‘We have to break them… we have no alternative’, warns Zelensky

youKrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his armed forces were undaunted in their efforts to “break” Moscow’s will to pursue a nearly five-month war. This comes as Russian Vladimir Putin hailed his military’s victory in the grueling battle of Luhansk. Russia captured the eastern Ukrainian city of Lysychansk on Sunday, ending one of the biggest battles … Read more

Zelensky vows to retake lost Lysychansk

PResident Volodymyr Zelensky acknowledged that Kyiv forces withdrew from Lysychansk in the eastern Donbas region after a heavy Russian attack, but vowed to regain control over the area with the help of Western long-range weapons. Russia said capturing the city of Lysychansk less than a week after taking neighboring Sievierdonetsk gave it full control of … Read more

10 killed in Russian missile attack on Odesa apartment block

Iiz Truss called Bernie Ecclestone a “shocking apologist” after he said he would “get shot” by Vladimir Putin. The 91-year-old former Formula 1 boss has sparked widespread outrage over an extraordinary defense of the Russian president during a live televised breakfast interview. Asked on ITV’s Good Morning Britain if he still considers Putin a friend, … Read more

Latest Russia-Ukraine news: Russia’s deadly attack on Mariupol theater ‘a clear war crime’, says Amnesty

RRussia’s deadly air strikes on a theater used as a shelter for civilians in the besieged city of Mariupol were a “clear war crime”, an Amnesty International investigation has said. According to the human rights group, there was no evidence that the Donetsk Regional Academic Theater Theater – where up to 1,300 civilians were holed … Read more

Putin’s ‘toxic masculinity’ blamed for the war, says Boris Johnson

ONEAt the summit on Monday, Johnson joked with Justin Trudeau that the couple should take off their jackets to mimic Putin’s photo opportunity, Tony Diver writes in Madrid. The pair laughed about how hot it was in a meeting room where there was no air conditioning. The Canadian prime minister said: “We are going to … Read more

Missile attack on mall considered ‘abominable’ as death toll rises

BRita is facing her “1937 moment” and must be ready to “fight and win” to fend off the threat from Russia, the British army chief will say on Tuesday. In his first public speech as Chief of Staff, General Sir Patrick Sanders will warn that the UK must be prepared to “act quickly” to contain … Read more

Moscow attacks Kyiv, capital of Ukraine, with attacks on two buildings

Iiz Truss has warned leaders, including Emmanuel Macron, that the West cannot “sell Ukraine” for a “quick end” to the war, urging G7 and NATO countries to commit more weapons and funding to the country. In a joint article for The Telegraph with Dmytro Kuleba, his Ukrainian counterpart, the foreign secretary said that Vladimir Putin, … Read more

Kyiv troops ‘almost left’ Severodonetsk as Russian advance continues

DDozens of Russian missiles fell on military installations in western and northern Ukraine on Saturday, local officials said, as Europe’s biggest land conflict since World War II entered its fifth month. The governor of the Lviv region of western Ukraine, Maxim Kozytskyi, said in a video posted online that six missiles were fired from the … Read more

Johnson says UK ready to clear mines to clear grain

Iondon’s insurance market has put the entire region around the Black Sea on its high risk list, which means rising costs for shipments. Boris Johnson said the UK was considering all options when asked whether the government could provide sovereign guarantees for transport insurance. “What the UK possibly has to offer, above all else, is … Read more

Russia sets up a curtain of fire

RRussian attacks opened a curtain of fire on Tuesday in areas of eastern Ukraine, where pockets of resistance deny Moscow full military control of the region, nearly four months after the Kremlin unleashed its invasion. “Today, everything that can burn is on fire,” Serhiy Haidai, governor of Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk region, told The Associated Press. … Read more