Putin warns that Finland’s membership in NATO would harm relations

Putin warns that Finland’s membership in NATO would harm relations

HELSINKI (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned his Finnish counterpart on Saturday that relations between the two neighbors could be “negatively affected” if Finland continues with its plans to apply for NATO membership. The Kremlin’s press service said in a statement that Putin told Sauli Niinist√∂ that leaving Finland “a traditional policy of military … Read more

Ukraine: The Russians are withdrawing from the vicinity of Kharkov, hitting the east

Ukraine: The Russians are withdrawing from the vicinity of Kharkov, hitting the east

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian troops are withdrawing from the vicinity of Ukraine’s second-largest city after bombing it for weeks, the Ukrainian military said on Saturday, as forces between Kiev and Moscow entered a fierce battle. for the eastern industrial heart of the country. The Ukrainian General Staff said the Russians were withdrawing from the … Read more

‘Going Home’: Georgia ‘s breakaway region to vote on joining Russia News about the war between Russia and Ukraine

‘Going Home’: Georgia ‘s breakaway region to vote on joining Russia  News about the war between Russia and Ukraine

The self-proclaimed president of the separatist region says that South Ossetia will hold a referendum in July on becoming part of Russia. The leader of the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia has set July 17 as the date for the referendum on joining Russia. “Anatoly Bibilov signed a decree on holding a referendum in … Read more

Biden has appointed an envoy to the Southeast Asian bloc, stressing US attention

Biden has appointed an envoy to the Southeast Asian bloc, stressing US attention

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden announced on Friday that he has appointed one of his best national security aides as ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in order to underline his administration’s commitment to the Pacific region. Biden announced his decision to appoint Johannes Abraham, chief of staff of the White House … Read more

Russia has suffered losses due to a failed river crossing, officials say

Russia has suffered losses due to a failed river crossing, officials say

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian forces have suffered heavy losses in a Ukrainian attack that destroyed a pontoon bridge used to cross a river in the east, Ukrainian and British officials said as another sign of Moscow’s struggle to save the lost war upside down.. Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, have opened their first war crimes trial … Read more

Finnish leaders call for NATO membership “without delay”

Putin warns that Finland’s membership in NATO would harm relations

HELSINKI (AP) – Finnish leaders said on Thursday that they are in favor of quickly applying for NATO membership, paving the way for a historic expansion of the alliance that could deal a serious blow to Russia as its military battle with the war in Ukraine. The announcement by President Sauli Niinist√∂ and Prime Minister … Read more

Protesters are venting their anger on the French company for staying in Russia

Protesters are venting their anger on the French company for staying in Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – A man in a Russian military uniform stood at the entrance to a large home improvement store in the Polish capital, greeting customers and thanking them for funding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.. His chest decorated with medals, Polish activist Arkadiusz Szczurek protested at the French-owned Leroy Merlin store … Read more

‘This tears my soul apart’: Ukrainian boy and murder

‘This tears my soul apart’: Ukrainian boy and murder

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) – While listening to his father die, the boy lay quietly on the asphalt. The elbow burned him where the bullet pierced him. His thumb burned him from the pasture. Another murder is ongoing on a lonely street in Bucha, a community on the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, where the … Read more

Ukraine has closed the Russian gas pipeline due to talks on annexation

Ukraine has closed the Russian gas pipeline due to talks on annexation

ZAPORIZHZHE, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine closed a pipeline carrying Russian natural gas to homes and industries in Western Europe on Wednesday, while a Kremlin-appointed official in a southern region occupied by Russian troops said it would seek the area. from Moscow to annex it. The immediate effect of the power outage is likely to be … Read more

Ukrainians stop Russian gas at one hub, making gains in the east

Ukrainians stop Russian gas at one hub, making gains in the east

ZAPORIZHZHE, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine on Wednesday cut off Russian natural gas supplies through a hub that feeds European homes and stoves, while the Kiev military claimed it had made some gains in fierce battles near a key city in the country’s northeast. In 11 weeks, war it took place on battlefields in Ukrainian cities … Read more