were in 1988.

CBS News - World - 11 hours ago

Wheat prices soar as India heat wave and Ukraine war squeeze supplies -- Experts fear climate change-driven food shortages and inflation could lead to famine, insecurity and economic recession across the globe.

Experts fear climate change-driven food shortages and inflation could lead to famine, insecurity and economic recession across the globe.

CBS News - Business - 12 hours ago

Ukraine war is 'a wake-up call' for faster transition to green energy

Janet Yellen, US Secretary of the Treasury, will deliver the opening speech of the high-level event.

Euronews - Top Stories - 12 hours ago

Russian state TV analyst on Ukraine war: 'Situation will get worse for us'

The retired Russian colonel who said last week that Russia needs to “replenish” its losses in Ukraine has returned to state television with a new warning for the Kremlin – that the situation “will get worse” the longer the war drags on.

Fox News - World - 12 hours ago

Mariupol Fighters In Russian Hands; Both Sides Claim Wins

Ukrainian officials said the fighters had “completed their mission” and there was no way to free the plant by military means.

Huffington Post - Top Stories - 12 hours ago

Explained: What are environmental crimes and can Ukraine punish Russia for them?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has given rise to air pollution, caused oil spills and damaged the country’s natural resources. Kyiv is now building a case to prosecute the Kremlin for environmental crimes

First Post - World - 13 hours ago

Senate advances $40B Ukraine aid package

The House of Representatives moved forward a $40 billion Ukraine military aid package. The lower chamber passed the legislation in a 368-to-57 vote on Tuesday, just hours after the bill's official text was released. All 57 opponents of the spending spree were Republicans.

One America News Network - Top Stories - 13 hours ago

AerCap records €2.3bn quarterly loss due to hit on aircraft based in Russia

Dublin-based lessor has filed insurance claims for aircraft and engines subject to sanctions against Russia

Irish Times - Business - 13 hours ago

Historic shift: Finnish MPs vote yes to NATO amid Ukraine war

Finland's parliament overwhelmingly approved Tuesday a proposal to apply for membership in the NATO military alliance in a historic policy shift...

Daily Sabah - World - 13 hours ago

Ukraine evacuates hundreds of fighters from Mariupol steel mill, says mission is complete

Sweden is joining neighboring Finland in formally seeking to join NATO, a move that will deal a serious diplomatic blow to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NBC News - World - 13 hours ago

Ukraine relinquishes Mariupol as Russia attacks both east and west

After months of a devastating siege, the city of Mariupol is now in Russian hands as Moscow's forces concentrate their attacks elsewhere.

Los Angeles Times - US News - 14 hours ago

Food Price Rises Caused by Ukraine War 'Major Worry' for World: Bank of England Governor

The potential for further food price rises is a “major worry” for the UK and the developing world, the governor of the Bank of England has warned.

Epoch Times - Business - 14 hours ago

UN agency warns child malnutrition could rise to 'catastrophic' levels due to price hikes, war in Ukraine

‘The world is rapidly becoming a virtual tinderbox of preventable child deaths and child suffering from wasting,’ UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell said

The Globe and Mail - World - 14 hours ago

Mariupol defiance changed course of war, says Ukraine's presidential adviser

KYIV: The defenders of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol changed the course of the war with Russia by holding out for 82 days, Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said on Tuesday (May 17).

Channel NewsAsia - World - 14 hours ago

Russia claims 265 Ukrainian soldiers 'surrender' at Mariupol steelworks

The soldiers had been the last remaining pocket of resistance in the southern city as the Russians closed in. Over 82 days, they battled severe shortages of food, water, ammunition, medicine and electricity.

Sky News - World - 14 hours ago

Russian People Surprised to Find Out Ukraine War Not Going Well on State TV

Former Russian air defense commander Mikhail Kodaryonok sparked a strong response to his comments that "the entire world is against us."

Newsweek - Entertainment - 15 hours ago

Russia expels two Finnish embassy staff

MOSCOW: Moscow said on Tuesday (May 17) that two employees of Finland's embassy in Russia will have to leave the country in response to a similar move by Helsinki. The foreign ministry said in a statement that it summoned Finland's ambassador to Moscow and expressed its "strong protest" against t

Channel NewsAsia - Top Stories - 15 hours ago

'I look at my government differently': Losses in Ukraine test Russians' faith

Moscow’s attempts to hide scale of casualties anger families of those fighting on ground

Irish Times - World - 16 hours ago

Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow's defence ministry says 265 Ukrainian soldiers 'surrendered' at besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

Of the total 265 Ukrainian soldiers, who surrendered at Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, 51 were 'heavily wounded' and had been transferred to a hospital in the town of Novoazovsk, Russia's defence ministry said

First Post - World - 16 hours ago

Russia says 265 Ukrainian soldiers surrendered at Azovstal

MOSCOW: Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian soldiers, including several dozen wounded, surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol.Over...

International The News - World - 16 hours ago

Ukraine Mounts Effort to Rescue Last Fighters at Steel Mill

The Ukrainian military avoided using the term “surrender” to describe the effort to pull out of the steel plant to save as many lives as possible.

Military.com - US News - 16 hours ago

Echoing Trump's isolationism, some Republicans oppose more aid for Ukraine

Signs of Republican resistance are mounting over a new $40-billion aid package to Ukraine, fueled by the isolationism former President Trump espoused.

Los Angeles Times - World - 16 hours ago

EU downgrades growth forecast as war in Ukraine stokes inflation

The European Union slashed its growth forecast Monday as Ukraine war continues to fuel inflation. The European Commission downgraded its 2022 economic forecast by 1.3 points to 2.7%.

UPI - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Mariupol's fate in limbo after steelworks evacuation; Russia plays down NATO expansion

More than 260 Ukrainian fighters, including some who are badly wounded, have been evacuated from a steel plant in the ruined city of Mariupol.

CNBC - Politics - 17 hours ago

Russian seizure of Mariupol complete as Ukrainian troops leave steelworks -- Ukraine's president says the evacuation to separatist-controlled territory was needed to save "Ukrainian heroes" after weeks of bombardment. Russia calls it a surrender.

Ukraine's president says the evacuation to separatist-controlled territory was needed to save "Ukrainian heroes" after weeks of bombardment. Russia calls it a surrender.

CBS News - World - 17 hours ago

Turkish shoe retailer FLO in talks to buy Reebok's stores in Russia

A major Turkish shoe retailer is in talks to buy dozens of stores owned by fitness brand Reebok in Russia, FLO Mağazacılık's chairperson said...

Daily Sabah - Business - 17 hours ago

EU and US agree to strengthen global supply chains amid Ukraine war

The two sides were meeting in Paris for the second Trade and Technology Council.

Euronews - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

Ukraine war: Israel treads careful line as public blames Russia

While PM Bennett tries to mediate peace, Israelis with backgrounds in ex-Soviet nations are against Moscow’s invasion.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 18 hours ago

Putin warns Finland, Sweden over NATO membership as Ukraine braces f...

Putin warns Finland, Sweden over NATO membership as Ukraine braces for eastern assault

Korea Times - Top Stories - 18 hours ago

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Fighters evacuate Mariupol's Azovstal steel plant

Ukraine said the last defenders of Mariupol have completed their mission and are being evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant, apparently ceding control to Russia.

NBC News - Politics - 19 hours ago

UN warns of 'catastrophic' child malnutrition due to Ukraine war

The cost of life-saving treatment for the most severely malnourished children is set to jump by up to 16% due to the ongoing war in Ukraine and pandemic...

Daily Sabah - World - 19 hours ago

Longest battle ends as Ukrainian troops evacuated from Mariupol steel mill

Since Russia launched its invasion in February, Mariupol’s devastation has become a symbol both of Ukraine’s ability to withstand Russia’s invasion and of Russia’s willingness to devastate Ukrainian cities that hold out.

Sydney Morning Herald - World - 19 hours ago

McDonald's to quit Russia because of 'humanitarian crisis in Ukraine'

Fast-food giant took decision in response to Russian invasion of Ukraine

Independent UK - World - 19 hours ago

Russian troops indiscriminately targeted homes on failed Kyiv advance

The findings in the study of 3,500 buildings shred the Kremlin’s claim that civilian areas are not being targeted

Evening Standard - World - 21 hours ago

Ukrainian fighters evacuated from besieged Mariupol steel plant

Ukraine’s defence ministry says 264 fighters have left the Azovstal steel plant and been taken to areas held by Russian-backed rebels

Evening Standard - World - 21 hours ago

Thai Q1 GDP growth tops forecast but Ukraine war hits 2022 outlook

BANGKOK: Thailand's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter supported by a pickup in agriculture and an easing of COVID-19 curbs, but higher inflation remained a drag on a fragile recovery. The government cut its 2022 economic growth forecast to 2.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent from 3.5 per cent

Channel NewsAsia - Business - 22 hours ago

Ukraine war: Is it make or break for Russia?

When Russian troops invaded Ukraine in February, it felt like Vladimir Putin wanted quick results. But the Russian army has failed on many big fronts. With fighting now concentrating in the eastern Donbas region, what’s next for the president’s strategy?

Sky News - Top Stories - 22 hours ago

$2.2 billion de-Arching: McDonald's to quit Russia for good

McDonald's is closing its doors in Russia, ending an era of optimism.

NZ Herald - World - 1 day ago

The ingenious strategy that could win the war for Ukraine

The consistent Ukrainian military campaign is successfully corroding the Russian offensive and may deliver an unlikely, but historic, victory.

Sydney Morning Herald - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine: More than 260 fighters evacuated from Mariupol mill

The steel mill’s defenders got out as Moscow suffered another diplomatic setback in its war with Ukraine, with Sweden joining Finland in deciding to seek NATO membership. And Zelenskyy congratulated soldiers who reportedly pushed Russian forces back near the border.

New York Daily News - Politics - 1 day ago

Has EU unity on the NI Protocol weakened because of Ukraine war?

Key British figures convinced Russia’s invasion will push EU members to keep London happy

Irish Times - Politics - 1 day ago

Fighters from Mariupol arrive in Russian-held town

Ukraine's defence ministry says 53 heavily injured fighters were taken to the town of Novoazovsk.

BBC News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

World News -- Zelensky addresses U.S. universities on rebuilding higher ed, bringing back students -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told students, professors and university officials Monday that they have a choice to take an active role in current conflict in his country against Russia or they can be bystanders.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told students, professors and university officials Monday that they have a choice to take an active role in current conflict in his country against Russia or they can be bystanders.

UPI - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine war: Kyiv troops reach Russian border near Kharkiv

The local governor and the Ukrainian military say troops restored a border marker and sent a message to President Zelenskyy: "Mr. President, we have reached it. We are at the border."

Euronews - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Sweden, Finland NATO bid no threat to Russia but may 'trigger response': Putin

Finland announced its intention to join NATO on Sunday as Sweden's ruling party said it backed membership

Deccan Chronicle - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Ukraine 'winning' war against Russia, says top UK military officer

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin spoke as Putin’s forces have been pushed back but shelling has brought more civilian casualties

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

New age of war: Russia-Ukraine conflict reshapes battlefield

The century-old concept of moving huge armored convoys along open roads may be too dangerous on today’s high-tech battlefields. Military supply lines are more vulnerable than ever before given the mas

Washington Times - World - 1 day ago

Zelenskiy congratulates Kyiv's soldiers on 'reaching Russian border' in Kharkiv region

Stubborn defence of Azovstal has helped Ukraine tie up Russian troops in Mariupol

Irish Times - World - 1 day ago

McDonald's looking to sell business in Russia

The company had earlier closed all its restaurants in the country in response to the invasion.

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Bank chief's 'apocalyptic' food shortages warning due to Ukraine war

THE Bank of England governor sounded an “apocalyptic” warning on Monday over looming food shortages caused by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

India Stabs Democracy in the Back by Supporting Russia Over the US

Commentary India is profiting from the blood of Ukrainians again. It’s buying Russian gas and oil at discounts ...

Epoch Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Video 1 minute 23 seconds -- The moment Ukraine won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra have won Eurovision, with the UK's Sam Ryder coming in second place.

BBC News - Entertainment - 1 day ago

The Leader podcast: Can Ukraine win this war?

The Evening Standard reports Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s troops have captured so much territory they’ve now reached the border with Russia.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 1 day ago

Russia's war in Ukraine dominates EU-US trade and tech talks

Russia's war in Ukraine has been at the centre of the ongoing Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in Paris, on which the EU and the US gave a second update on Monday (16 May). EURACTIV France reports.

Euractiv - Technology - 1 day ago

Keane: Putin wants to drag out the war, create fatigue in Ukraine

Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane provides analysis of a British intel report that Russia has likely lost one-third of its troops since invading Ukraine. He also discusses the possibility of Sweden and Finland joining NATO.

Fox News - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine warns of draconian measures to support crashing economy

Ukraine’s finance ministry says Kiev will have to take “painful” economic steps like tax hikes and nationalization if the conflict continues

Russia Today - US News - 1 day ago

McDonald's to exit Russia and sell all of its restaurants due to Ukraine war

The company's chief executive said holding on to its Russian business is "no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald's values".

Sky News - Business - 1 day ago

Putin warns Russia will respond if NATO boosts Finland and Sweden's military strength

Speaking in Moscow at a summit of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), Vladimir Putin says NATO's expansion is a problem for Russia and that it must look closely at what he describes as the US-led military alliance's plans to increase its global influence.

Sky News - World - 1 day ago

After temporary halt at first, McDonald's is selling off in Russia over Ukraine war

McDonald’s says it's started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants, as a result of the war in Ukraine.

Los Angeles Times - Business - 1 day ago

LETTERS -- May 16: 'I know one person who predicted that Vladimir Putin would go rogue: Mitt Romney.' NATO-Russia tensions rise, plus other letters to the editor

In today’s letters to the editor: Russia and NATO; Roe v. Wade; Canadian oil and gas; MAID and palliative care; men on the moon

The Globe and Mail - Opinion - 1 day ago

Can Ukraine hold Rus­sia ac­count­able for en­vi­ron­men­tal crimes?

Crimes related to the environment have rarely been prosecuted, but the war in Ukraine could set a precedent.

Aljazeera - Environment - 1 day ago

Bloated House $40 billion Ukraine aid package puts Americans last

When it comes to foreign policy, our elected officials should be focused on one thing above all else—keeping America free, safe, and prosperous.

Fox News - Opinion - 1 day ago

McDonald's to leave Russia for good after 30 years

The Ukraine war means operating in Russia is no longer "consistent with McDonald's values", the firm says.

BBC News - Business - 1 day ago

McDonald's facing $1.4bn hit as it quits Russia after 30 years

McDonald’s said it will pull out of Russia after more than 30 years of operation in the country and take a write-off of $1.2 billion to $1.4 billion for the move.

Evening Standard - Business - 1 day ago

Neutral Switzerland leans closer to NATO in response to Russia

Switzerland's fabled neutral status is about to face its biggest test in decades, with the defence ministry tilting closer to Western military powers in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Euractiv - World - 1 day ago

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Ukraine can win this war. Ukrainians are bravely defending their homeland, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said

Deccan Chronicle - Top Stories - 1 day ago

China's foreseen dilemma in Ukraine war

The ongoing war in Ukraine triggered by Russia has started a fascinating debate among the experts; viewing the Russian military operations in Ukraine will alter the complexion of international politics, and posing a grave challenge to the Western democratic values.

Tehran Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

West says Russia is losing momentum in Ukraine

Top diplomats from Nato have declared that the war "is not going as Moscow had planned".

NZ Herald - World - 2 days ago

The successful defence of Kharkiv means Ukrainians can threaten Russia's ambitions in Donbas

For almost 80 days Ukrainians have repelled Russian attempts to take Kharkiv while the city's residents shelter underground.

Sky News - World - 2 days ago

Russia's war effort in Ukraine not going well, Western leaders say, as Finland and Sweden move to join NATO

Ukraine said it held off Russian forces in the eastern industrial region of Donbas, and Western military officials said Moscow’s campaign had failed to make the territorial gains it had envisioned.

New York Daily News - World - 2 days ago

First Look -- Top NATO official: 'Ukraine can win this war.' -- Top diplomats from NATO met in Berlin Sunday with the alliance's chief and he declared the Russia-Ukraine war "is not going as Moscow had planned."

Top diplomats from NATO met in Berlin Sunday with the alliance's chief and he declared the Russia-Ukraine war "is not going as Moscow had planned.”

Christian Science Monitor - World - 2 days ago

McConnell sees Wednesday U.S. Senate vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid bill

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he expected the Senate to vote on Wednesday to approve about $40 billion in proposed aid...

Peninsula Qatar - US News - 2 days ago

Will Ukraine Win Eurovision This Year? podcast

Its entry, written before the Russian invasion, has become a beacon of national pride and is the odds-on favorite to take home the glass microphone.

New York Magazine - Entertainment - 2 days ago

'Our Music Conquers Europe' – Zelensky Hails Eurovision Win, Wants to Host Contest in Mariupol

Zelensky vowed early Sunday to one day host Eurovision in the embattled city of Mariupol, now almost entirely in Russian hands.

Breitbart - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Eurovision win in hand, Ukraine band releases new war video

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, fresh off its Eurovision victory, released a new music video Sunday of its winning hit “Stefania” that features scenes of war-ravaged Ukraine and women in combat gear,

Washington Times - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Ukraine hopes to host 2023 Eurovision in 'free' Mariupol, amid technical challenges

After winning the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) on Saturday (14 May), Ukraine is expected to host the gala event next year, highlighting another symbol of its renewed European integration. However, with the war still raging in its territory, the prospect of holding the 2023 edition in Ukraine remains daunting.

Euractiv - World - 2 days ago

Finnish president says his country will apply to join NATO; more U.S. weapons 'on the way' to Ukraine

Finland will apply to join the NATO military alliance, the country's president said Sunday.

CNBC - Politics - 2 days ago

Eurovision: Ukraine sweeps to victory on wave of public support

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra entry, "Stefania", won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy after claiming a record tally in viewer voting from over 40 nations. Video: Reuters

Irish Times - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Ukraine Eurovision winners Kalush Orchestra to 'return to frontline' after gaining record public vote in competition

Ukraine have been crowned the winners of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, after a massive public vote.

Independent.ie - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Crisis in Ukraine and Iran national interests

TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – Iran's power will increase through regional cooperation and comprehensive relations with countries that are linguistically, racially, religiously, culturally, geographically and civilly linked to Iran.

Mehr News Agency - Opinion - 2 days ago

Russia has lost about third of ground force, says UK intelligence

Frontlines moving in the Donbas as Ukraine mounts counter-offensive

Irish Times - World - 2 days ago

Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 in an emotional, compassionate final

Hip-hop collective Kalush Orchestra took the crown after a tense and emotional final that saw the UK’s Sam Ryder finish a very respectable second place. Roisin O’Connor reports from Turin, Italy

Independent UK - Entertainment - 2 days ago

Ukraine wages counteroffensive against Russian forces in east

Ukrainian forces have launched a counteroffensive near the Russian-held town of Izium in eastern Ukraine, a regional governor said on Saturday (14 May), in what could prove a serious setback for Moscow's plans to capture the entire Donbas region.

Euractiv - World - 2 days ago

Russia pulls back from Ukraine's second-biggest city; McConnell meets Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Russian forces that previously were bombarding Kharkiv are shifting their focus to protecting supply lines.

CNBC - Politics - 2 days ago

Folk rappers from Ukraine win Eurovision in musical morale boost

Ukraine won the Eurovision Song Contest Sunday (15 May) with an infectious hip-hop folk melody, as the embattled nation rides a wave of public support across Europe.

Euractiv - Politics - 2 days ago

Eurovision 2022: Ukraine ignore political rules to make 'help Mariupol' plea

‘Please help Ukraine ... please help Mariupol ... right now,’ say Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra

Irish Times - Entertainment - 3 days ago

Ukraine is crowned 2022 Eurovision winner

Ukraine has taken home the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest after audience votes changed rankings at the eleventh hour.

Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment - 3 days ago

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest 2022

The 66th edition of the massively popular song contest took place in Turin, Italy. In February organizers announced that Russia would not be allowed to participate "in light of the unprecedented crisis in Ukraine."

New York Daily News - US News - 3 days ago

Ukraine wins Eurovision after 'irregular voting patterns' delay count

A dramatic end to Europe’s iconic singing competition saw Australia in 15th place, the UK as a potential 2023 host and organisers dealing with an attempt to disrupt the voting.

Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment - 3 days ago

Eurovision 2022: Ukraine sweeps to victory on wave of public support

UK entry led field after jury votes by was overtaken by folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra

Irish Times - Entertainment - 3 days ago

Ukraine says Russians are withdrawing from Kharkiv

Ukraine appears to be driving Russian forces out of Kharkiv, a city of more than 1.4 million people.

New York Daily News - World - 3 days ago

Technology aids probe into alleged Russian war crimes -- The war in Ukraine is the most documented war in history thanks to camera phones and social media. For "60 Minutes," Scott Pelley reports on Bellingcat, a group of online investigators using artificial intelligence to expose alleged Russian war crimes. -- May 13

The war in Ukraine is the most documented war in history thanks to camera phones and social media. For "60 Minutes," Scott Pelley reports on Bellingcat, a group of online investigators using artificial intelligence to expose alleged Russian war crimes.

CBS News - Technology - 3 days ago

McConnell and GOP senators meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Fox News senior foreign affairs correspondent Greg Palkot details the very latest on Ukraine's battle against Putin on 'Fox News Live.'

Fox News - World - 3 days ago

Iran, Russia open joint technology center in SPbPU

TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) – Iran-Russia joint technology center was opened in the Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University with the aim of developing cooperation between the two countries in the field of technology.

Mehr News Agency - Technology - 3 days ago

Russia shouldn't be surprised Finland's looking to join NATO: Finnish diplomat

Finnish Ambassador to the U.S. Mikko Hautala speaks to Fox News' Jennifer Griffin about the country's relations with Russia and its President Vladimir Putin.

Fox News - World - 3 days ago

Ireland set to play Uefa Nations League tie against Ukraine in Poland

IRELAND'S NATIONS LEAGUE game away to Ukraine will be played in Poland in June. The game will be...

Irish Post - Sports - 3 days ago

'We are going home': Separatist Georgia region sets vote to join Russia

A separatist region in another nation once under Soviet control is set to vote on joining Russia amid the conflict in Ukraine.

Washington Examiner - World - 3 days ago

Russia halts electricity supply to Finland

Russia has suspended exports of electricity to Finland after receiving no payment for supplies since May 6

Russia Today - Business - 3 days ago

Western Weapons in Ukraine Being Sold On via Encrypted Messaging App: Report

Miliary-grade weaponry including U.S. hardware in Ukraine is allegedly being sold on to international buyers via the messaging app Telegram.

Breitbart - Technology - 3 days ago

Years of work ahead to hold Russia to account for atrocities it calls 'fake'

Villager tells how her husband and adult son were gunned down as they drove to hospital

Irish Times - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Ukraine opens first war crimes trial of captured Russian

In the first war crimes case brought to trial, Shyshimarin could get life in prison if convicted of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man

Deccan Chronicle - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Russia to cut electricity supply to Finland

Russia to halt electricity supplies to Finland

Russia Today - Business - 3 days ago

Zelensky Proposes Talks with Putin, Russia 'Not Against' Meeting

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is prepared to meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin to discuss ending the Russian invasion.

Breitbart - World - 4 days ago

Thousands join Ukraine's foreign legion to fight against Russia — including one Utah woman

Glenna decided join the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine, along with 20,000 other volunteer fighters from around the world. She does not have formal medical training but received some

PRI - World - 4 days ago

Russia takes losses in failed river crossing, officials say

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said heavy weapons from the West now making their way to the front lines — including American 155 mm howitzers — will take some time to turn the tide in Ukraine’s favor. He admitted there is no quick end to the war in sight.

New York Daily News - Politics - 4 days ago

Ukraine Alleges Russia Committed War Crimes by Attacking Schools

The accusation comes as the first Russian soldier standing trial for war crimes has his case heard.

Inside Edition - Weird - 4 days ago

Russia To Halt Electricity Exports To Finland On Saturday

Following Thursday’s report that Russia threatened to cut the flow of gas to Finland, Russia—through its entity RAO, will suspend imports of electricity to Finland as of 1:00 a.m. on Saturday

OilPrice.com - Business - 4 days ago

What's drawing the US back into Libya? Ukraine, Russia, and oil. -- What many Libyans want is democracy and stability. What they have is oil. Can the U.S. play the role of mediator, or has war in Ukraine made its motives suspect?

What many Libyans want is democracy and stability. What they have is oil. Can the U.S. play the role of mediator, or has war in Ukraine made its motives suspect?

Christian Science Monitor - World - 4 days ago

Russia extends Brittney Griner's detention another 30 days

The Houston native was also denied a request for house arrest, reports say.

Houston Chronicle - US News - 4 days ago

Ukraine says 500 members of National Guard have died so far; Russian forces 'pushed back' from second-largest city Kharkiv

Ukraine's allies in the West appear to be preparing for a long war with no resolution to the conflict between Moscow and Kyiv on the horizon.

CNBC - Politics - 4 days ago

WNBA star Brittney Griner's detention in Russia extended 1 month

The lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner said Friday her pre-trial detention in Russia has been extended by one month.

Chicago Tribune - Sports - 4 days ago

Social media companies asked to archive evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

Meta, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube have received notice from American politicians asking them to preserve content that could be used to prosecute war criminals.

Sky News - Technology - 4 days ago

Sweden 'cannot rule out' attack by Russia if it joins Nato

Cross-party paper finds few realistic alternatives to joining alliance ahead of Sunday’s decision

Irish Times - World - 4 days ago

Two female journalists in Ukraine show us the value of a free press

Last week I spent an hour on Zoom in conversation with two remarkable, brave women. The editor of the Kyiv Independent, Olga Rudenko, is on the front of Time magazine this week as one of their “next generation leaders”. Her passionate chief executive Daryna Shevchenko, whose phone was constantly blasting air raid warnings as we spoke, laughed darkly that she should be locking herself in the bathroom for safety.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 4 days ago

Putin's folly helps strengthen NATO -- The Ukraine invasion has prompted Finland and Sweden to eye membership after decades of neutrality.

The Ukraine invasion has prompted Finland and Sweden to eye membership after decades of neutrality.

Boston Globe - Opinion - 4 days ago

Ukraine warns countries about buying its stolen grain; U.S. $40 billion aid to Ukraine faces delay

Ukraine warns that the Russians are stealing Ukrainian grain, and any country who buys the stolen grain from Russia is considered to be "complicit in the crime."

CNBC - Politics - 4 days ago

Putin needs a face-saving scenario to quit Ukraine

In global affairs, no less than in life, good judgment tends to come from experience: unfortunately, experience seems to stem from bad judgment. Either way, by now Vladimir Putin must have learned many things from the litany of mistakes he has made in Ukraine. The one thing he clearly hasn’t learned is to stop making them.

Independent.ie - Opinion - 5 days ago

Rand Paul blocks bipartisan effort to swiftly pass Ukraine aid

In a rare showing of public unity, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to press for quick passage of a $40 billion aid bill for Ukraine but were blocked by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky who is demanding changes to the legislation.

CNN - Politics - 5 days ago

Russia Could Cut Gas Supplies To Finland Tomorrow

Hours after Moscow warned there would be retaliation for Helsinki’s announcement that it is applying for NATO membership, Finnish media reports that the Kremlin threatened to cut the country off from Russian gas by Friday.

OilPrice.com - Business - 5 days ago

Senior Senate Democrat faults Biden for not using US energy to counter Russia

President Joe Biden’s climate change policies are hampering the United States's efforts to counter Russian aggression against Ukraine, according to one of his top congressional allies.

Washington Examiner - Environment - 5 days ago

House committee chairs ask tech companies to archive evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

The requests say that while the networks may have “rightfully implemented graphic content policies to protect their users,” an archive is necessary for potential war crimes trials.

NBC News - Technology - 5 days ago

Commentary: Putin's Ukraine gamble is fuelled by pent-up anger

Russian President Vladimir Putin's resentment of the West and fixation on Ukraine has made him more aggressive and unpredictable than ever, says the Financial Times' Max Seddon.

Channel NewsAsia - Opinion - 5 days ago

Pride or shame? Russian influencers on the war in Ukraine

Explore the narratives of Russian celebrities and thinkers on the war in Ukraine.

Global Voices - Top Stories - 5 days ago

Russia strike kills 3, injures 12 in Ukraine

KYIV: Three people were killed and 12 others wounded on Wednesday in a Russian strike on a town in Ukraine's northern Chernigiv region, the emergency services told AFP.We have three people killed...

International The News - World - 5 days ago

Russia threatens 'retaliatory steps' if Finland joins NATO

If Finland joins the military alliance, the land border that Russia shares with NATO territories would roughly double.

CNBC - World - 5 days ago

UN Chief Says Ukraine Conflict 'Will Not Last Forever,' But No Sign of Cease-fire Soon -- Ukrainian officials said the country's forces have made gains in pushing Russian forces out of Kharkiv, a city in northeastern Ukraine that has been under attack since Russia launched its invasion in late February.

Ukrainian officials said the country’s forces have made gains in pushing Russian forces out of Kharkiv, a city in northeastern Ukraine that has been under attack since Russia launched its invasion in late February.

Voice of America - Politics - 5 days ago

NATO to welcome Nordic members as Ukraine pushes back Russian forces

Finland and Sweden ecpect to be granted membership quickly, paving the way for increased troop presence in the Nordic region during the one-year ratification period

YNET News - World - 5 days ago

Kherson's puppet governors call on Russia to annex the city

Kremlin collaborators scrap doomed referendum to secede the southern city from Ukraine into a Kherson People's Republic

Telegraph UK - World - 6 days ago

Elina Svitolina calls on Russian, Belarusian players to speak out about war on Ukraine

Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina is continuing to demand that athletes from Russia and Belarus come forward regarding their stance on the war in her home country or face further isolation from the sports world.

Fox News - Sports - 6 days ago

How Eurovision helps define Europe's boundaries (and why Ukraine will likely win)

Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.

PRI - World - 6 days ago

LEAK: Russia main focus of upcoming transatlantic TTC summit

The confrontation with Russia will be at the centre of the next high-level meeting of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC), according to the draft conclusions obtained by EURACTIV.

Euractiv - Technology - 6 days ago

UK would help Sweden and Finland if Russia attacked, PM warns Putin

It’s not just pop music, Freddie Ljungberg and arguments over how many screws were meant to come in the damn IKEA pack that binds Britain and Sweden together. We now have a mutual security pact.

Evening Standard - Opinion - 6 days ago

Russian weapons depend on Western components, despite arms embargo -- The U.K. government has launched an inquiry into how British-manufactured components have made their way into Russian weapons systems, despite an arms embargo being in operation since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.

The U.K. government has launched an inquiry into how British-manufactured components have made their way into Russian weapons systems, despite an arms embargo being in operation since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.

UPI - Opinion - 6 days ago

US House Passes $40 Billion Bill to Bolster Ukraine Against Russian Invasion -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved more than $40 billion more aid for Ukraine on Tuesday, as Congress races to keep military aid flowing and boost the government in Kyiv as it grapples with the Russian invasion

The U.S. House of Representatives approved more than $40 billion more aid for Ukraine on Tuesday, as Congress races to keep military aid flowing and boost the government in Kyiv as it grapples with the Russian invasion

Voice of America - Politics - 6 days ago

War in Ukraine hasn't derailed British summer holiday boom, says Tui

The world’s biggest tourism company has predicted a return to profit this year for the first time since the onset of the pandemic

Evening Standard - Business - 6 days ago

US and its allies say Russia waged cyberattack that took out satellite network

February outage came an hour before Russian began its invasion of Ukraine.

Ars Technica - Business - 7 days ago

Russia highlights missile technology amid ongoing offensive in Ukraine's Donbas | Video

Russia is highlighting its cutting-edge missile technology in a bid to win the propaganda war as it tries to break Ukrainian resistance in the Donbas region. A top Russian general claimed the new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile can also carry what is known as “hypersonic glide vehicles”. Giles Gibson wit

Channel NewsAsia - World - 7 days ago

IBM unsure how long it can keep Russia-based staff on payroll in light of escalating sanctions, CEO says

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said that as ‘sanctions sort of inch up, day by day, and week by week, our ability’ to keep Russia-based workers on the payroll ‘may go away’

The Globe and Mail - Technology - 7 days ago

Biden calls on Congress to 'immediately' pass Ukraine aid before Covid funding

Biden said funding for shipments to Ukraine was set to run out in ten days, and therefore he was "prepared to accept that these two measures move separately."

CNBC - Health - 7 days ago

Russia pounds Odessa as civilian bodies uncovered elsewhere

Ukrainian military says Russian forces recently fired at the Black Sea port city of Odessa seven missiles, which injured and killed several civilians; Authorities add bodies of 44 civilians uncovered in a bombarded buildings 75 miles from the besieged city of Kharkiv

YNET News - World - 7 days ago

Russia shells Ukraine's Odessa as US pledges fresh arms for Kyiv

KYIV: Russian forces intensified their fight in Ukraine's east and fired missiles over the port city of Odessa, as President Joe Biden signed a law speeding up arms deliveries to Kyiv.The southern...

International The News - World - 7 days ago

Ukraine war: What more could the US do to tighten sanctions on Russia?

The EU is proposing a new package of sanctions on Russia, including an oil embargo. Where does that leave its Western allies?

Euronews - Business - 7 days ago

Google forced to end Play Store app sales in Russia

Lots of tech companies have quit Russia over the Ukraine invasion, but not Google.

Ars Technica - Technology - 8 days ago

WHO verified over 200 attacks on healthcare in Ukraine

Over 200 healthcare facilities in Ukraine have been attacked since Russia's invasion, according to data verified by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Euractiv - Health - 8 days ago

Putin blames the West for Ukraine war

CTV's Paul Workman says Putin did not escalate the war in Ukraine in his speech, but we have no better idea of his plans in the coming weeks

CTV News - World - 8 days ago

'Ghost dom' tax loophole hampering efforts to enforce Russia sanctions

Exclusive: Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves described the problem as a ‘matter of national security’

Independent UK - Business - 8 days ago

Ukraine more interested in what Putin did not say in Russia's annual Victory Day parade speech

Speculation had been growing over what Mr Putin would do when Russia commemorated its defeat of the Nazis in the Second World War.

Sky News - World - 8 days ago

Putin blames the West for Ukraine war in 'Victory Day' speech

President Vladimir Putin on Monday tried to defend Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in his annual "Victory Day" speech.

CNBC - World - 8 days ago

Putin at WWII Victory Day: Ukraine action was preemptive move against West

Speaking at annual parade in Red Square commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany, Russia's leader claims West is readying for invasion 'of our land' and 'special operation' in Ukraine was needed to save Donbass

YNET News - Top Stories - 8 days ago

Jill Biden Made A Surprise Visit To Ukraine To Meet With Their First Lady

Olena Zelenska has not been seen in public since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began in February.

BuzzFeed News - World - 9 days ago

Jill Biden meets Ukraine refugees in Bucharest school

The first lady saw firsthand the relief efforts to assist some of the 900,000 Ukrainians who have fled to Romania since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Star Tribune - World - 10 days ago

Women, children, seniors evacuated from Mariupol steel plant

The evacuation of the last Ukrainian stronghold in Mariupol continued on Saturday.

New York Daily News - World - 10 days ago

How blockchain is playing a key role in the war in Ukraine

The American and Austrian start-up Morpher launched a platform on Friday that allows investors to bet against Russian stocks.

Euronews - Business - 11 days ago

US Distances Itself From Reports It Helped Ukraine Kill Russian Generals, Sink Warship

Officials in the United States government are working to distance themselves from stories that report its intelligence shared with Ukraine was used to kill Russian generals and sink a Russian warship

International Business Times - World - 11 days ago

Russia shown only some cybercapabilities, but US has quantum computing answer to possible threats

The full scope of Russia’s capabilities remains a mystery since their targets are not operating on the same technological level.

Fox News - Technology - 11 days ago

Russia hammered by pro-Ukrainian hackers following invasion

"There are tens of terabytes of data that’s just falling out of the sky."

Ars Technica - Business - 11 days ago

U.S. intelligence helped Ukraine strike Russian flagship, officials say

The targeting help is part of a continuing classified effort by the Biden administration to provide real-time battlefield intelligence to Ukraine

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 12 days ago

US provided intelligence that helped Ukraine sink Russian warship

The United States provided Ukraine with intelligence that helped Kyiv attack and sink the...

SF Gate - Top Stories - 12 days ago

Ukraine: Russia using 'missile terrorism' in wide attacks

The flurry of attacks comes as Russia prepares to celebrate Victory Day on May 9, marking the Soviet Union’s defeat of Nazi Germany. The world is watching for whether Russian President Vladimir Putin will use the occasion to declare a victory in Ukraine or expand what he calls the “special military operation.”

New York Daily News - World - 13 days ago

Dirty money from Russia and Europe floods Dubai real estate

Oligarchs, mobsters and embezzlers are among owners of billions’ worth of real estate in the glittery city-state, as Borzou Daragahi discovers

Independent UK - Business - 13 days ago

Commission pitches post-war recovery plan for Ukraine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (4 May) made a pitch for a post-war recovery package for Ukraine to help it rebuild after the war Russia is waging on its neighbour ends.

Euractiv - Business - 13 days ago

'Extremist' Instagram and Facebook banned in Russia

VIDEO : Meta's Instagram and Facebook have been banned, but the court decided WhatsApp could stay.

Euronews - Business - 13 days ago

Beyond Ukraine, U.S., NATO need strategy to restore 'security order' -- As the war in Ukraine enters its third month, it is clear what the United States, NATO and other like-minded states are doing to support Kyiv in repelling the Russian invasion. But what is the strategy?

As the war in Ukraine enters its third month, it is clear what the United States, NATO and other like-minded states are doing to support Kyiv in repelling the Russian invasion. But what is the strategy?

UPI - Opinion - 13 days ago

Israel and Russia face off over memory of Holocaust

Analysis: Israel cannot remain silent when Russian propaganda usurps and demeans the memory of the Holocaust victims in order to justify its invasion of Ukraine; but what of Israel's interest in Syria?

YNET News - Opinion - 14 days ago

Russia Retaliates: Putin Publishes New Sanctions Against The West

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that he will impose new sanctions on the United States and its European allies

OilPrice.com - World - 14 days ago

NASA chief says Russia not ending space station partnership

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said Tuesday that the Russian space agency is not pulling out of the International Space Station (ISS).

Fox News - Science - 14 days ago

War in Ukraine pushing global hunger to highest level this century -- Russia's invasion of Ukraine has produced a terrible humanitarian crisis in eastern Europe. It also is worsening conditions for other countries, many of them thousands of miles away.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has produced a terrible humanitarian crisis in eastern Europe. It also is worsening conditions for other countries, many of them thousands of miles away.

UPI - Opinion - 14 days ago

Fast Take: The global economy and the war in Ukraine

In this Fast Take episode, co-hosts Rod Rodriguez and Jack Murphy look back on their interviews last week with Russian analyst Nick Trickett and cryptocurrency expert Rick Jordan.

Stars and Stripes - Top Stories - 14 days ago

UEFA imposes more sanctions on Russian teams over war in Ukraine

Portugal will now replace Russia at the Women's European Championships this summer.

Euronews - Sports - 15 days ago

Andrey Zakharov, BBC News Russian: For eight years, propaganda has been preparing people to support the war in Ukraine

In his opinion, Russia has lost the information war abroad, even though many Russian citizens support the regime.

Global Voices - Politics - 15 days ago

Are China And Russia Teaming Up To Challenge U.S. Space Dominance?

China’s lack of transparency is hindering international space efforts, and it could be a sign that it is growing closer to Russia in an attempt to “undercut” U.S. space dominance

OilPrice.com - World - 16 days ago

Moldova Fears Russia Is Looking To Expand Its War Beyond Ukraine

People are fleeing Moldova’s breakaway Transdniester region as fears grow that Russia could potentially expand its war beyond Ukraine

OilPrice.com - World - 16 days ago

Russia mulls withdrawal from International Space Station

TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) – General Director of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin confirmed that Russia is considering withdrawing from the International Space Station (ISS) after 2024.

Mehr News Agency - Technology - 16 days ago

Russia says attacked Western weapon supply to Ukraine

Visiting House speaker Pelosi says U.S. firmly stands with Ukraine, hopes to pass a $33 billion aid package as soon as possible; Russia says a missile strike on a military airfield near Odesa destroyed a runway and a hangar full of Western weapons and ammunition

YNET News - World - 16 days ago

Marine veteran killed in Ukraine remembered for his selflessness

Willy Joseph Cancel was killed Monday while working for a military contracting company that sent him to Ukraine. Cancel worked as a volunteer firefighter in Walden, New York and had a 7-month-old son.

Star Tribune - US News - 18 days ago

Russia bombs Kyiv during U.N. chief's visit

It was the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow's forces retreated.

Star Tribune - World - 19 days ago

US Marine Trevor Reed Freed From Russia in Prisoner Exchange

Trevor Reed was visiting Moscow in 2019 when he was arrested for supposedly getting into a drunken brawl with police. He was sentenced to nine years in a labor camp. His parents campaigned tirelessly for his release.

Inside Edition - Politics - 20 days ago

Russia wages "relentless and destructive" cyberattacks to bolster Ukraine invasion

Cyberattacks complement and are sometimes timed to military actions.

Ars Technica - Business - 20 days ago

US, Russia Trade Ex-Marine Trevor Reed For Convicted Drug Trafficker

In a rare prisoner exchange amidst the war in Ukraine, Russia released ex-Marine Trevor Reed into US custody in exchange for a Russian pilot convicted of drug trafficking.

International Business Times - World - 20 days ago

DJI halts Russia, Ukraine business to prevent drone misuse

Drone company DJI Technology Co. has temporarily suspended business activities in Russia and Ukraine to prevent use of its drones in combat, in a rare case of a Chinese company pulling out of Russia because of the war.

Fox News - Business - 20 days ago

Ukraine war pushes Credit Suisse deeper into red

ZURICH: Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said Wednesday that litigation costs and the financial fallout from the war in Ukraine pushed it deeper into the red in the first three months of the...

International The News - Business - 20 days ago

No Z allowed: Some European countries move to ban the symbol used to promote Russia's war in Ukraine

The letter Z has been used to glorify Russia's war in Ukraine. Now, countries like Lithuania and Latvia are moving to ban the letter as one step toward stemming Russia’s pro-war propaganda.

PRI - Entertainment - 21 days ago

In a Word -- Ukraine and Russia's Cyrillic links -- Current attitudes toward the use of the Cyrillic versus Latin script reflect religious differences and shifting political and economic ties.

Current attitudes toward the use of the Cyrillic versus Latin script reflect religious differences and shifting political and economic ties.

Christian Science Monitor - Entertainment - 22 days ago

Our leaders must use their voice to press for a total economic blockade of Russia -- Martina Devlin

How many more Mariupols before we decide saving lives is more important than saving energy supplies? How many more Buchas before our reliance on creature comforts begins to matter less than the Ukrainian people’s right to peace?

Independent.ie - World - 22 days ago

Israeli activists fight to cancel shows by Russian artists who stay mum on Ukraine war

Some Israelis back the campaign to drive away Russian performers who don't condemn the invasion, while others call it a witch hunt that challenges the principles of a free country

YNET News - Entertainment - 23 days ago

Commentary: Ukraine war is making Japan reconsider its nuclear option

Debates over whether Japan should host nuclear weapons or even go fully nuclear are not new, but the Ukraine war and concerns about China and North Korea are changing the context, says this professor.

Channel NewsAsia - Opinion - 26 days ago

Kyiv children's choir's world tour was canceled amid war. This conductor is finding other ways to share their music.

Shchedryk Children’s Choir from Kyiv was poised to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a world tour. Then, Russia invaded Ukraine, canceling all plans. Conductor Saul Zaks is now on a

PRI - Entertainment - 27 days ago

Russian and Belarusian players banned from Wimbledon over Ukraine war

The ATP has criticised the All England Club's decision as "unfair" and "unilateral".

Euronews - Sports - 27 days ago

Russia tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile that Putin says has no peer

Russian president says new heavy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile provides food for thought for anyone trying to threaten Russia; test comes amid extreme geopolitical tension over Ukraine

YNET News - World - 27 days ago

Russia launches 'Battle of Donbas' on eastern front, Ukraine says

Offensive reported along nearly the entire front where Ukrainians say most of Russia's army is now deployed as part of Moscow's campaign to take two eastern provinces; Kyiv and other cities also under attack from the air

YNET News - World - 28 days ago

Former British Soldier Forced to Make Russian Propaganda Video After Being Captured While Fighting for Ukraine

Shaun Pinner appeared on Russian television asking the British government to broker an exchange for politician Viktor Medvedchuk, a Vladimir Putin ally detained in Ukraine.

Inside Edition - Politics - 29 days ago

Syrian fighters ready to join next phase of Ukraine war

Syria and Russia's close ties throughout the last years could be reaping fruit for Moscow as Russian-trained Syrian soldiers are signing up to fight alongside Russian troops in Ukraine; While the effect this has is miniscule so far, the Middle-Eastern devotees could play a significant role if Putin turns up the intensity

YNET News - World - 29 days ago

Mariupol teeters as Ukrainians defy surrender-or-die demand

Russia estimates 2,500 Ukrainian fighters are holding out beneath the port city, capture of which would free up Russian forces to join all-out offensive for control of the Donbas region after abandoning ambitions to take Kyiv

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia's Sandworm hackers attempted a third blackout in Ukraine

The attack was the first in five years to use Sandworm's Industroyer malware.

Ars Technica - Business - 1 month ago

Animal-lover finds new homes for cats and dogs abandoned in east Ukraine

The evacuation of the Donetsk separatist region leaves many pets stranded; Yulia, one of the residents of the area, makes frequent trips to the Russian borders to rescue the abandoned animals and find them new loving homes in Russia

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

The myth far-right zealots run Ukraine is Russian propaganda | View

"The West’s inability to properly understand the Azov movement has led to the spread of damaging anti-Ukraine propaganda in the media."

Euronews - Top Stories - 1 month ago

Russian Journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, Who Protested Ukraine War on Live TV, Gets New Job

Marina Ovsyannikova disrupted a state-run Russian news broadcast by holding sign that said "NO WAR."

Inside Edition - Politics - 1 month ago

Ukraine prepares for Russian assault, calls for more support

Zelensky continues campaign for international assistance, warning that Russians' lack of progress will lead them to target transport infrastructure facilities and disrupt food supply

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

United Nations suspends Russia from human rights body over Ukraine

U.S.-led push garners 93 votes in favor, while 24 countries vote no and 58 countries abstain; Russia denies attacking civilians, warns countries in support of suspension of 'consequences for bilateral ties'

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia accuses Google of 'fake news', bans ads

MOSCOW: Russia's state communications watchdog said Thursday it would ban US internet giant Google from advertising its services in the country, accusing YouTube of spreading fake news about its...

International The News - Technology - 1 month ago

U.S., allies ready new Russia sanctions after Bucha killings

New sanctions will target Russian banks and officials and ban new investment in the country; Proposed EU sanctions, if approved would ban Russian coal and prevent Russian ships from entering EU ports

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Ukraine leader tells top U.N. body to make Russia accountable for 'war crimes'

European Unionת U.S. set to impose new sanctions to include ban on all new investment in Russia. coal imports as part of West's response to Russia's massacre of civilians in Bucha

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia Hasn't Relied on Cyberattacks on the Battlefield in Ukraine – Cyberwarfare Experts Explain Why

"Cyberwarfare is most effective for gathering intelligence, stealing technology or winning public opinion or diplomatic debates."

Military.com - Opinion - 1 month ago

Oil extends rally on prospect of fresh Russia sanctions

London: Oil prices rose on Tuesday as the United States and Europe planned new sanctions to punish Russia over alleged war crimes in Ukraine, raising...

Peninsula Qatar - Top Stories - 1 month ago

Ukraine Invaded by Russia: Inside the War, the Refugee Crisis and the World's Reaction

Russia's invasion of Ukraine began Feb. 24. Since then, at least 24,000 people have been killed and at least 10 million people have been displaced.

Inside Edition - Top Stories - 1 month ago

Ukraine accuses Russia of war crimes after bodies found bound, shot

Russia denies allegations as Ukraine officials say Moscow calling up more reserves to continue war; Zelensky asks attendance of Grammy Award ceremony to help 'any way' they can

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Russia sets deadline for rouble gas payments, Europe calls it 'blackmail'

Putin's move leaves Europe facing the prospect of losing more than a third of its gas supply as energy exports are Putin's most powerful lever as he tries to hit back against sweeping Western sanctions

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Europe's Russian gas in jeopardy, Ukraine braces for new assaults

By Vitalii Hnidyi and Pavel Polityuk TROSTYANETS/LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin threatened on Thursday to halt contracts supplying Europe with a third of its gas unless

One America News Network - US News - 1 month ago

The climate consequences for Nepal of the war in Ukraine

The Ukraine crisis is likely to sideline the climate goals of Nepal for the next few years; however, this may be an opportunity to phase out fossil fuels.

Global Voices - Environment - 1 month ago

How Bad Is the Ukraine War for Climate Change?

Russia’s brutal invasion may hasten the West’s clean-energy transition, but its short-term effects on the planet will be damaging.

New York Magazine - Opinion - 1 month ago

'No handshake' as Ukraine, Russia delegations meet for peace talks

Erdogan welcomes delegations from both sides at an Istanbul palace, urging them 'stop this tragedy'; Ukraine says nearly 5,000 people have been killed, including about 210 children, in the city of Mariupol alone

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Ukraine says Russia wants to split nation, calls for more arms

Ukraine president urges west to supply aircraft he says are collecting dust rather than defending his civilians while officials dismiss legitimacy of referendum to join Russia in separatist areas; UN confirms 1,119 civilian deaths in month-long war

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Crypto Confronts the War in Ukraine

For the big trading platforms, the Russian invasion has turned borderlessness into a liability.

New York Magazine - Business - 1 month ago

Yes, Ukraine Could Beat Russia

"It takes not just a proficient military machine but leadership possessed of ingenuity and force of character to keep the momentum going."

Military.com - Opinion - 1 month ago

Russian naval ship burns after attack claimed by Ukraine -- The Ukrainian navy says it successfully attacked the Orsk, a large Russian landing ship anchored in a port near Berdyansk. Video shows explosions, flames and large plumes of smoke rising from one ship as other naval vessels steam away from the scene. Russia has so far not commented on the attack. -- Play video

The Ukrainian navy says it successfully attacked the Orsk, a large Russian landing ship anchored in a port near Berdyansk. Video shows explosions, flames and large plumes of smoke rising from one ship as other naval vessels steam away from the scene. Russia has so far not commented on the attack.

The Globe and Mail - Top Stories - 1 month ago

Ukraine urges halt to Russia's assault as Biden heads to Poland

Kyiv says it is shifting to the offensive and is pushing back Russian forces amid reports that Ukrainian forces managed to destroy a Russian ship; Biden to head to Kyiv on the heels of Brussels summits aimed to show a united Western front against Russia

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

How the Russia-Ukraine War is affecting U.S.-Venezuela relations

Facing oil shortages, the U.S. has, in all appearances, turned to the unlikeliest of partners.

Global Voices - Business - 1 month ago

Ukraine says Russia seized relief workers in Mariupol convoy

Zelensky estimated that 100,000 civilians still remain in the port city, scene of some of the Russian invasion's worst devastation; U.S. says Russians now shelling from the sea; Kremlin says 'special operation' is going 'strictly in accordance with plans'

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Biden heads to Europe with more sanctions for Russia

U.S. president departs for Brussels for talks with European leaders about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, carrying with him plans for more punitive measures for Kremlin, which sources said include members of the Russian parliament

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Biden says Russia is considering using chemical, biological weapons in Ukraine

U.S. President says Putin's 'back is against the wall' amid reports that Russian troops have failed to capture any major Ukrainian city more than four weeks into their invasion; Kyiv says Russia expected to attack critical infrastructure using 'high-precision weapons'

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Auction houses stop Russian art sales as Russia-Ukraine war drags on: 'Strict compliance'

Leading auction houses are pausing Russian art sales and don’t have plans to participate in Russian Art Week in June due to the Russia-Ukraine war.

Fox News - Business - 1 month ago

Ukraine refuses to surrender Mariupol as Russian troops stalled outside Kyiv

Mariupol sees some of heaviest bombardments with hundreds of thousands still trapped; Russia resumes bombing of Kyiv late on Sunday killing at least four, Ukrainian officials say

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

School bombed in Ukraine city; Zelensky cites war crimes

Some 400 civilians said to be sheltering in art school, which local officials say was destroyed in the bombing with many believed to be trapped in the rubble in worst hit Ukraine city

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Zelensky says Russia wages 'terror' in Mariupol, thousands deported to Russia

Hundreds of thousands trapped in southern port city as Russians reported to deport residents to Russia; British intelligence claims Russian 'pursuing a strategy of attrition' after Ukrainian resistance of invasion

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Talk peace now or suffer for generations, Ukraine's Zelensky tells Russia

Russia reports using hypersonic missile against Ukrainian targets for first time since fighting broke out; Britain says Russia now pursuing strategy of attrition as Moscow's achievement remain scant

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

Why sanctions bite: Russian economy isn't huge to begin with -- Russia spends a lot of money on its military, given the size of its economy. Now sanctions are shrinking that economy rapidly – and pressuring Putin.

Russia spends a lot of money on its military, given the size of its economy. Now sanctions are shrinking that economy rapidly – and pressuring Putin.

Christian Science Monitor - Business - 2 months ago

European Space Agency suspends cooperation with Russia on mission to Mars over Putin's Ukraine invasion

A mission to investigate potential life on Mars by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos has been put on pause after Russian forces invaded Ukraine last month.

Fox News - Science - 2 months ago

Russia bogged down, blasting Ukrainian cities as war enters fourth week

Zelensky invokes the Berlin Wall and the Holocaust in a speech by video link to Germany's Bundestag as Russian forces advance on Ukraine capital Kyiv and Kharkiv; in Chernihiv, under intense bombarded, 53 civilians said killed

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

Ukraine officially legalises crypto after Zelenskyy signs new law

The new law sets out a regulatory framework for crypto assets for the first time.

Euronews - Business - 2 months ago

Talk of compromise on both sides lifts hope for Russia-Ukraine breakthrough

Russia's Lavrov says 'close to an agreement'; Kremlin describes status for Ukraine similar to Austria, Sweden; Kyiv seeks ceasefire, withdrawal of Russian troops and security guarantees

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

Zelensky calls on U.S. Congress for more Russia sanctions, defense aid

In speech to be carried live, Ukraine president expected to repeat request for no-fly zone to be imposed over Ukraine to stop Russian bombing of cities; bipartisan agreement to provide more military aid to beleaguered nation

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

Russia's demands more 'realistic,' Zelensky says; Kyiv under curfew after night of shelling

Kyiv city streets remain empty after 35-hour curfew took effect; Zelensky to address Congress later in the day while Ukraine-Russian talks set to resume

YNET News - World - 2 months ago

Turkmen students: Escaping from war-torn Ukraine

During the first few days of Russia’s war on Ukraine, the Turkmen embassy was largely unhelpful when it came to evacuating students and citizens.

Global Voices - World - 2 months ago

In the Ukraine Conflict, Fake Fact-Checks Are Being Used to Spread Disinformation

Social media posts debunking purported Ukrainian disinformation are themselves fake. That doesn’t stop them from being featured on Russian state TV.

ProPublica - Technology - 2 months ago

Following invasion of Ukraine, Russia declares war on its citizens

Draconian punishments and social persecution are making it increasingly more dangerous to speak out against the official government narrative.

Global Voices - World - 2 months ago

What sanctions have been imposed on Russia and what could come next?

Existing sanctions on trade, banking, technology, energy, and more are already inflicting pain on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. What could be next?

Euronews - Business - 2 months ago

Jamaicans anxious as the government attempts to get nationals out of Ukraine

"My soul is in joy and peace despite all the pain and sadness I have encountered here in Ukraine."

Global Voices - World - 2 months ago

'We can't pretend nothing is happening': Poland refuses Russia match

“I can't imagine playing a match with the Russian National Team in a situation when armed aggression in Ukraine continues,” said striker Robert Lewandowski

Euronews - Sports - 2 months ago

Unexpected reaction in Prague after Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Quite unexpectedly, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shifted the position of Moscow's most influential supporter in the Czech Republic: President Zeman, who has just described Moscow's actions as a "crime".

Global Voices - World - 2 months ago

Russian discourse about the war in Ukraine is not monolithic

While Putin’s voice might seem to represent the Russian discourse, he only speaks for himself. Russian people’s views on the situation in Ukraine and about Russia’s military attack vary widely.

Global Voices - World - 2 months ago

Inside Russia -- A series of in-depth reports from Daniel McLaughlin

A series of in-depth reports from this vast and poorly understood country

Irish Times - World - 7 months ago

A Partisan Combatant, a Remorseful Blogger: The Senate Staffer Behind the Attack on the Trump-Russia Investigation

Jason Foster, chief investigative counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, once blogged under the handle “Extremist,” expressing worry about a Muslim takeover and whether Joe McCarthy got a bum…

ProPublica - Politics - 10 months ago