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  • News Headlinesukraine-moves-first-lorries-to-poland-by-rail-through-blocked-border

    Ukraine moves first lorries to Poland by rail through blocked border

    Ukrainian trucks are parked near the Poland-Ukraine border, near the village of Korczowa, Poland November 19, 2023. REUTERS/Yan Dobronosov/File Photo Ukraine has transported the first batch of lorries to Poland by rail, bypassing the blockage of the land border between the two countries by Polish drivers, Ukrainian state railways Ukrzaliznytsia said on Sunday. Protests by Polish truckers started last month against the terms of EU access for Ukrainian lorries. They…

  • News Headlinesfather-of-american-journalist-jailed-in-ukraine-blames-biden

    Father of American journalist jailed in Ukraine blames Biden

    Gonzalo Lira Sr. has claimed that Washington was complicit in the detention of his son for criticizing Kiev The administration of US President Joe Biden was complicit in the arrest of an American journalist who has been jailed and tortured in Ukraine for criticizing the Kiev government, the father of Gonzalo Lira has claimed. He believes his son may have sealed his fate when he also spoke out against Washington. Gonzalo Lira…

  • News Headlinesmusk-calls-out-biden-over-us-journalist-jailed-by-ukraine

    Musk calls out Biden over US journalist jailed by Ukraine

    It’s a “serious problem” if Gonzalo Lira had been jailed simply for criticizing the Kiev government, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO said Elon Musk has reached out to both US President Joe Biden and his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, regarding the status of Gonzalo Lira, a US-Chilean journalist and critic of the Kiev government. Lira has been detained in Ukraine since the summer, prompting Musk’s engagement on the matter. On…

  • News Headlinesukraine’s-zelenskiy-travelling-to-argentina,-hopes-to-win-global-south’s-support

    Ukraine’s Zelenskiy travelling to Argentina, hopes to win Global South’s support

    Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint press conference with Moldova's President Maia Sandu and President of the European Council Charles Michel, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine, November 21, 2023. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was travelling to Argentina on Saturday to attend the inauguration of new Argentine President Javier Milei, his first trip to Latin America. Zelenskiy's trip, announced on the Telegram messaging app,…

  • News Headlineshunter-biden’s-ukraine-pay-cut-revealed

    Hunter Biden’s Ukraine pay cut revealed

    A criminal indictment against the US president’s son has claimed that Burisma halved his salary after Joe Biden left office US President Joe Biden’s son suffered a sharp cut in pay from Ukraine’s Burisma Holdings when his father left office as vice president in 2017 and Donald Trump’s administration took charge in Washington, a new criminal indictment against Hunter Biden has revealed. The Ukrainian energy company hired Hunter Biden as…

  • News Headlinesukraine’s-zelenskiy-says-he’s-travelling-to-argentina

    Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says he’s travelling to Argentina

    Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint press conference with Moldova's President Maia Sandu and President of the European Council Charles Michel, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine, November 21, 2023. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that he was travelling to Argentina. Zelenskiy, who announced his trip on the Telegram messaging app and is on his first visit to Latin America, will be…

  • News Headlinesfather-of-american-jailed-in-ukraine-blames-biden

    Father of American jailed in Ukraine blames Biden

    Gonzalo Lira Sr. has claimed that Washington was complicit in the detention of his son for criticizing the Kiev regime President Joe Biden’s administration was complicit in the arrest of a US citizen who was jailed and tortured in Ukraine for criticizing the Kiev government, the father of incarcerated blogger Gonzalo Lira has claimed, saying his son may have sealed his fate when he also spoke out against Washington. Gonzalo…

  • News Headlinesukraine-presses-ahead-with-removal-of-soviet-monuments

    Ukraine presses ahead with removal of Soviet monuments

    Municipal workers dismount a monument to Mykola Schors, a Soviet field commander during the Russian Civil War, amid the ongoing Russian invasion, in Kyiv, Ukraine December 9, 2023. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Soviet monument to Mykola Schors, a Soviet field commander during the Russian Civil War is prepared for dismantling, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv December 9, 2023. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Municipal workers dismount a monument to Mykola Schors, a Soviet…

  • News Headlinesukraine-condemns-russian-plans-for-elections-on-occupied-territory

    Ukraine condemns Russian plans for elections on occupied territory

    Local residents stand near their apartment building and cars damaged during a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine December 8, 2023. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy Ukraine on Saturday strongly condemned Russian plans to hold presidential elections next spring on occupied territory, declaring them "null and void" and pledging to prosecute any observers sent to monitor them. Russia's upper house set the country's presidential election this week for…

  • News Headlinesnato-bid’s-parliament-overturns-veto-on-ukraine-support

    NATO bid’s parliament overturns veto on Ukraine support

    Bulgaria will proceed with sending Kiev 100 Cold War-era armored vehicles for which it has found no other use Bulgarian MPs have overridden President Roumen Radev’s veto on the delivery of a large batch of outdated armored personnel carriers (APCs) to Ukraine to help in its fight against Russia. In July, the NATO country’s National Assembly voted to provide Ukraine with 100 APCs, along with spare parts and ammunition. The…

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  • News Headlinesone-killed-in-russian-drone-attack-on-ukraine’s-kherson-build

    One killed in Russian drone attack on Ukraine’s Kherson build

    One civilian was killed and another wounded after Russian forces dropped an explosive from a drone on a town in the southern Ukrainian region of Kherson, authorities said on Saturday. Prosecutors opened a war crimes investigation into the incident, which occurred around 10 a.m. (0800 GMT) in the town of Beryslav. Both victims had been walking on the street at the time of the attack, authorities said. Russian forces have…

  • News Headlinesrussia-launches-cruise-missiles-on-ukraine-ending-80-day-quit:-report

    Russia Launches Cruise Missiles On Ukraine Ending 80-Day Quit: Report

    In the resumption of hostilities, Russia fired a barrage of cruise missiles at Ukrainian targets early on Friday morning, marking the end of an almost 80-day pause, CNN reported, citing Ukrainian officials.   The air raid in Kyiv lasted for nearly two hours, but air defences successfully intercepted all missiles heading towards the capital, said Serhii Popko, head of the Kyiv city military administration. Although some homes in Kyiv suffered…

  • News Headlinesover-1.5-years-into-ukraine-battle,-is-russia’s-economy-out-of-the-woods?

    Over 1.5 Years Into Ukraine Battle, Is Russia’s Economy Out Of The Woods?

    As he prepares to run for re-election in 2024, is President Vladimir Putin right to claim the worst is over for the Russian economy? Nearly two years after Moscow invaded Ukraine, the Russian economy has demonstrated surprising resilience in the face of an unprecedented avalanche of Western sanctions. But economists say Russia's wartime economy may be showing signs of overheating, while Western leaders are hoping the sanctions will finally bite.…

  • News Headlinespentagon-threatening-people-over-ukraine-–-tucker-carlson

    Pentagon threatening People over Ukraine – Tucker Carlson

    Fund Kiev or your children will have to fight Russia, X host claims Congress was told US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reportedly told members of Congress that unless they approve more funding to Ukraine, Americans will be sent to fight Russia directly, former Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Thursday. According to Carlson, Austin spoke at a classified briefing for members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday,…

  • News Headlineswhite-house-refuses-to-make-sure-ukraine-abet

    White House refuses to make sure Ukraine abet

    The US Congress has yet to approve the billions in additional military and financial aid Kiev has requested The Ukrainian government can’t expect additional funding from the US until it has been approved in Congress, National Security Council spokesman John Kirby warned at a White House press briefing on Thursday. On Wednesday, the Senate failed to advance the $111 billion spending bill that would have allocated over $60 billion in aid to Kiev,…

  • The Wireukraine’s-human-rights-envoy-calls-for-a-quicker-ability-to-raise-succor-adolescents-deported-by-russia

    Ukraine’s human rights envoy calls for a quicker ability to raise succor adolescents deported by Russia

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s human rights ombudsman voiced hope Friday that a coalition of countries formed to facilitate the return of Ukrainian children illegally deported by Russia will be able to come up with a faster mechanism to repatriate them. Over 19,000 children are still believed to be in Russia or in occupied regions of Ukraine. Dmytro Lubinets spoke to reporters following the first meeting of the National Coalition…

  • News Headlinesex-kgb-officer-officer-to-ukraine-invasion:-key-moments-in-putin’s-rule

    Ex-KGB Officer Officer To Ukraine Invasion: Key Moments In Putin’s Rule

    From the rise of the former KGB officer to the Kremlin to his invasion of Ukraine, AFP looks at key moments in the rule of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is bidding to remain in power until 2030. Yeltsin's heir In August 1999, Russia's first president after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin, made a little-known former head of the FSB security service (ex-KGB) his prime minister. Less…

  • News Headlineseu-recount’s-parliament-overrules-president-on-ukraine-weapons

    EU recount’s parliament overrules president on Ukraine weapons

    Bulgaria has doubled down on sending used armored vehicles to Kiev The National Assembly of Bulgaria voted on Friday to override President Rumen Radev’s veto on the plan to donate 100 old armored personnel carriers to the Ukrainian military. Radev had vetoed the proposal on Monday, insisting that the lawmakers rushed it through the parliamentary procedure and gave insufficient consideration to Bulgarian needs and interests. Under the Bulgarian constitution, however,…

  • News Headlineshunter-biden’s-ukraine-pay-dropped-after-trump-took-office

    Hunter Biden’s Ukraine pay dropped after Trump took office

    A criminal indictment against the US president’s son has claimed that Burisma halved his salary after Joe Biden left office US President Joe Biden’s son suffered a sharp cut in pay from Ukraine’s Burisma Holdings when his father left office as vice president in 2017 and Donald Trump’s administration took charge in Washington, a new criminal indictment against Hunter Biden has revealed. The Ukrainian energy company hired Hunter Biden as…

  • The Wirebulgaria-approves-extra-military-abet-for-ukraine

    Bulgaria approves extra military abet for Ukraine

    Bulgaria’s parliament on Friday approved the provision of additional military aid to Ukraine in its war with Russia. A majority of 147 lawmakers in the 240-seat chamber voted in favor of supplying Ukraine with portable anti-aircraft missile systems and surface-to-air missiles of various types intended to bolster Ukraine’s air defense capabilities, the state-run BTA news agency reported. Military experts said the missiles, which are either defective or redundant, cannot be…

  • News Headlines500-ukraine-settlements-with-out-vitality-due-to-russian-strikes,-shelling

    500 Ukraine Settlements With out Vitality Due To Russian Strikes, Shelling

    Ukrainian energy consumption hovered near record highs on Friday, increasing strains on the fragile power sector as nearly 500 settlements faced blackouts due to Russian shelling, air strikes, and bad weather, officials said. Ukraine, an exporter of electricity before Russia's invasion in February 2022, has been forced to turn to emergency power imports from neighbouring Romania and Poland this week to meet demand, grid operator Ukrenergo said. "The power system…

  • News Headlinesorban-explains-why-eu-can’t-gather-ukraine

    Orban explains why EU can’t gather Ukraine

    The Hungarian leader warned that the bloc’s agricultural system would be destroyed if Kiev were allowed to join Bringing Ukraine into the European Union would be a “bad decision,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban asserted in an interview with the news outlet Le Point published on Friday. The Hungarian government has opposed Kiev’s potential accession to the bloc.   Orban told Le Point that he was in favor of boosting cooperation…

  • News Headlineswhite-home-mulls-trading-migration-laws-for-ukraine-cash-–-reuters

    White Home mulls trading migration laws for Ukraine cash – Reuters

    US Republicans have demanded tighter border security in exchange for approving new funds for Kiev The administration of US President Joe Biden is considering tightening immigration controls in order to persuade the Republicans to sign on to a behemoth security package for Ukraine and Israel, Reuters reported on Thursday. On Wednesday, GOP Senators blocked Biden’s flagship $111 billion supplemental funding request, which included aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, citing…

  • News Headlinesukraine-war-spurs-protection-power-funeral-coaching-by-nato-member-–-media

    Ukraine war spurs protection power funeral coaching by NATO member – media

    The mock burials were meant to strengthen soldiers’ psyches for large-scale hostilities, NRK has reported The Norwegian military is practicing burying soldiers and coping with the loss of life in light of the grim battlefield realities of the Ukraine conflict, local media reported on Thursday. The macabre training was part of army exercises at the Setermoen firing range in the county of Troms in the northern part of the country,…

  • News Headlinesbiden-administration-mulls-unique-migration-guidelines-to-interrupt-ukraine-lend-a-hand-gridlock-–-reuters

    Biden administration mulls unique migration guidelines to interrupt Ukraine lend a hand gridlock – Reuters

    The GOP has demanded tighter border security in a swap for approving new funds for Kiev The administration of US President Joe Biden is considering tightening immigration controls in order to persuade the Republicans to sign on to a behemoth security package for Ukraine and Israel, Reuters reported on Thursday. The GOP Senators on Wednesday blocked Biden’s flagship $111 billion supplemental funding request, which included aid for Ukraine, Israel and…

  • News Headlinesukraine-says-russian-forces-utilize-aviation,-defend-pushing-on-avdiivka

    Ukraine says Russian forces utilize aviation, defend pushing on Avdiivka

    A local resident walks in front of damaged residential buildings, amid Russia's attack non Ukraine, in the town of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine October 17, 2023. REUTERS/Yevhen Titov//File Photo Russian forces relied heavily on aerial attacks on Thursday in their slow-moving campaign to win control of eastern Ukraine and resorted to new smaller attack groups in pressing to capture the beleaguered town of Avdiivka. Moscow has focused its attention on…

  • News Headlineswhite-house-launch-to-original-asylum-limits-for-ukraine-motivate-provide

    White House launch to original asylum limits for Ukraine motivate -provide

    Immigrants wait in line outside the Federal Plaza Immigration Court in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2023. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo The Biden administration is considering getting behind new restrictions on who can seek asylum and an expanded deportation processes to secure new aid for Ukraine and Israel in a supplemental funding bill, a source familiar with discussions said. The White House and U.S. Congress are racing to strike a…

  • News Headlinespentagon-threatens-american-citizens-over-ukraine-–-tucker-carlson

    Pentagon threatens American citizens over Ukraine – Tucker Carlson

    Fund Ukraine or your children will have to fight Russia, X host claims Congress was told US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reportedly told members of Congress that unless they approve more funding to Ukraine, Americans will be sent to fight Russia directly, former Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Thursday. According to Carlson, Austin spoke at a classified briefing for members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday,…

  • News Headlinesus-can’t-give-ukraine-guarantees-–-white-home

    US can’t give Ukraine guarantees – White Home

    Congress has yet to approve billions in additional military and financial aid Kiev has requested The Ukrainian government can’t rely on additional funding from the US until it has been approved in Congress, National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said at the White House press briefing on Thursday. On Wednesday, the Senate failed to advance the $111 billion spending bill that would have allocated over $60 billion in aid to…

  • The Wirepentagon-says-extra-military-assist-to-ukraine-a-‘expedient-funding,’-will-prevent-greater-war-in-europe

    Pentagon says extra military assist to Ukraine a ‘expedient funding,’ will prevent greater war in Europe

    Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh called on Congress to approve additional security aid to Ukraine amid stalled negotiations over further assistance to the country in its war against Russia.  "It is critical, as you all know, that Congress passes the president’s national security supplemental request to ensure that we can continue to support Ukraine," Singh said during a press briefing Thursday.  She said that further assistance to Ukraine would…