War: Ukranian mayor tells residents to leave immediately if they want to stay alive

Oleksandr Sienkevych, the mayor of Ukrainian southern city of Mykolaiv has told residents in the city to run for their lives. Sienkevych said there is massive shelling of the city and anyone who wishes to stay alive should leave without further delay. “I suggest everyone who wants to stay alive to leave the city. About … Read more

Patricia Scotland reelected Commonwealth Secretary-General

Patricia Scotland was elected as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth in Kigali, Rwanda. The 66-year-old lawyer and politician assumed the position on April 1, 2016. Born in Dominica and raised in Britain, she served as the Attorney General for England and Wales and Advocate General for Northern Ireland. Scotland’s 4-year term was extended in 2020 as … Read more

EU, NATO forming coalition to fight Russia – Minister

Russia has claimed that the European Union and NATO are gathering a “coalition” to “essentially” prepare for a war with Russia. Russian foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, while reacting to the news of Ukraine and Moldova becoming members of the European Union, said the EU is not a military-political bloc like the NATO. He said that … Read more

War: Ukraine forces withdraw from battlefront as Russia forces take over

Ukraine has begun withdrawing its forces from Severodonetsk as Russian forces take over the region. The withdrawal operation is expected to last a few days as the head of the Severodonetsk district military administration, Roman Vlasenko told CNN. “As of now, the Ukrainian military still remains in Severodonetsk,” Vlasenko said on Friday. “They are being … Read more

War: Russia has improved – US officials

The US officials have said that Russian forces have learnt their lessons from mistakes they made during the earlier stages of their invasion of Ukraine. The officials noted that Russia has improved in the areas of better coordinating air and ground attacks, logistics and supply lines. Two US officials with direct knowledge of US intelligence … Read more

Russia has taken over 55 per cent of Donetsk – Ukrainian military

Russia has taken over about 55 percent of the region of Donetsk with only 45 pe4cent still under the control of Ukrainian forces. “It is very difficult to say the rest [of the cities/territories in Donetsk] are controlled by the enemy, because these cities are being destroyed by the enemy — they are just territories,” … Read more

War: No safe place – Ukrainian army in Lysychansk lament

The Ukrainian army in the town of Lysychansk has cried out that no safe place is left in the area. Serhiy Haidai, head of the Luhansk region military administration of the Ukrainian army, said this on Thursday, as reported by CNN. The “whole of Lysychansk is being shelled with large calibre and air strikes,” said … Read more

War: Russia bombards Ukraine with kamikaze drones

A Ukrainian military official has revealed that Russian forces are using kamikaze drones for cross-border attacks into the northeastern Sumy region of the country. The portable so-called kamikaze drones carry warheads and detonate on impact. They are small and disposable devices equipped with cameras and GPS that when launched, locate nearby enemy assets and dive … Read more

War: We’ll retaliate, consequences will be severe – Russia tells Lithuania over latest action

Russia has described Lithuanian actions “hostile” and warns the country of the consequences. A top Russian official, Nikolai Patrushev, described Lithuania’s announcement to ban the transit of European Union-sanctioned materials to Russia through Kaliningrad as “hostile” and promised retaliation. The Ria Novosti, state-owned news agency, reported that Nikolai Patrushev, who is the secretary of the … Read more

War: Sanctions against Russia are hurting us – Germany

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said that sanctions against Russia by western countries were hurting his country and other allies. He, however, maintained that Europe and its allies would have to pay the price since freedom, democracy, solidarity with friends and partners have their prices. He promised that Germany will continue to support Ukraine during … Read more

War: You’ve violated everything – Russia reacts to Lithuania’s latest action

Russia has reacted to Lithuania’s decision to ban the transit of sanctioned materials to Russia through the Kaliningrad region. Kaliningrad is Russia’s exclave in the European Union and Moscow described the action as “unprecedented” and “illegal.” According to CNN, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, said the decision “is a violation of everything.” Peskov spoke with reporters … Read more

War: NATO predicts how long Russia, Ukraine conflict will last

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, has predicted that the war in Ukraine could last “for years” amid the ongoing conflict between the country and Russia. Stoltenberg disclosed this in an interview published on Sunday by German daily newspaper Bild while reiterating calls for Western countries to provide long-term support to Kyiv. “We … Read more

War: China promises to support Russia

China has reiterated its support for Russia on “sovereignty and security” matters. Chinese President Xi Jinping made the promise in a call with Russian leader, Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, according to CNN. This is upholding China’s backing for the countries’ partnership despite the global backlash against Putin over the ongoing war in Ukraine. Speaking on … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: The power is in your hands – Pele sends strong message to Putin

Brazilian football legend, Pele has urged President Vladimir Putin to end his country’s invasion of Ukraine. Pele posted the message on Instagram, ahead of Ukraine’s 2022 World Cup playoff semi-final against Scotland on Wednesday. “There is absolutely no justification for this continued violence. “This conflict is wicked, unjustifiable and brings nothing but pain, fear, terror … Read more

War: Putin wants to eliminate Ukraine’s identity – US President, Biden

United States President Joe Biden on Monday accused President Vladimir Putin of Russia of trying to destroy Ukraine’s identity. According to Biden, this is as witnessed by Russian bombardments of civilian targets such as schools, hospitals, daycare centres and museums. “I believe what Putin is attempting to do is to eliminate the identity of Ukraine. … Read more

War: Absolute evil, stupidity – Zelensky slams Russia as airstrikes destroy cultural center

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, on Friday, slammed Russia after their airstrikes destroyed the House of Culture in the Ukrainian city of Lazova in the Kharkiv region. Zelensky said Russia’s airstrikes are the epitome of “absolute evil, absolute stupidity,” after the destruction of a cultural center that left at least seven people injured. A Russian missile … Read more

Russia: Putin invasion of Ukraine ‘unjustified’ – George Bush

Former U.S. President George W. Bush says Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a result of no checks and balances on Vladmir Putin. Bush said this in a speech during an event in Dallas on Wednesday, describing the invasion of Russia by Putin as “brutal” and “unjustified”. “The result is an absence of checks and balances … Read more

War: Many dead after Russian missile strike in Desna – Zelensky laments

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has lamented that many were killed following a Russian missile strike in a village, Desna, in the Chernihiv region, north of Kyiv on Thursday. Zelensky disclosed this in his nightly address on Thursday, according to CNN. Desna is forty (40) miles from the border with Belarus. “Russian strikes on Chernihiv region, … Read more