Ukraine war: Deported children reunited, more weapons heading to Kyiv

A Ukrainian father whose son and two daughters were “deported” to Russia from occupied Ukraine, were among a group of 17 children returned to their parents in Kyiv.  Denys Zaporojtchenko had not seen his chilren for more than six month.  The family had been living together in Kherson, in the occupied south of Ukraine, when … Read more

Wagner Group To Shift Focus From Ukraine War After Military Feud, Heavy Losses – Bloomberg

The head of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group is likely to shift his attention away from the war in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter.  According to Bloomberg’s sources, Yevgeny Prigozhin plans to turn his focus back to Africa, where his fighters are believed to have a presence in Sudan, the Central African … Read more

The War in Ukraine Could Formally End in Mongolia – The Diplomat

The War in Ukraine Could Formally End in Mongolia

The Debate | Opinion Mongolia is in a unique position to facilitate talks between Ukraine and Russia. Credit: Depositphotos Advertisement Nobody knows how and when the war in Ukraine will end. But what we do know is that, at the time of Ukraine’s choosing, it will end through peace negotiations. When that time comes, Mongolia is in … Read more

Ukraine needs to be armed for a long war – NATO chief — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

The conflict with Russia is one of attrition, so members of the alliance need to boost defense spending, Jens Stoltenberg said Ukraine’s foreign backers should be prepared to maintain their military support for a long time, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “The need [for weapons] will continue to be there, because this is … Read more

Not just Ukraine: GOP splinters on Iraq war repeal

“Voters are tired of wars that don’t have any justification or basis,” said Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), who has supported advancing the repeal of 1991 and 2002 authorizations for war in Iraq. “The Iraq thing, that was not justifiable … And that’s hard for my party to admit. Because they pushed it, they carried the … Read more

UK war crimes probe launches with call for evidence — RT World News

The investigation into extrajudicial killings by British troops in Afghanistan was announced last year An independent inquiry into alleged illegal killings by the British military in Afghanistan officially opened with a call for evidence on Wednesday. Investigation chairman Lord Justice Haddon-Cave promised to “do everything in our power” to “get to the bottom” of the … Read more

Ukraine sees no way to negotiate peace with Putin after war crimes warrant – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. KYIV — Last week’s international arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin over the deportation of Ukrainian children to Russia has made it impossible for Kyiv to accept Russia’s president as a potential interlocutor for any peace deal to end the war. The International Criminal Court issued its … Read more

China, Russia Recommit to Close Partnership in the Shadow of Ukraine War – The Diplomat

China, Russia Recommit to Close Partnership in the Shadow of Ukraine War

Advertisement Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first visit to Russia since 2019 was filled with pomp and circumstance: red carpets, horse guards, military bands playing “majestic welcome music.” That’s no surprise, as China has become Moscow’s most important backer in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to stage a full-on invasion of Ukraine in … Read more