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

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

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

Sunak promises to boost UK defence spending by 2030 | News

[ad_1] Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledges to boost spending to 2.5% of GDP, putting the defence industry on a ‘war footing’. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he would lift defence spending to 2.5 percent of the country’s annual GDP by 2030, saying the British arms industry must be on a “war footing” when … 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

US Senate passes Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan bill; Biden to sign on Wednesday | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] The United States Senate has passed a long-delayed multibillion-dollar aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, paving the way for new weapons deliveries to Kyiv as soon as this week. The Democratic-controlled Senate passed the measure, held up for months by right-wing Republicans and part of a four-bill package, by 79 votes to 18 … Read more