Analysis: Vladimir Putin ignores setbacks despite Russia’s pariah status and heavy losses in Ukraine

In his remarks this week, Putin showed no trace of soul-searching, passing off Russia’s pariah status on the international stage as something of a victory. Putin’s opinion? The pain inflicted on European energy consumers is a good thing, and Russia will find other markets. “The refusal of a number of Western countries to engage in … Read more

Austrian Chancellor meets Putin to ‘confront’ him about atrocities he has seen in Ukraine

“This is not a friendly visit. I have just arrived from Ukraine and have seen with my own eyes the immeasurable suffering caused by the war of Russian aggression,” Nehammer said in a statement released by his office. after the meeting outside Moscow. . “I made the decision to go to Moscow, look into President … Read more

It was a bad day for Boris Johnson, but he could still overcome the Partygate scandal

It is now an established fact that the Prime Minister broke the law. He is believed to be the first British Prime Minister in history to be punished for doing so while in office and – if he followed protocol – he would now step down from his post. Downing Street has confirmed Johnson has … Read more

Putin’s bullying backfires as Finland and Sweden move closer to NATO membership

But in one important respect, Putin’s plan appears to have failed: The war has united the West against Moscow in a way that seemed unimaginable in January. Finland is expected to produce a report on the country’s security policy this week, a key step on the road to the potential NATO candidate nation. The report … Read more

Olena Zelenska, first lady of Ukraine, warns that no Ukrainian is safe from Russian forces

While the President focused on the military response against Russian forces, the First Lady focused on humanitarian and children’s issues, working to raise awareness around the world of the suffering of ordinary Ukrainians in the wake of the war. Madam First Lady, given all that is going on, how are you and your family coping? … Read more

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

Sima Bahous, executive director of UN Women, a United Nations entity dedicated to promoting gender equity and empowering women, called for a “gender-sensitive” humanitarian response during a speech at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York on Monday morning. “The combination of the massive displacements with the massive presence of conscripts and mercenaries, … Read more

Jewish man shelters refugees to honor those who saved his own family from the Holocaust

Warsaw, Poland CNN — Jan Gerber handed over the keys to his apartment to the family he had just met. The Ukrainian mother wanted to pay. No, Gerber insisted, it’s free. This was days after Russia invaded Ukraine and one of countless acts of kindness shown to those fleeing danger and reaching safety in Poland. … Read more

Russian forces left bombs, death and destruction around kyiv. A major demining operation is underway

“Fire,” he shouts before getting ready and pulling the trigger. A split second later, a detonation echoed across the otherwise silent countryside. It is the sixth controlled explosion Opanasenko, 34, and his demining unit have carried out since Russia withdrew its forces from the kyiv region earlier this month. Today they detonated 16 unexploded artillery … Read more

The Austrian leader said his face-to-face meeting with Putin was ‘not a friendly visit’

“This is not a friendly visit. I have just arrived from Ukraine and have seen with my own eyes the immeasurable suffering caused by the war of Russian aggression,” Nehammer said in a statement released by his office. after the meeting outside Moscow. . Nehammer is the first European leader to meet Putin face to … Read more

Nine volunteer drivers on rescue mission in Mariupol detained by Russian forces, aid group says

A total of 10 minibus drivers traveled to the Donbass region to help evacuate civilians from the besieged city of Mariupol, driving private vehicles in a low-key rescue mission. The Russian soldiers stopped them and tried to get them to drive the buses into Russia. When the drivers refused, they were taken prisoner, said Alex … Read more