Zelenskyy in The Hague: It’s Putin we really want to see here

Zelenskyy in The Hague: It’s Putin we really want to see here

[ad_1] Russia’s President Vladimir Putin should be tried in The Hague for war crimes, Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy said during a surprise visit to the Netherlands. “We all want to see a different Vladimir here in The Hague,” Zelenskyy said. “The one who deserves to be sentenced for these criminal actions right here, in the … Read more

Spy hunt or witch hunt? Ukrainians fear the two are merging

Spy hunt or witch hunt? Ukrainians fear the two are merging

[ad_1] KYIV — From the glass cage in a Kyiv courtroom, Roman Dudin professed his innocence loudly. And he fumed at the unusual decision to prevent a handful of journalists from asking him questions during a break in the hearing. The former Kharkiv security chief is facing charges of treason and deserting his post, allegations he and his … Read more

Sorting Ukraine in a day and blasting Meghan: 7 things we learned in Trump’s Farage interview

Sorting Ukraine in a day and blasting Meghan: 7 things we learned in Trump’s Farage interview

[ad_1] LONDON — Frost/Nixon it was not. But at least the golf course got a good plug. Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage bagged a half an hour sit-down interview with Donald Trump on Wednesday as part of the former U.S. president’s trip to his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland. The hardball questions just kept on coming … Read more

Russia hits Ukraine with huge barrage of Iranian-made drones

Russia hits Ukraine with huge barrage of Iranian-made drones

[ad_1] Russia hammered Ukraine with a new barrage of missiles and drones in the early hours of Monday morning, as Moscow gears up to celebrate victory over the Nazis in World War II. In the Kyiv region, Ukrainian air defense shot down 35 Iranian-made Shahed drones, according to Ukraine’s air force. But the debris damaged several … Read more

Ukraine downs hypersonic Russian missile using Patriot defense system

Ukraine downs hypersonic Russian missile using Patriot defense system

[ad_1] The Ukrainian military shot down a hypersonic Russian missile over Kyiv using the newly acquired Patriot missile defense system, an air force commander confirmed on Saturday. It’s the first time Ukraine has been known to intercept one of Moscow’s most sophisticated weapons, after receiving the long-sought, American-made defense batteries from the U.S., Germany and … Read more

Russia ‘evacuates’ area around major nuclear plant in Ukraine

Russia ‘evacuates’ area around major nuclear plant in Ukraine

[ad_1] Hundreds of civilians on Sunday fled Ukrainian territories under Russian control as part of an “evacuation” ahead of what’s feared to be intense fighting around an area home to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. A Ukrainian mayor slammed Moscow’s move as a cover-up operation to move troops, while the U.N. nuclear watchdog raised concerns … Read more

Russia promises ‘harsh’ response after Poland seizes Warsaw building

Russia promises ‘harsh’ response after Poland seizes Warsaw building

[ad_1] Moscow on Saturday said there would be a “harsh” reaction and consequences for Poland’s interests in Russia, after Polish authorities seized a building near Moscow’s embassy in Warsaw — a step Russia labeled “illegal.” The building, used as a high school for the children of diplomats, belongs to the Warsaw city hall, Polish foreign … Read more

Get out of Russia while you still can, ex-oligarch warns Western energy giants

Get out of Russia while you still can, ex-oligarch warns Western energy giants

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. A new law that allows Russia to seize foreign-owned energy assets should be a final warning to Western firms to cut their losses and leave the market for good, one of the country’s most prominent exiled businessmen has cautioned. “There are no guarantees … Read more

Russia kills at least 10, including toddler, in massive rocket attack on Ukraine

Russia kills at least 10, including toddler, in massive rocket attack on Ukraine

[ad_1] KYIV — Russia launched 23 missiles at Ukraine’s sleeping cities and towns in the early hours of Friday, killing multiple civilians, including a toddler. It was the first massive Russian barrage in weeks. Ukraine’s Air Defense Forces reported shooting down 21 cruise missiles launched by Russian jets from the Caspian Sea. But one Russian … Read more

Xi promises Zelenskyy that China won’t add ‘fuel to the fire’ in Ukraine

Xi promises Zelenskyy that China won’t add ‘fuel to the fire’ in Ukraine

[ad_1] BRUSSELS — Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday reassured President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that Beijing would not add “fuel to the fire” of the war in Ukraine and insisted the time was ripe to “resolve the crisis politically.”  While Xi’s remarks — as reported by the state’s Xinhua news agency — made no specific reference … Read more