Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Putin

Russia to begin partial military mobilisation: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilisation during an address to the nation on Wednesday, adding that the Defence Ministry had recommended drawing military reservists into active service as the country faces a protracted conflict in Kiev...

Putin’s limo attacked in ‘assassination attempt’: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin's limousine was attacked in an alleged "assassination attempt" amid Moscow's raging war against Ukraine, a report said. According to the report by General SVR, a Russian Telegram channel, Putin's limousine was allegedly hit by a "a...

Putin arrives in Iran to forge ‘fearsome’ new anti-West alliance

Vladimir Putin has arrived in Iran to forge a fearsome new alliance, with both sanction-hit countries united by their hatred for the West, media reports said. The Russian leader will meet President Ebrahim Raisi and Ayatollah Khamenei, the Islamic Republic's...

UN chief Guterres to meet Putin, Zelensky in mediation effort

As peace efforts to end the intensifying Ukraine war have stalled, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will ramp up his mediation efforts through direct meetings with the Presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky, respectively, next week,...

Putin may cite Ukraine war to meddle in US politics: Intel

Russian President Vladimir Putin may use the Biden administration’s support for Ukraine as a pretext to order a new campaign to interfere in American politics, US intelligence officials have assessed.Intelligence agencies have so far not found any evidence that...

Putin can’t win his ‘unprovoked, illogical’ war, says NATO deputy

NATO Deputy-General Secretary Mircea Geoana says that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s month-old “barbaric war” against Ukraine is a war he cannot win.In an interview with The Associated Press, the former Romanian foreign minister and ambassador to the United States...

Putin critic Navalny sentenced to 9 years in prison

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was convicted of fraud and contempt of court and sentenced to nine years in a maximum security prison on Tuesday, in a trial Kremlin critics see as an attempt to keep President Vladimir Putin’s...

Putin wants to conquer not only Ukraine but also Baltic states: Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin may deliberately impose unrealistic demands on Kiev because he wants to conquer not only Ukraine but also the Baltic states. When Zelensky was asked to clarify what he meant...

Ex-UK PM backs ‘Nuremberg-style’ trial for Putin

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that he backs a "Nuremberg-style" trial for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine, the media reported on Saturday. Brown is among 140 academics, lawyers and politicians, including Ukrainian Foreign Minister...

Biden brands Putin a ‘war criminal’

US President Joe Biden has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a “war criminal”, prompting an angry response from the Kremlin which denounced it as “unforgivable rhetoric” from a head of state.Biden’s off-the-cuff remarks on Wednesday was the harshest...