Monday, February 6, 2023

Kherson

Reports of Russia’s abuses in Kherson emerge

Ukrainian police and U.N. investigators said Tuesday they were looking into alleged Russian abuses in Kherson during eight months of occupation of the key southern city, including torture sites and enforced disappearances and detentions.The head of the U.N. human...

Ukraine works to stabilise Kherson after Russian pullout

The Ukrainian military carried out “stabilisation measures” near the southern city of Kherson on Saturday following the end of an eight-month occupation by Russian forces, a retreat that cast a further pall on President Vladimir Putin’s designs to take...

Putin endorses evacuationsfrom occupied Kherson

Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly approved the evacuation of civilians from parts of Russian-occupied Kherson in southern Ukraine.Kyiv’s forces have been steadily advancing on the strategic port city.Mr Putin said people living in dangerous areas should leave as...

UN overwhelmingly votes against Russia; India abstains again

India has abstained in the UN General Assembly on a draft resolution that condemned Russia’s “illegal” referenda and attempts to annex parts of Ukraine, saying its decision is “consistent” with its “well thought out” national position and calling for...

Putin signs unification laws for annexed regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed laws formally absorbing four Ukrainian regions into Russia, even as its military struggles to control the territory that was illegally annexed.The documents finalizing the annexation, carried out in defiance of international laws, were...