Russia has asked Turkey to refrain from a full-scale ground offensive in Syria, senior Russian negotiator Alexander Lavrentyev said on Wednesday, because such actions could trigger an escalation of violence.
The European Union’s parliament has condemned Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism after a new Russian missile barrage caused blackouts across Ukraine, killing many.
A document leaked from the Israeli foreign ministry shows officials are concerned the Biden administration may lose patience with Israel if it continues to conduct its diplomatic relations with Russia and China in a manner that undermines US priorities, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The United States has announced it is monitoring allegations of Ukrainian war crimes after the circulation on Friday of videos purporting to show the execution of Russian prisoners of war, the Jerusalem Post reports.
UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi issued a blistering statement on the urgent need to prevent a nuclear accident in Ukraine after shelling again took place extremely close to the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant in the south-eastern part of the country on Sunday, UN News reports.
Russia has secured an agreement with Iran to begin building hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles on Russian soil, The Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing American and other Western intelligence sources.
Ukraine and Russia have agreed to prolong the United Nations-brokered grain deal for another 120 days, Worthy News monitored.
The Group of 20 (G20) unanimously adopted a declaration effectively condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but not all countries agreed on who was responsible for Europe’s largest armed conflict since World War Two.
The secretary general of the NATO military alliance said Wednesday that a missile that landed in Poland killing two people was “most likely” related to Ukrainian air defense systems, though he still blamed Moscow for causing the tragedy. Jens Stoltenberg spoke after a NATO emergency meeting sparked by the first cross-border missile incident since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24.
A new report by the Ukrainian-based Institute for Religious Freedom (IRF) shows that the Russian army destroyed or damaged 270 houses of worship, religious, educational institutions, and sacred sites in Ukraine in the first five months of the invasion launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin in February, Church Leaders (CL) reports.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he spoke with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda to express “deep condolences for the loss of life in Eastern Poland,” where two people were killed in an alleged Russian missile strike.
Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) plan to condemn the war in Ukraine, despite objections from Russia. A draft statement was leaked to the media at the G20 summit, which began Tuesday on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali.
Moscow on Monday denied Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was hospitalized for heart problems after arriving in Bali, Indonesia, despite several Indonesian officials confirming the treatment.
Ukraine’s president has toured the city of Kherson, which was recaptured from Russian forces after accusing Moscow of war crimes. Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit came while the intelligence chiefs of the United States and Russia discussed how to prevent the armed conflict from escalating into nuclear warfare.
CIA Director William Burns on Monday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s top intelligence official in Turkey to convey a message from the Biden administration about the consequences that would occur if Moscow uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine.
The former U.S. army general and CIA director David Petraeus has warned that the war in Ukraine is far from over despite Ukraine capturing the strategic Kherson city.
Russia says it has completed its withdrawal of troops from the vital city of Kherson in Ukraine’s south to escape an ongoing Ukrainian counter-offensive.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has left around 100,000 Russian troops and 100,000 Ukrainian forces dead or wounded, the United States’ most senior general said in comments published Thursday.
The Pentagon announced another $400 million weapons package for Ukraine on Thursday as Russia ramps up attacks on critical infrastructure with winter getting closer.
Russia on Wednesday ordered its troops to withdraw from the critical Ukrainian city Kherson, the only regional capital Moscow had captured since its invasion began on February 24.