Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

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

Biden appears to nudge India’s Modi – in person – on his Ukraine stand

Tokyo – President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit Tuesday that they were navigating “a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine and he urged the group to make greater efforts to stop Vladimir Putin’s aggression. “This is more than just a European issue. … Read more

Biden appears to nudge India’s Modi – in person – on his Ukraine stand

Tokyo – President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit Tuesday that they were navigating “a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine and he urged the group to make greater efforts to stop Vladimir Putin’s aggression. “This is more than just a European issue. … Read more

In Asia, economy and security cannot be separated

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO – Security deals are important, but in Asia, money talks. Australia, India, Japan and the United … Read more

In Asia, economy and security cannot be separated

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO – Security deals are important, but in Asia, money talks. Australia, India, Japan and the United … Read more

Former US soldier now fighting in Ukraine tells of days trapped in ‘house of horror’

Irpin, Ukraine CNN – Kevin, a stocky American in his early 30s, climbs over the charred rubble of a former sauna and shines the light from his iPhone through the dust. “We’re not going to go any further, because this wire is intentionally tied off to something and then buried right here,” he warns. “A … Read more

‘A long journey’: Volunteers from Belarus fight for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland – One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing President Alexander Lukashenko. Another was given the choice of either denouncing fellow opposition activists or being jailed. And one is certain his brother was killed by the country’s security forces. What united them is … Read more