Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies met for their three-day annual summit this week at a luxury castle resort in the Bavarian Alps in southern Germany. Here are some of the highlights on what the G7 agreed on Tuesday, the final day of the summit: RUSSIA SANCTIONS “We will explore further measures to… Read More Russia sanctions, energy, food security among top topics at 2022 G7 Summit

Western nations pledge more support and weapons for Ukraine

Western nations on Monday pledged unwavering support for Ukraine in the war with Russia, including more sanctions on Moscow and much-needed air defence systems, as Russian forces closed in on the last big city still held by Ukrainian troops in eastern Luhansk province. Leaders of the Group of Seven major democracies, meeting at a summit… Read More Western nations pledge more support and weapons for Ukraine

Sixteen dead following Russian missile strike on shopping mall in Ukraine’s city of Kremenchuk

Two Russian missiles slammed into a crowded shopping centre in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 59, officials said. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said more than 1,000 people were in the mall at the time of the attack, which witnesses said caused a huge fire and sent… Read More Sixteen dead following Russian missile strike on shopping mall in Ukraine’s city of Kremenchuk

Court in Donetsk sentences two Britons and one Moroccan to death

Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for Ukraine were sentenced to death on Thursday by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), one of Russia’s proxies in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported. The court found the three men – Britons Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim… Read More Court in Donetsk sentences two Britons and one Moroccan to death

Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, top officials

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has signed a decree imposing sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on Russian President Vladimir Putin and dozens of other top Russian officials, his website said on Thursday. The sanctioned officials included Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, veteran Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.… Read More Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, top officials