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Thursday, May 19, 2022 11:06 AM ET

Ukraine/Russia

Future for McDonald's in Russia revealed

McDonald’s has announced that it found a buyer for its restaurants in Russia which will reopen under a new name

Russia Today - Top Stories - 6 minutes ago

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as prisoners of war -- Hundreds more Ukrainian fighters who made their stand inside Mariupol's bombed-out steel plant surrendered, bringing the total to over 1,700, Russia said Thursday, amid international fears about the fate of the prisoners in Moscow's hands.

The battle that turned Mariupol into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close as Russia said nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who held out inside a pulverized steel plant had surrendered.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 13 minutes ago

Red Cross documenting Ukraine prisoners of war from Mariupol plant

Humanitarian and Russian officials said Thursday that hundreds more Ukrainian troops have come out of a steel plant in Mariupol to surrender.

UPI - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Russia claims over 900 Ukrainian troops surrender from Azovstal

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that it has detained over 900 Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol who have surrendered after holding out in the city's Azovstal steel plant for over 80 days.

Washington Examiner - Top Stories - 31 minutes ago

Russia-Ukraine war impact draws focus of G7 finance leaders

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers for the Group of Seven leading economies on Thursday will deal with the immediate effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic, overtaki

The Columbian - Business - 41 minutes ago

Russian soldiers left behind devastation and death in this Kharkiv suburb

Malaya Rohan still looks — and smells — like a war zone, despite being liberated from occupation several weeks ago.

NBC News - World - 54 minutes ago

United States -- Senate readies final congressional OK of $40B Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $40 billion infusion of military and economic aid for Ukraine and its allies was on the cusp of Senate passage Thursday as both pa...

Toronto Star - World - 1 hour ago

'I was just following orders' -- Russian soldier begs for forgiveness in first Kyiv war crimes trial

Vadim Shishimarin, 21, says he was pressured by fellow soldiers to shoot 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelipov

Telegraph UK - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Russia Could Actually Lose Territory Amid Ukraine War Disaster

The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine said Russian troops could be expelled from more regions they had occupied, which raises the prospect of Moscow losing Crimea.

Newsweek - World - 1 hour ago

Russia claims over 1,700 Ukrainian soldiers surrender in Mariupol

Russia claims the number of Ukrainian soldiers who have surrendered in Mariupol continues to climb with 1,730 troops reportedly being held.

Fox News - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Near Ukraine's border, threat of Russian shelling remains even after ground forces retreat -- Subscriber content -- On Tuesday alone, in Ukraine's Sumy region, police reported attacks with large-calibre machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and artillery. Local authorities believe the intent is to maintain enough pressure that Ukraine must keep troops on alert, preventing them from joining battles elsewhere

On Tuesday alone, in Ukraine’s Sumy region, police reported attacks with large-calibre machine guns, automatic grenade launchers and artillery. Local authorities believe the intent is to maintain enough pressure that Ukraine must keep troops on alert, preventing them from joining battles elsewhere

The Globe and Mail - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Russia claims it's using drone-killing, satellite-blinding laser weapons in Ukraine

Russia claimed it has deployed powerful new laser weapons in Ukraine capable of blinding satellites and destroying targets miles away.

Washington Examiner - US News - 1 hour ago

Larov, Amir-Abdollahian discuss JCPOA, Ukraine

TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) – The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Iranian Foreign Minister have discussed the recent developments over JCPOA and Ukraine.

Mehr News Agency - Top Stories - 1 hour ago

Live - Russia-Ukraine latest news: Russia refuses to lift blockade despite UN warning of global famine

Russia has refused to drop its blockades of Ukraine's Black Sea ports despite warnings from the UN that it was causing a global famine.

Telegraph UK - World - 2 hours ago

Today's Headlines: U.S. offers Sweden security guarantees as the war in Ukraine enters a new phase

Moscow has now won the fight for Mariupol. But the longer the war lasts, the longer the Kremlin risks entrenching its isolation.

Los Angeles Times - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Putin's daughter has child with choreographer named Zelensky - report

Media investigation claims Tikhonova, who is on EU sanctions list, travels under two names

Irish Times - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Review Sanctions, Says Russia After UN's "Have Heart" Appeal Over Ports

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a UN appeal to open access to Ukraine's Black Sea ports.

NDTV - World - 2 hours ago

Europe - live - More Ukraine fighters 'surrender in Mariupol', US becomes latest country to reopen embassy in Kyiv

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the United States became the latest Western country to reopen its embassy in Kyiv.

Independent.ie - World - 8 hours ago

Russia Firing Senior Commanders Who Performed Poorly in Ukraine: U.K.

Russian army chief Valery Gerasimov likely remains in his post, but it is unclear whether he retains Putin's confidence, the British defense ministry said.

Newsweek - World - 2 hours ago

Russian leaders punished over early failings in Ukraine invasion, says U.K. intelligence

Russia is firing senior commanders for their stumbles in the early stages of the Ukraine invasion, and a “culture of cover-ups” will likely strain Moscow’s forces in the days ahead, British intelligen

Washington Times - World - 2 hours ago

Red Cross registers hundreds of prisoners of war from Mariupol

More and more Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered, bringing the total who have left their stronghold to 1,730, the...

Daily Sabah - World - 2 hours ago

Russia closing CBC's Moscow bureau in retaliation for Canada banning Russian state TV - World - | May 19

Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday it was closing the Moscow bureau of the CBC and withdrawing visas and accreditation from the public broadcaster's journalists after Canada banned Russian state TV station RT.

CBC News - Entertainment - 3 hours ago

Ukraine fighters who defended Mariupol are now Russia's prisoners of war

The Russian military said Thursday that more Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered, bringing the total who have left their stronghold to 1,730, while the Red Cross said it had registered hundreds of them as prisoners of war.

CBC News - World - 3 hours ago

Putin gives condition to releasing food stocks to world - as he 'sacks two top commanders'; Russia uses 'laser weapons to burn drones' | Ukraine live

Ukraine latest as more fighters are evacuated from Azovstal in Mariupol; UK intelligence suggests Vladimir Putin has sacked two commanders over their performance as Russia's military struggles with a "cover-up" culture; fears over world food security amid plea for Putin to open ports.

Sky News - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Ukraine updates: Turkey opposes Sweden, Finland NATO bids

What's happening in Ukraine on Thursday: Turkey's president emphasized his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, stating Ankara would say 'no' to their bid.

CTV News - World - 3 hours ago

Italy's PM Draghi to visit Turkey to discuss Ukraine war

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is expected to visit Turkey in July to discuss the Ukraine war, he said on Thursday, as Ankara pledged to block Sweden...

Daily Sabah - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Red Cross registers Ukrainian POWs from Mariupol as Russia vows to try fighters for war crimes -- Subscriber content

Ukraine’s military made no mention of Mariupol Thursday, saying only that Russian forces were still pressing their offensive in the east, but were being successfully repelled

The Globe and Mail - World - 4 hours ago

Russian Pundit Who Condemned Ukraine War Changes His Mind Two Days Later

Mikhail Khodaryonok gave a rosier take of Russia's campaign in Ukraine on the program 60 Minutes, after a clip of him criticizing Russian forces went viral.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

'Freudi­an slip': Bush de­cries 'in­va­sion of Iraq' – not Ukraine

Former US President George W Bush appears to admit 2003 invasion of Iraq was ‘wholly unjustified, brutal’ in speech.

Aljazeera - World - 4 hours ago

Bush makes gaffe in speech, calls Ukraine Iraq

Former President George W. Bush misspoke while giving a speech criticizing Russia and referred to the “unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq” instead of Ukraine.

NBC News - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Senate to vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package

The Senate is expected to vote on Thursday to pass a roughly $40 billion bill to send aid to Ukraine as the country fights back against Russia's brutal and unprovoked attacks.

CNN - Politics - 4 hours ago

Russia says 900 of Ukraine's Mariupol defenders sent to prison colony

More than 900 of Ukraine’s fighters who had been holding out inside Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant have been taken to a prison colony, according to Moscow.

Evening Standard - World - 4 hours ago

The European Union will fork out $9.5 billion to keep Ukraine afloat, as Washington has instructed

The EU will give Ukraine $9.5 billion in financial aid this year, and will help rebuild the war-torn country, as the US has requested

Russia Today - World - 4 hours ago

Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian prisoners of war from Mariupol

The International Committee of the Red Cross said that the registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on 17 May under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine

First Post - World - 4 hours ago

Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian POWs from Mariupol

The International Committee for the Red Cross said the registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war, which included wounded fighters.

New York Post - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

WATCH: George Bush condemns 'unjustified brutal invasion of Iraq', then corrects himself to say Ukraine

The US invaded Iraq on the false pretext that the West Asian nation was concealing weapons of mass destruction. However, no weapons of mass destruction were ever found

First Post - World - 5 hours ago

Former U.S. president Bush mixes up Iraq and Ukraine in awkward faux pas

Bush describes invasion of Iraq as 'brutal' and 'unjustified' before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, jokingly blames slip on advanced age as audience bursts into laughter

YNET News - World - 5 hours ago

Fact Check: Buffalo Shooting Suspect Misleadingly Linked to Ukraine 'Nazis'

Photos shared on Twitter drew parallels between the ideology of Buffalo shooter suspect Payton Gendron to Ukrainian army, with some implying a deeper link.

Newsweek - World - 6 hours ago

VIDEO: Bush confuses Iraq with Ukraine in speech guff

TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) – Former US President George W. Bush mistakenly conflated the Iraq invasion his administration oversaw with Russia’s military operation in Ukraine in a Wednesday speech from Dallas.

Mehr News Agency - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

George Bush's Iraq-Ukraine Gaffe Sparks 'War Criminal' Debate

The former president accidentally referred to the "unjustified" invasion of Iraq while criticizing Russian and Vladimir Putin.

Newsweek - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Russia says it's sent 900 Ukrainian soldiers to prison camp; Moscow firing top commanders, UK says

Russia says it has sent 900 Ukrainian soldiers to a former prison colony in a Russia-controlled part of Donetsk.

CNBC - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Turkey urges cooperation in face of hunger crisis due to Ukraine war

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu called on the international community to cooperate to ensure that the Russian invasion of Ukraine does not further...

Daily Sabah - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

EDITORIAL -- War-time justice comes to Kyiv

A Russian soldier stands in the dock accused of a war crime even as the fighting continues.

Boston Globe - Opinion - 6 hours ago

Senate votes on key office in Ukraine

The newly-reopened US Embassy in Ukraine will finally have an ambassador in charge

Russia Today - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Russians fear Mariupol abuse will backfire, U.S. intel shows -- The abuses include beating and electrocuting city officials and robbing homes, according to an intelligence finding.

The abuses include beating and electrocuting city officials and robbing homes, according to an intelligence finding.

CBS News - World - 7 hours ago

Time­line: Week 12 of Rus­sia's war in Ukraine

Al Jazeera recaps key events in week 12 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Russia unveils new generation of 'blinding' laser weapons

Russia is reportedly using its invasion of Ukraine as an opportunity to test out its new laser weapons, some of which were first introduced in 2018.

Independent.ie - World - 7 hours ago

Bush accidentally condemns 'brutal' Iraq invasion in Ukraine speech

‘And the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq... I mean of Ukraine’

Independent UK - US News - 7 hours ago

Senate Confirms Bridget Brink As New U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine

The veteran foreign service officer was confirmed unanimously by the Senate without a formal roll call vote.

Huffington Post - Politics - 8 hours ago

George W. Bush makes unfortunate Iraq gaffe when condemning Putin's Ukraine invasion

Former President George W. Bush made an eye-catching gaffe mentioning Iraq while condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

Fox News - US News - 11 hours ago

Battle for Mariupol draws toward close after surrender

The battle that turned Mariupol into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close as Russia said nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who held out inside a pulverized steel plant had surrendered.

Hurriyet Daily News - World - 8 hours ago

MEPs ask to pause CAP biodiversity requirements amid Ukraine war

The majority group leaders of the European Parliament's agriculture committee asked the Commission to consider temporary derogations of the EU’s already adopted agriculture subsidies reform in light of the war in Ukraine.

Euractiv - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

Russia says legalising crypto for payments is a matter of time

"The question is, when this happens, how it will be regulated, now that the central bank and government are actively working on it," said Russia's industry and trade minister.

Euronews - Top Stories - 9 hours ago

When Bashing Putin for Ukraine War, George W. Bush Accidentally Calls Iraq Invasion 'Wholly Unjustified, Brutal'

George W. Bush mistakenly blamed Putin for a “wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq” while praising Zelensky at an event.

Breitbart - Politics - 9 hours ago

Russian military analyst gives rare, damning assessment of Ukraine war on state TV

Dissenting voices in Russia are rare, but one well-known military analyst gave a damning assessment of the invasion this week.

CNBC - World - 10 hours ago

U.S. Embassy in Kyiv reopens with flag-raising

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, has reopened for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine three months ago.

UPI - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

U.S. Senate Confirms Biden Nominee To Be Ukraine Ambassador

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved veteran diplomat Bridget Brink on Wednesday to be ambassador to Ukraine, filling a critical post that has been vacant for three years as Washington works to

International Business Times - Top Stories - 11 hours ago

U.S. Senate confirms Biden nominee to be Ukraine ambassador -- , article with image

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved veteran diplomat Bridget Brink on Wednesday to be ambassador to Ukraine, filling a critical post that has been vacant for three years as Washington works to increase support for the government in Kyiv.

Reuters - US News - 11 hours ago

Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Bridget Brink's confirmation came the same day the U.S. reopened its embassy in Kyiv.

NBC News - Politics - 12 hours ago

More Ukraine Fighters Surrendering In Mariupol, Russia Says

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the United States became the latest Western country to reopen its

International Business Times - US News - 12 hours ago

Marc Elias grilled on role in pushing Russia collusion claims at Durham trial

Marc Elias, the top lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, was pressed on his role in pushing Trump-Russia collusion claims when he took the stand Wednesday in special counsel John Durham’s case against Democratic cybersecurity lawyer Michael Sussmann.

Washington Examiner - Politics - 14 hours ago

McDonald's to pull out of Russia for good -- |

McDonald's says it is pulling out of the Russian market for good, after that country's invasion of neighbouring Ukraine has made doing business in the country "no longer tenable."

CBC News - Business - 14 hours ago

Mélanie Joly heads to UN to help mobilize action on food crisis sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine -- Yesterday

The Foreign Affairs Minister will participate in a United Nations Security Council open debate on the link between the conflict in Ukraine and food security

The Globe and Mail - Politics - 14 hours ago

Ukraine war could cause global food crisis - UN

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns developing countries face disaster due to rising prices.

BBC News - Top Stories - 14 hours ago

Swiatek on streak entering French Open, with Ukraine on mind -- May 16, 2022

Poland’s Iga Swiatek on a tear heading into French Open

The Globe and Mail - Sports - 15 hours ago

Exclusive - Sen. Rand Paul: Congress Has to Borrow from China to Send $40 Billion in Aid to Ukraine

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News Daily that America has to borrow the money to send $40 billion in aid to Ukraine.

Breitbart - Politics - 15 hours ago

Army Officer Faced Retaliation After Reporting Trump Ukraine Call, Watchdog Says

Lt. Col. Vindman told superior that the president may have broken the law by pressing Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to dig up dirt on Biden.

Military.com - US News - 18 hours ago

Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial since Ukraine invasion

Sergeant Vadim Shyshimarin pleaded guilty to the charges during his trial in Kyiv

Irish Times - World - 16 hours ago

UN should create a two-way humanitarian corridor for Ukraine

Humanitarian assistance for Ukraine should involve not just sending aid to the beleaguered nation but also guaranteeing food exports from there to the rest of the outside world.

Washington Examiner - Opinion - 16 hours ago

UN urges Ukraine grain release, World Bank pledges extra US$12 billion

UNITED NATIONS: The UN warned on Wednesday (May 18) that a growing global food crisis could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional US$12 billion in funding to mitigate its "devastating effects." Food insecurity is soaring due to warming temperatures, the coronavirus

Channel NewsAsia - World - 16 hours ago

Russia uses new laser weapons in Ukraine, Zelenskiy mocks 'wonder weapon'

Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to burn up drones, deploying some of Moscow's secret weapons to counter a flood of Western arms.

Reuters - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

Former US Russia adviser recalls Putin's distinctive smell

Recent reports suggest the Russia leader may be ‘seriously ill’

Independent UK - US News - 17 hours ago

Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Ukraine pleads guilty

Vadim Shishimarin, the first Russian soldier being tried for war crimes in Ukraine has pleaded guilty, acknowledging all the charges against him, which include war crimes and premeditated murder.

Euronews - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

We were once pro-Russian ... but now we've switched sides to defend Ukraine against Vladimir Putin

Defiant cities in the separatist Donetsk region illustrate how Vladimir Putin got Ukrainian sentiment so wrong

Telegraph UK - World - 17 hours ago

U.S. to offer Sweden security guarantees as war in Ukraine enters a new phase

Ukrainians troops captured by Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol face interrogation as the war enters a 'protracted phase.'

Los Angeles Times - World - 17 hours ago

Ukraine holds first war crimes trial against Russian soldier -- 0:47

A Kyiv district court on May 18 began hearing Ukraine's first war crimes trial against a Russian soldier who took part in Moscow's Feb. 24 invasion, a case of huge symbolic value.

The Globe and Mail - World - 18 hours ago

Russian soldier admits to Kyiv court that he shot dead elderly civilian

First war crimes trial relating to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine begins as heavy fighting continues in Donbas region

Irish Times - World - 18 hours ago

Sullivan: Congressional pushback to $40 billion Ukraine bill 'a strange premise'

President Joe Biden’s top national security adviser dismissed congressional pushback on a $40 billion Ukraine package as “strange,” but said it would not change the bill’s trajectory.

Washington Examiner - Politics - 18 hours ago

Russia to deploy nuclear-armed drone torpedo

Russia’s navy later this year will deploy a drone torpedo armed with a megaton-class nuclear warhead capable of destroying entire cities or ports, according to the commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific C

Washington Times - Top Stories - 19 hours ago

Russia shuts down CBC/Radio-Canada Moscow bureau, removes journalist accreditations

Russia's Foreign Ministry says it is shutting down CBC/Radio-Canada's Moscow bureau and revoking the accreditations and visas of its journalists. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Russia's move was unacceptable, and that Canada would continue to stand up for a free press.

CTV News - Politics - 19 hours ago

Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty at Ukraine War Crimes Trial -- A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an...

A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian.

Military.com - Top Stories - 19 hours ago

Russian DJ Nina Kraviz breaks silence on Ukraine crisis ahead of Movement Festival: 'I am praying for peace'

Kraviz is being boycotted for ‘pro-Putin’ social media posts dating back to 2014 and staying silent on the Ukraine conflict

Detroit Metro Times - Top Stories - 19 hours ago

US Embassy reopens in Kyiv almost three months after closing its doors

The US Embassy in Kyiv opened its doors again on Wednesday almost three months after it shut down in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Evening Standard - Politics - 20 hours ago

More than 6M displaced in Ukraine due to Russia's invasion, nearly 8K casualties

Russia's war in Ukraine has taken the lives of more than 3,700 Ukrainians and turned more than six million others into refugees. There have been more than 2,000 people killed in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions alone.

Fox News - World - 20 hours ago

Russ­ian sol­dier pleads guilty at Ukraine war crimes tri­al

At first war crimes trial since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, 21-year-old pleads guilty to killing an unarmed civilian.

Aljazeera - Top Stories - 20 hours ago

Top Ukrainian commanders refuse surrender from Mariupol steel plant, Donetsk separatist leader claims

Ukrainian commanders in Mariupol's Azovstal steel plant allegedly refuse to surrender to Russian forces.

Fox News - World - 20 hours ago

U.S. and world court step up efforts to document war crimes in Ukraine

As the ICC sends its "largest ever" team into Ukraine, the Biden administration launches a program to preserve and analyze open-source evidence of atrocities.

CBS News - Top Stories - 20 hours ago

Fact Check: Did Russia Destroy One of World's Major Seed Banks in Ukraine?

The country's national seed gene bank had a collection of more than 150,000 specimens belonging to hundreds of plant and crop species as of 2021.

Newsweek - Technology - 20 hours ago

Schumer accuses Sen. Rand Paul of assisting Putin by stalling Ukraine aid bill

Sen. Schumer accused ‘repugnant’ Sen. Rand Paul of aiding Putin by stalling Ukraine aid bill.

New York Daily News - Politics - 21 hours ago

Google Russia forced to declare bankruptcy after bank account seizure

With no bank account, Google Russia has been running on fumes since March.

Ars Technica - Technology - 21 hours ago

Russia sends notorious 'Terminator' armoured vehicle into Donbas battle

Moscow has unveiled a new laser weapon that it claims can destroy satellites 1,500km above the Earth in five seconds.

Telegraph UK - World - 21 hours ago

U.K. inflation hits 40-year high amid Russia's war in Ukraine

Britain's inflation rate rose to the highest level in 40 years last month as Russia's war in Ukraine fuelled further increases in food and fuel prices.

CTV News - Business - 21 hours ago

Russia moving the 'Terminator' around Ukrainian city ahead of expected assault, says military expert

The vehicle has an unmanned turret armed with four launchers and can engage with other tanks and artillery, including low-flying helicopters.

Sky News - World - 21 hours ago

First Look -- Mariupol steel mill holdouts surrender, Russians in control -- As the last Ukrainian defenders were bused to a Russian prison camp, both sides were claiming victory from the fall of the strategic Black Sea port of Mariupol on Tuesday. The Russians are calling it a surrender, but for Ukrainians it's a symbol of resistance.

As the last Ukrainian defenders were bused to a Russian prison camp, both sides were claiming victory from the fall of the strategic Black Sea port of Mariupol on Tuesday. The Russians are calling it a surrender, but for Ukrainians it’s a symbol of resistance.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 22 hours ago

First Look -- Will Turkey hit the brakes on Sweden's and Finland's NATO bid? -- Finland and Sweden applied to join NATO on Wednesday as public opinion in both countries shifted in favor of membership after Russia invaded Ukraine. But if Turkey holds to its objections, the path to enter the 30-country alliance could still be bumpy.

Finland and Sweden applied to join NATO on Wednesday as public opinion in both countries shifted in favor of membership after Russia invaded Ukraine. But if Turkey holds to its objections, the path to enter the 30-country alliance could still be bumpy.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 22 hours ago

World News -- Russia says most Ukrainian troops surrender after weeks holed up at Mariupol plant -- Russia's military said on Wednesday that hundreds of Ukrainian troops who have been holed up for weeks at the steel plant in Mariupol have surrendered and been taken into custody.

Russia's military said on Wednesday that hundreds of Ukrainian troops who have been holed up for weeks at the steel plant in Mariupol have surrendered and been taken into custody.

UPI - World - 22 hours ago

Russia Increasingly Using Own Oil Tankers To Boost Shipments To Asia

Russia’s state-owned oil producers Rosneft and Gazprom Neft have started to use tankers of local state tanker operator Sovcomflot to ship their crude to Asia

OilPrice.com - Business - 22 hours ago

Russia could cut off gas to Finland this week, energy provider says

Russia could cut off gas supplies to Finland this week, Finland's state-owned energy provider Gasum said on Wednesday (18 May), in a row over Moscow's demand for countries to pay for gas in roubles and as Helsinki seeks NATO membership.

Euractiv - World - 23 hours ago

Russia 'Finding It Difficult' in Ukraine, Chechen Warlord Admits

Ramzan Kadyrov also insulted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at an event in Moscow, saying the behavior of Germany's leadership was "schizophrenic."

Newsweek - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Ukraine admits killing unarmed 62-year-old civilian

Ukrainian state prosecutors say Vadim Shishimarin shot a 62-year-old civilian in the head to prevent him from reporting Russian forces' presence in a village in northeastern Ukraine they had fled to.

Sky News - World - 1 day ago

Russia's Gas Flows Via Ukraine Plunged 50% In The Past Week

Russian natural gas flows to Europe via Ukraine have plummeted by 50 percent over the past week, according to Gazprom data

OilPrice.com - Business - 1 day ago

Russia expels dozens of foreign diplomats

Russia kicks out dozens of foreign diplomats in retaliation for the expulsions of Russian staff from France, Italy and Spain

Russia Today - US News - 1 day ago

Winds of change: How wind energy can help Ukraine and the climate

The European Commission’s ‘REPowerEU’ plan and the recent pledge by Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to reach a capacity of 150 GW offshore wind power are game-changers for the climate and European energy politics, write Kadri Simson and Dan Jørgensen.

Euractiv - Environment - 1 day ago

Explained: The fate of the last defenders of Mariupol who surrendered to Russia

The Ukrainian defenders of Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant were transported to Russian-controlled territory after the surrender. Kyiv says there will be a prisoner exchange, but some officials in Moscow want the soldiers to be executed

First Post - World - 1 day ago

Russia expels dozens of diplomats from major EU powers

TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA) – Moscow said on Wednesday that it will expel dozens of French, Italian, and Spanish diplomats declaring them as persona non grata on Wednesday.

Mehr News Agency - Politics - 1 day ago

First Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Ukraine pleads guilty to killing unarmed civilian

A Kyiv district court met on Wednesday to begin hearing its first war crimes trial against a Russian soldier who took part in Moscow's February 24 invasion, a case of huge symbolic value for Ukraine.

Independent.ie - World - 1 day ago

Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty At First Ukraine War Crimes Trial To Killing Civilian

Vadim Shishimarin, 21, could get life in prison for shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through an open car window, four days into the invasion.

Huffington Post - World - 1 day ago

Cholera outbreak: A new health concern in war-torn Ukraine

The areas in Ukraine suffering from water and sanitation infrastructure damage are at risk of a potential cholera outbreak, the World Health Organisation warned on Tuesday (17 May), adding it was already deploying cholera kits on the ground.

Euractiv - Health - 1 day ago

Google Russia files for bankruptcy as bank account seized

The subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.’s Google in Russia has filed for insolvency, according to a message posted on Russia’s official registry Fedresurs on...

Daily Sabah - Technology - 1 day ago

Fleeing war with few options, refugees from Ukraine without citizenship face discrimination and legal limbo -- Subscriber content

While Poland has opened its door to more than three million people fleeing the war in Ukraine, not all refugees are treated the same

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine hopes for prisoner swap as fighters at Mariupol steel mill face uncertain fate

Russia said on Wednesday that nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops at the steel mill in Mariupol have surrendered as the battle in the strategic port city appeared all but over

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Interrogation, uncertainty for Ukrainian soldiers abandoning Mariupol

Nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops at a giant steelworks have surrendered, says Russia.

NZ Herald - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine Hopes to Swap Steel Mill Fighters for Russian POWs

Nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops holed up at Azovstal have handed themselves over this week, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

Military.com - US News - 1 day ago

Australian Bishops Condemn Ukrainian 'Genocide' by Russia

The Australian Bishops sent a letter of solidarity to Ukrainian Catholics this week, condemning Russia’s aggression as “genocide.”

Breitbart - World - 1 day ago

How Putin's war in Ukraine backfired and fueled NATO's Nordic expansion

In three short months, analysts say, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reworked European security for decades to come — and not in Putin’s favor.

NBC News - World - 1 day ago

European economic growth revised down amid Ukraine war

The European Union has sharply revised its economic growth prospects downwards as a result of the war in Ukraine.

Tehran Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Uncertainty over the fate of surrendered Mariupol defenders

Ukrainian fighters extracted from Mariupol steelworks have been taken to a former penal colony in Russian-controlled territory. Ukrainian officials hope to exchange them for Russian POWs, but their fate remains unclear.

Euronews - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Vladimir Putin loses 42nd colonel in war with Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has lost his 42nd colonel in his war with Ukraine.

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

War in Ukraine casts shadow on land forces symposium in Hawaii

The annual Land Forces of the Pacific symposium, which had gone virtual the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, highlights the role of the Army and its allied and partner land forces in the Indo-Pacific.

Stars and Stripes - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Fears for Mariupol defenders after surrender to Russia

Mariupol a win for Putin as Russian forces fall back elsewhere

Irish Times - World - 1 day ago

From siege to surrender: Mariupol defenders could be put on trial in Russia

Deputy of the Duma Leonid Slutsky, one of Russia’s negotiators with Ukraine, called the 256 soldiers “animals in human form” and said they should be executed.

Sydney Morning Herald - World - 1 day ago

Ukraine 'doing all it can' to save Mariupol steel plant fighters

Ukraine is doing everything it can to “save” the lives of remaining soldiers trapped inside Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant, a senior official said.

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

Fears Mariupol defenders could be executed after surrender despite Russian promises

Concerns grew on Wednesday for the welfare of more than 250 Ukrainian fighters who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of desperate resistance.

Independent.ie - World - 1 day ago

Putin's war in Ukraine struggling with 'significant resourcing issues'

Russian President forced to turn to ‘disparate personnel’ after his forces suffer heavy losses

Evening Standard - World - 1 day ago

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

KVIV, Ukraine - The fall of Mariupol appears at hand as Ukraine is moving to abandon a sprawling steel plant where its soldiers had held out under relentless bombardment for months, which would make i

Washington Times - Business - 1 day 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 - US News - 1 day ago

Russia poised to take control of Mariupol as Ukraine surrenders steel plant -- World

Ukraine's military said on Tuesday it was working to evacuate all remaining troops from their last stronghold in the besieged port of Mariupol, ceding control of the city to Russia after months of bombardment.

CBC News - World - 1 day 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 - US News - 1 day 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 - 1 day 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 - 1 day 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 - 1 day 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 - Business - 1 day 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 - 1 day 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 - Business - 1 day 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 - 1 day 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days ago

Putin's irrationality meant no one could have prevented war: Canada's envoy to Ukraine - Christian Paas-Lang - Politics - | May 16 - |

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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - Politics - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days ago

War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken and eyes blinded by blood and thick clouds of dust, all Inna Levchenko could hear was screams. It was 12:15 p.m. on March 3, …

Bay to Bay News - World - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 3 days 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 - Business - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 days 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - 3 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 - Politics - 3 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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.

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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 days ago

IBM unsure how long it can keep Russia-based staff on payroll in light of escalating sanctions, CEO says -- May 10, 2022

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

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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 8 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 11 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 - 11 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 - 12 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 - 12 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 - 13 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 - 13 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 - 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 - 14 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 - 15 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 - 15 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 - 15 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 - 15 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 - 15 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 - 16 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 - 16 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 - 17 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 - 17 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 - 18 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 - 18 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 - 19 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 - 20 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 - 21 days ago

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

Cyberattacks complement and are sometimes timed to military actions.

Ars Technica - Business - 21 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 - 21 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 - 22 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 - 22 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 - 22 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 - 23 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 - 24 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 - 25 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 - 27 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 - 28 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 - 28 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 - 28 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month 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

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

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

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

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