The long history of Russia’s efforts to subjugate Ukraine

Since gaining independence in 1991, Ukraine has made a lot of hard-earned gains and tried to lose at least one little thing. Correspondent Mo Rocca asked, “When I was a kid, we called it ‘The Ukraine’. Why has that changed?” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum, who has written extensively on Russia and Ukraine, said: “Ukraine, … Read more

What’s next for Vladimir Putin in the fight in Ukraine?

Russia itself is suffering high costs from Western sanctions and casualties on the battlefield. Paris, France: Russian President Vladimir Putin must now decide his next steps in the five-month invasion that began in February. After Russian troops captured the strategic Ukrainian city of Lysychansk on Sunday, here are five different options raised by security experts … Read more

A family’s painful decision to sell a 14-year-old girl in marriage: “It hurts… But we’re scared.”

Kueryiek, South Sudan “There hasn’t been much to sing about in the village of Kueryiek for months. But all that could change: A wedding is near. Wearing a green dress and ill-fitting wig, bride-to-be Nyekuoth Manyuan is treated like royalty. By getting married, she can save her community from starvation. But, as CBS News foreign … Read more

US seeks focus on Ukraine’s ‘urgent’ needs at Swiss meeting

LUGANO, Switzerland — A top US diplomat on Tuesday urged Ukraine’s allies to help the war-torn country meet its “immediate and urgent” needs – not just long-term reconstruction – as dozens of countries wrap up a two-day conference aimed at to help Ukraine recover from the crisis. Russia’s war when it ends one day. Scott … Read more

Strategists on how to weather the market storm

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), June 27, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The first half of 2022 was historically bleak for global stock markets, and strategists think there are dark clouds on the horizon and some way to go before the storm passes. The S&P 500 closed … Read more

Phosphorus bombs: what you should know about Russia’s alleged use | News

According to Ukrainian allegations, Russian forces used phosphorus bombs on several occasions in different areas of the country. More recently, on Friday, Ukraine’s army accused Russia of dropping munitions on Cobra Island after Moscow withdrew its troops from the Black Sea outpost. Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian official, said they were used in Mariupol in May, … Read more

Family calls for justice after 70-year-old man’s death in Russian attack

Family calls for justice after 70-year-old man is killed in Russian attack – CBS News Watch CBS News Russian troops continue to take more territory in Eastern Ukraine. Holly Williams visits one small town that is mourning the death of a beloved 70-year-old school teacher who was killed in a Russian strike. Be the first … Read more

Germany fears Russian gas flows could stop forever

Russia says it is ready to supply gas to Europe, describing continued concerns of disruption as a “man-made crisis” created by Europe. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Russia is about to temporarily close the Nord Stream 1 pipeline – the European Union’s largest gas import infrastructure – for annual maintenance. The work has stoked … Read more

NATO nations sign accession protocols for Sweden and Finland

BRUSSELS — NATO’s 30 allies signed Sweden and Finland’s accession protocols on Tuesday, sending the two nations’ membership proposals to alliance capitals for legislative approval. The move further adds to Russia’s strategic isolation following the invasion of neighboring Ukraine in February and military infighting since then. “This is truly a historic moment for Finland, for … Read more

Russia-Ukraine War: List of Major Events, Day 132 | Russia-Ukraine War News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 132nd day, we take a look at key developments. Here are the top events so far on Tuesday, July 5th. Get the latest updates here. fighting Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his troops “have no alternative” but to “retreat and destroy the offensive potential” of Russian forces as the … Read more