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

Russia launches massive airstrikes on Ukrainian cities

Russia rained cruise missiles on busy Ukrainian cities on Monday in what the United States called “horrific strikes”, killing civilians and knocking out power and heat with its most widespread air attacks since the start of the war. Missiles tore into intersections, parks and tourist sites in the capital Kyiv and explosions were reported in… Read More Russia launches massive airstrikes on Ukrainian cities

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives final approval to annexation of Ukrainian regions

President Vladimir Putin formally incorporated four Ukrainian regions into Russia on Wednesday even as his forces retreated within them, while Moscow stepped up its energy war with Europe by further cutting gas supplies. Pushing ahead with Europe’s biggest annexation since World War Two, Putin signed off on a law annexing the new territory, which represents… Read More Russian President Vladimir Putin gives final approval to annexation of Ukrainian regions

EU sumnons Russia’s envoy over annexation of Ukrainian regions

The European Union summoned Russia’s envoy to the bloc to condemn and reject Moscow’s “illegal annexation” of the Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine, the bloc’s diplomatic service said on Tuesday. Russia declared the annexations on Friday after holding what it called referendums in occupied areas of Ukraine. Western governments and Kyiv said… Read More EU sumnons Russia’s envoy over annexation of Ukrainian regions

Russia’s Federation Council approves annexation of Ukrainian regions

The upper house of Russia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve the incorporation of four Ukrainian regions into Russia, as Moscow sets about formally annexing territory it sized from Kyiv during its seven-month conflict. In a session on Tuesday, the Federation Council unanimously ratified legislation to annex the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of… Read More Russia’s Federation Council approves annexation of Ukrainian regions