Ukraine President Zelensky tells West ‘Stop playing’ with Russia, end war

President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the West to stop playing around with Russia and impose tougher sanctions on Moscow to end its “senseless war” in Ukraine, adding his country would remain independent, the only question was at what price. Zelensky’s criticism of the West has mounted in recent days as the European Union moves slowly towards … Read more

Despite the pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

Despite the pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

US preparing to approve long-range rocket system for Ukraine

Washington CNN – The Biden administration is preparing to step up the kind of weaponry it is offering Ukraine by sending advanced, long-range rocket systems that are now the top request from Ukrainian officials, multiple officials say. The administration is leaning towards sending the systems as part of a larger package of military and security … Read more

Crypto is dead. Long live crypto

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. London CNN Business – The deepening chasm between the crypto evangelists and naysayers may never have been … Read more

Former NATO general says Putin has 9-month window to win war | Russia-Ukraine war News

A resurgent Russian army has refocused its hitherto lumbering efforts to claim Ukraine’s east, making its first significant advances there in the 13th week of the war. Russian forces have re-launched offensives at three main points to surround a spearhead of Ukrainian defenders, at Izyum to the north, Severodonetsk to the east, and Popasna to … Read more

Former NATO general says Putin has 9-month window to win war | Russia-Ukraine war News

A resurgent Russian army has refocused its hitherto lumbering efforts to claim Ukraine’s east, making its first significant advances there in the 13th week of the war. Russian forces have re-launched offensives at three main points to surround a spearhead of Ukrainian defenders, at Izyum to the north, Severodonetsk to the east, and Popasna to … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Malawi is feeling the impact of the war in Ukraine, says president Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera said the rising prices of food, fuel and fertilizers – largely brought on by the war in Ukraine – is having an impact on the African economy. “We should still work together to find solutions” to end the war, … Read more

Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison

A 21-year-old Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed man in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since Russia’s invasion. The soldier, Vadim Shishimarin, had pleaded guilty to shooting a 62-year-old civilian to death on the fourth day of the conflict in late February. Before delivering the verdict on … Read more