Ukraine marks its third Easter at war | Religion News

[ad_1] Ukraine has been hit by yet another barrage as it marked its third Easter at war with Russia’s invading forces. As Ukraine celebrated Orthodox Easter on Sunday, Russia launched a barrage of drones concentrated on the east. The attack wounded more than a dozen people, while Moscow claimed its troops took control of a … Read more

Russia announces nuclear weapon drills after ‘provocative’ Western threats | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] Military exercises involving tactical nuclear weapons to be held after top European leaders indicated deepening backing for Ukraine. Russia has said it will hold drills that will include practice for the use of tactical nuclear weapons, days after top European leaders voiced stronger military support for Ukraine. The Kremlin said on Monday the military … Read more

‘Don’t want to fight’: Ukrainians abroad slam plan to deny embassy services | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] Names marked with an asterisk have been changed to protect identities. Warsaw, Poland – When Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began in February 2022, Kyrylo, an IT specialist in Poland, rushed to evacuate his parents from Kyiv. Since then, he has been the family’s main breadwinner. To support Ukraine from across the border, he makes … Read more

Xi Jinping begins first European tour in five years in France | Politics News

[ad_1] Chinese President Xi Jinping is on his first trip to Europe in five years, which is likely to be dominated by Russia’s war in Ukraine as well as economic strains between Beijing and Brussels. The first stop will be France, with Xi due to hold talks in Paris on May 6 with French President … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 802 | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] As the war enters its 802nd day, these are the main developments. Here is the situation on Monday, May 6, 2024. Fighting At least one person was killed and 24 injured in Russian drone and bomb attacks on Ukraine’s northeastern city of Kharkiv and the surrounding region. Power cuts were also reported. Ukraine’s Air … Read more

Germany accuses Russia of ‘intolerable’ cyberattack, warns of consequences | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] Germany has blamed “state-sponsored” Russian hackers for an “intolerable” cyberattack on members of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and warned there would be consequences. On Friday, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said a German federal government investigation into who was behind the 2023 cyberattack on the SPD, a leading member of the governing coalition, had … Read more

In Ukraine, low hopes for the liberation of lands occupied by Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] Kyiv, Ukraine – Natalya Brovko doesn’t believe that Ukraine will be whole again. In recent months, Ukrainian forces have been slowly retreating in the eastern Donbas region amid excruciating losses, and top brass warn that the front line may burst open because of dire shortages of ammunition and manpower. “With all these retreats, I … Read more

Parallel economy: How Russia is defying the West’s boycott | Russia-Ukraine war

[ad_1] When Moscow resident Zoya, 62, was planning a trip to Italy to visit her daughter last August, she saw the perfect opportunity to buy the Apple Watch she had long dreamed of owning. Officially, Apple does not sell its products in Russia. The California-based tech giant was one of the first companies to announce … Read more

Why are nations racing to buy weapons? | Business and Economy

[ad_1] Global military spending is at an all-time high, increasing in all five geographical regions for the first time since 2009. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China’s military build-up in the South China Sea are increasing instability in the world. This is leading nations across the globe to … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 790 | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] As the war enters its 790th day, these are the main developments. Here is the situation on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Fighting Oleksandr Pivnenko, the commander of Ukraine’s National Guard, said Russia was preparing “unpleasant surprises” and could try to advance on the northeastern city of Kharkiv, the second-biggest in the country, in the … Read more