IAEA issues warning following shelling of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which is under Russian control, was rocked by shelling on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the U.N. nuclear watchdog which said such attacks risked a major nuclear disaster. More than a dozen blasts shook Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant on Saturday evening and Sunday, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said.… Read More IAEA issues warning following shelling of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russia accuses Ukraine of executing more than ten prisoners of war

Russia said on Friday that Ukrainian soldiers had executed more than 10 Russian prisoners of war, accusing Kyiv of carrying out war crimes and the West of ignoring them. The Russian defence ministry cited a video circulating on Russian social media which it said showed the execution of Russian prisoners of war. “This brutal murder… Read More Russia accuses Ukraine of executing more than ten prisoners of war

UN General Assembly approves resolution for Russia to make reparations to Ukraine

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday called for Russia to be held accountable for its conduct in Ukraine, voting to approve a resolution recognizing that Russia must be responsible for making reparations to the country. The resolution, supported by 94 of the assembly’s 193 members, said Russia, which invaded its neighbor in February, “must… Read More UN General Assembly approves resolution for Russia to make reparations to Ukraine

UN rights office says both Russia and Ukraine tortured prisoners of war

The U.N. human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday that both Russia and Ukraine have tortured prisoners of war during the nearly nine-month conflict, citing examples including the use of electric shocks and forced nudity. The U.N.’s Ukraine-based monitoring team based its findings on interviews with more than 100 prisoners of war on each side… Read More UN rights office says both Russia and Ukraine tortured prisoners of war

U.S. imposes sanctions on military supply network aiding Russia

The United States on Monday targeted Russian military’s supply chains, imposing sanctions on 14 individuals and 28 entities that it said were part of a transnational network that procures technology to support Moscow in its invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. Treasury also designated family members of Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, as well as individuals that… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on military supply network aiding Russia

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urges for support in push for peace with Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday urged world leaders to back a plan to end the war in his country, saying now was the time to push for peace after Russia’s defeat in the southern city of Kherson. At the same time, he said Ukraine would not allow Russian forces to regroup after their withdrawal… Read More Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urges for support in push for peace with Russia