Russia launched an attack on Ukraine on February 24. Just two months after the start of the war, two top US officials are visiting the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, for the first time. One is US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, and the other is Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. They
Indonesia bans palm oil exports The move is expected to push up food inflation around the world in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war. . . . . . . . . . . . . Palm oil is the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. Indonesia produces
Russia has confirmed that this is the first casualty in the sinking of the Russian Navy’s main warship, the Moscow Sea Fleet. Al Jazeera quoted the state news agency RIA as saying. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The run-off vote in the French presidential election is set to take place on Sunday. According to various opinion polls, the French are still relying on Makho in this second round of voting. Earlier, the official election campaign ended at midnight local time on Friday. The far-right Marine Long Penn
Russian forces have intensified their offensive in eastern Ukraine. Authorities in the Kharkiv and Luhansk regions of Ukraine said on Saturday that Ukrainian troops were fighting fiercely with Russian forces. Their troops were able to show strong resistance in response to the attack. . . . . . . .
Russia is moving forward with new goals in the Ukraine war. Russian forces have recently stepped up attacks in pro-Russian eastern Ukraine, not the whole country. The United States has said it will provide new weapons to Ukraine’s forces to prevent Russia from advancing there. . . . . .
Russia is investigating whether Britain’s Special Forces Special Air Force (SAS) took part in the war in Ukraine. The country’s highest investigative body, the Investigative Committee, released the information on Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The situation in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol is catastrophic. Aiden Esslin, a British soldier, blamed the Ukrainian army, not Russia, for the situation. He served in the Ukraine War. The British army described the situation in Mariupol in a video of the Russian media RT. . . .
Russia on the verge of occupying Mariupol. In early March, Russian troops began encircling the town of Mariupol and tightening their noose around the city. Russia says more than a thousand Ukrainian Marines have surrendered in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, although Ukraine says the important port city is
Russia’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the attack on its main target in the Danbas region. The ministry said 1,026 soldiers from Ukraine’s 36th Marine Brigade had surrendered. According to the news agency Reuters, the Marines were stationed in the Azovostyle industrial area of Mariupol, and if the