Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says Russia’s ‘great revenge’ has begun | War news Russia-Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says Russia’s ‘great revenge’ has begun |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia has begun its “great revenge” for Ukraine’s resistance to its invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said, as Russian troops claimed a series of mounting gains in the east of his country. Zelensky has been warning for weeks that Moscow wants to step up its attack on Ukraine after about two months of virtual stalemate … Read more

Friends mourn the deaths of volunteers helping civilians in Ukraine

Friends mourn the deaths of volunteers helping civilians in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Friends and volunteers gathered at St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Kyiv on Sunday to say goodbye to Andrew Bagshawa New Zealand scientist who was murdered in Ukraine with another volunteer as they tried to evacuate people from a frontline town. Bagshaw, 48, a dual New Zealand-British citizen, and British volunteer Christopher Parry28, … Read more

Germany warns of arms race as Ukraine pushes for missiles and fighter jets

Germany warns of arms race as Ukraine pushes for missiles and fighter jets

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warns of a race to arm Ukraine with powerful weapons as Ukraine ramps up its call for fighter jets and long-range missiles. Scholz made a breakthrough with President Biden earlier this month by sending modern tanks to Ukraine, but said fighter jets are a non-starter. “I can only advise against entering … Read more

German Scholz denounces ‘bidding war’ over jets for Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

German Scholz denounces ‘bidding war’ over jets for Ukraine |  War news Russia-Ukraine

The chancellor’s comments follow repeated requests from Ukrainian politicians for fighter jets after battle tanks were pledged for the war against Russia. Chancellor Olaf Scholz again opposed demands in Germany and from Ukrainian officials for fighter jets to repel the Russian invasion, urging Western countries not to engage in a “bidding war” for advanced weapons. … Read more

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack | War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia claims 14 dead in eastern Ukraine hospital attack |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Russia has accused the Ukrainian army of deliberately attacking a hospital in a Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine. There was no immediate response to the allegations from Ukraine on Saturday. The attack hit a hospital in the Russian-occupied settlement of Novoaidar and was carried out using a US-supplied HIMARS missile launcher system, Russia’s defense ministry … Read more

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine’s frontline | Athletics News

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine’s frontline |  Athletics News

The Ukrainian president invited the IOC chief to visit Bakhmut over a row over the ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the frontline city of Bakhmut, where Ukrainian soldiers are fighting a brutal battle with Russian troops. Zelenskyy extended the … Read more

Russian ‘delusions of grandeur’ in war in Ukraine called at extermination camp commemoration | The news of the world wars

Russian ‘delusions of grandeur’ in war in Ukraine called at extermination camp commemoration |  The news of the world wars

The memorial director of the Auschwitz camp equated the Nazi crimes of World War II with the Russian forces now in Ukraine. The director of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp has compared the recent killing of people in Ukraine by Russian troops to similar suffering during World War II. On the occasion of the 78th … Read more

North Korea condemns US sending main battle tanks to Ukraine | War news Russia-Ukraine

North Korea condemns US sending main battle tanks to Ukraine |  War news Russia-Ukraine

Kim Yo Jong, the influential sister of North Korea’s leader, accused the US of waging a “proxy war” against Russia. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s influential sister has condemned the United States’ decision to supply Ukraine with advanced main battle tanks to help fight Russian forces. Moscow. Kim Yo Jong’s remarks on Friday underlined North … Read more

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war once again

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace shattered by war once again

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners Friday commemorated the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp, some expressing horror that war has once again destroyed peace in Europe and that the lesson of Never Again is forgotten. The former concentration and extermination camp is located in the town … Read more