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I am ready to use nuclear weapons, Putin warns

Reading Time: 4 minutes UK expresses worry, says threat should be taken seriously If threats by Russian President, Vladimir Putin are to be taken seriously, then the world is in for a night of long knives. On Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s first mobilisation since World War II and backed a plan to annex swathes of Ukraine, warning Read More…

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Russian forces pictured close to Europe’s largest nuclear plant in MoD satellite images

Reading Time: 2 minutes New satellite images from the Ministry of Defence (MoD), have emerged showing Russian ground forces stationed next to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Russian forces took control of the nuclear plant the largest in Europe, in March and have since been accused of launching attacks from the site. The MoD’s latest update says: “On 21 August Read More…

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Ukraine’s capital stops Independence Day celebrations, fearing Russian attack

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital has reacted to intelligence from a U.S. official by placing a ban on public festivities to mark its independence from Soviet rule this week, quoting heightened threats of attack of Russia to strike Ukrainian infrastructure in the coming days. Ukraine said Russia fired rockets into several towns north and west of Europe’s Read More…

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Having Amnesty International as lunch in Ukraine

Reading Time: 4 minutes Amnesty International, which is 61 years, having been established in 1961, is up for lunch in angry Ukraine. If you must know, its ‘sins’ are very grave. Those who run the West assume they have Amnesty eating out of their hands. On the other hand, those outside the Western ruling class circles like India, China Read More…

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Ukraine pins down Russian forces, moves to retake the south

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukrainian forces are ramping up attacks to reclaim territory in the Russian-occupied south. The Ukrainians are unleashing American-supplied rocket launchers to strike bridges and military infrastructure in the south, forcing Russia to divert its forces from the Donbas in the east to counter the new threat. The attacks come despite Moscow’s massive war machine crawling Read More…

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Ukraine sacks security chief over treasonable Russia links

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday announced that he had terminated the employment of the head of the country’s domestic security service and state prosecutor for alleged treason. He said 651 treason and collaboration cases had also been opened against law enforcement officials. Zelenskiy cited hundreds of cases of alleged treason and collaboration with Russia, Read More…

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Africa is imperfect solution to Europe’s gas woes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Africa has become Europe’s latest gas hunting ground. Moscow’s decision to halt supplies to Poland and Bulgaria has sharpened concerns about the bloc’s Russian energy addiction. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has already rushed to sign deals with Algeria, Egypt and the Congo Republic to curb his country’s reliance on Moscow. Africa’s vast fossil fuel Read More…

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Zelenskiy demands Western nations give arms to Ukraine, asks if they’re afraid of Moscow

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, visibly irritated, demanded that Western nations provide a fraction of the military hardware in their stockpiles to his country and asked whether they were afraid of Moscow. Several countries have promised to send anti-armour and anti-aircraft missiles as well as small arms but Zelenskiy said Kyiv was not getting what it Read More…

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Klitschko brothers don Ukrainian army gear against Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Ukrainian heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko who joined the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces and his brother, Mayor of Kyiv and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, speak with journalists during the opening of the first Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces recruitment centre in central Kyiv, Ukraine, February 2, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Read More…

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“You’re on your own”: African students stuck in Ukraine seek refuge or escape route

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Percy Ohene-Yeboah peered down from his high-rise apartment in the city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine on Thursday morning, the street below was clogged with traffic. People hurried along the sidewalks, wheeling suitcases behind them. The Ghanaian engineering student went to a window on the other side and discovered why: Russian planes were flying Read More…