Finland will deal a blow in NATO

Turkey on Thursday became the latest North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally to approve Finland’s entry into the alliance — a move that has huge political and military implications, almost all of which will benefit the US. , it is difficult to overstate the importance of Finland’s NATO membership. Finland has long been a buffer between … Read more

Spanish PM urges China’s Xi to negotiate with Ukraine’s Zelenskyy | to speak War News Russia-Ukraine

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has encouraged Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk to Ukrainian leaders and learn first-hand about the Kiev peace formula to end the Russian invasion. Sanchez told a press conference in Beijing on Friday that he had informed Xi, who was visiting Moscow on March 20 and 21, that Spain supported … Read more

Russia wants to become president of the UN Security Council during the war in Ukraine

Russia will chair a meeting of the United Nations Security Council as it continues its years-long war against neighboring Ukraine and faces criticism from Ukrainian leaders. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmation upwards Security Council conclusion at an April meeting in New York “a bad joke” as the International … Read more

How Russia’s support is growing in the developing world

An Economist Intelligence Unit report earlier this month found that net support for Russia had grown in the year since the invasion of Ukraine, as Moscow ramps up its courtship of previously neutral or geopolitically unaligned countries. By assessing countries’ enforcement of sanctions, UN voting patterns, domestic political trends and official statements alongside economic, political, … Read more

Is Russia’s Wagner Group boss Yevgeny Prigozhin vying to oust Vladimir Putin?

Wagner Group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin made a name for himself by having his men kill as many Ukrainians as possible on behalf of President Vladimir Putin, but some analysts now say he is actually vying for the president’s throne. “Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin may be using his influence in Russia’s mainstream media landscape to … Read more

Zelensky invites China’s Xi to visit Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to visit Ukraine on Tuesday. “We’re ready to see him here,” Zelensky told The Associated Press. ‘I want to talk to him. I was in contact with him before the entire war. But during this whole year, more than a year, I have not.” China’s Foreign … Read more

Female Russian medics used as sex slaves by agents

Female Russian combat medics serving in Ukraine are reportedly being pressured to become so-called “field wives” — or sex slaves, a report said. Independent news outlet Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty published an interview on Tuesday with a service member who said male officers force women into sex slavery – and those who refuse face appalling … Read more

Depleted uranium grenades, the armor-destroying munitions on their way to Ukraine

A by-product of uranium enrichment, depleted uranium is stripped of most – but not all – radioactivity and is compact enough to pierce many types of armour. The British government confirmed last week that it would supply Ukraine with the ammunition to support its fight against Russia. Russian president Vladimir Putin responded to the news … Read more

Ukraine calls for UN emergency meeting to counter Russia’s ‘nuclear blackmail’

Ukraine is calling for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Sunday after Russia said it reached an agreement to station nuclear weapons in Belarus, calling on the US and other world powers to stop the “nuclear blackmail” of the Kremlin. “Ukraine expects effective measures to counter the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail by, … Read more

NATO condemns Putin for ‘dangerous’ nuclear rhetoric | War news Russia-Ukraine

NATO has criticized Vladimir Putin for what it called his “dangerous and irresponsible” nuclear rhetoric after the Russian president announced his country would station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Putin said on Saturday the deployment was similar to movements from the United States, which store such weapons in bases in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more