Saturday, January 28, 2023

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Ukraine may boycott Paris Olympics if Russian, Belarusian athletes compete

Ukraine has threatened to boycott the 2024 Paris Olympics after International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to allow the Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at the quadrennial event.The IOC said on Wednesday that Russian and Belarusian athletes would participate...

Donors meet in Paris to get Ukraine through winter

Dozens of countries and international organisations were throwing their weight behind a fresh and urgent push Tuesday to keep Ukraine powered, fed, warm and moving in the face of sustained Russian aerial bombardments that have plunged millions into the...

Russian, Chinese bombers fly joint patrols over Pacific

Russian and Chinese strategic bombers on Wednesday flew a joint patrol over the western Pacific in a show of increasingly close defence ties between the two countries.The Russian Defence Ministry said that the Tu-95 bombers of the Russian air...

Ukraine hails arrival of westernair defence systems amid war

Ukraine announced on Monday it had received more air defence systems from Western military allies, saying the weapons would help defend against Russian attacks that have recently targeted energy infrastructure.“NASAMS and Aspide air defence systems arrived in Ukraine! These...

Russian strikes hit Ukraine, most of Kyiv without water

A massive barrage of Russian strikes on Monday morning hit critical infrastructure in Kyiv, Kharkiv and other cities, knocking out water and power supplies in apparent retaliation for what Moscow alleged was a Ukrainian attack on its Black Sea...

Missiles, exploding drones againhit Ukraine’s power, water supply

Airstrikes cut power and water supplies in a repeatedly bombed Ukrainian city and pounded critical energy facilities elsewhere on Tuesday, part of what Ukraine’s president denounced as a quickening Russian campaign to drive Ukrainians into the cold and dark...

EU faces battle to keep energy prices from tanking economy

European Union leaders enter a crucial stretch this week to make sure runaway energy prices and short supplies do not further tank their struggling economies and foment unrest. At the same time, they need to keep all 27 members...

Russian official warns of WW III if Ukraine joins NATO

If Ukraine is admitted into the U.S.-led NATO military alliance, then the conflict in Ukraine would be guaranteed to escalate into World War Three, a Russian Security Council official was quoted as saying on Thursday.Just hours after Russian President...

Human rights advocates share Nobel Peace Prize

A Belarusian rights activists, a Ukrainian civil liberties NGO, and a Russian rights group have been declared as joint winners of 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday declared Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, Russian human rights organisation...

Ukraine annexation vote starts

Ukrainians have reported armed soldiers going door-to-door in occupied parts of the country to collect votes for self-styled “referendums” on joining Russia.“You have to answer verbally and the soldier marks the answer on the sheet and keeps it,” one...