Ukraine’s Mykolaiv on edge amid fears of a new Russian assault

Mykolaiv, Ukraine – Surrounded by a crowd cleaning up the debris caused by another Russian missile attack on the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv, Marat Bagdasarov cannot contain his outrage. “Europe sold us out, Americans are b***rds,” said the pensioner. “We asked them to close the sky but they didn’t,” he said, referring to Ukraine’s unmet … Read more

Russians fear Mariupol abuse will backfire, U.S. intel shows

The U.S. has gathered intelligence that shows some Russian officials have become concerned that Russian forces in the ravaged port city of Mariupol are carrying out grievous abuses, a U.S official familiar with the newly declassified findings told CBS News Wednesday, confirming an Associated Press report. The Russian officials are concerned that the abuses will backfire … Read more

Some of Putin’s top commanders fired over Ukraine war failures

S ome of Vladimir Putin’s top commanders have been “fired” after failures in his invasion of Ukraine, British defence chiefs said on Thursday. They believe that a culture of “cover-ups and scape-goating” is now rife within Russia’s military and security services, hampering Mr Putin’s war. In its latest intelligence update, the Ministry of Defence in … Read more

Nearly 60 mn people internally displaced worldwide in 2021

Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday. Around 38 million new internal displacements were reported in 2021, with some people … Read more

UN chief warns Ukraine war ‘amplifying and accelerating’ global food insecurity

THE UNITED NATIONS chief has warned of a global food crisis, but said he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other key countries and is “hopeful” of an agreement to ease the problem. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he hoped it would allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports and ensure Russian food … Read more

Twitter Users Aghast By George Bush’s “Freudian Slip” About Iraq

Former president George W. Bush’s presidential-level gaffe has Twitter buzzing. During a speech, Bush made a blunder when he mistakenly referenced Iraq instead of Ukraine while addressing Russia’s invasion of the latter country Wednesday. “The decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq,” Bush said. He then reeled back … Read more

Actor Liev Schreiber hosts event in Washington D.C. to raise money for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C. (WABC) — Actor and director Liev Schreiber is trying to raise awareness about the humanitarian help needed in Ukraine. The ‘Unite for Ukraine’ fundraiser was hosted in Washington D.C. Wednesday night by Schreiber, who traces some of his family roots to Ukraine. He has helped launched a program called ‘BlueCheck’ to help make … Read more

Russia-Ukraine latest news: Russian officials worried over Mariupol abuses, according to US intel

The United States said Wednesday it is confident Finland and Sweden will become part of Nato, despite vocal Turkish protests – an expansion that would dramatically realign European security in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Reflecting the brutality of the conflict which has reinvigorated the transatlantic alliance, Ukraine held its first war crimes … Read more

Pakistan Billionaire Mohammad Zahoor Helps Buy Two Fighter Jets for Ukraine: Report

Mohammad Zahoor helped purchase two jets for Ukraine’s air force. Pakistan billionaire Mohammad Zahoor, the former publisher of Kyiv Post, has reportedly given Ukraine fighter jets to aid in their battle as Russia’s invasion of the Eastern European country continues.  Citing Ukraine’s TSN, Newsweek reported that Mr Zahoor’s wife, Ukrainian singer Kamaliya Zahoor, said that her … Read more

The incredible shrinking Global Britain

LONDON — For nearly 150 years, the United Kingdom’s embassy to Japan occupied a prime piece of Tokyo real estate across the river from the Imperial Palace. The compound weathered a host of tragedies, including a break in diplomatic relations during World War II — and a 1923 earthquake. What it didn’t survive — at … Read more