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Ukraine pushes Russian troops back in counter-offensive in east

KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces had recaptured villages from Russian troops, pressing a major counter-offensive in the northeast of the country that could signal a shift in the war’s momentum and jeopardise Russia’s main advance. Original artile on Reuters.com By Jonathan Landay Tetiana Apatchenko, press officer for the […]

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Three in four Americans back arms shipments to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) – Seventy-three percent of Americans support U.S. efforts to supply Ukraine with weapons, the highest level of support since Russia invaded its neighbor in February, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll completed on Tuesday. Original article on Reuters by By Jason Lange The two-day poll comes as the United States and its […]

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Ukraine says first civilians killed in Lviv, Mariupol holds out

LVIV/KYIV, April 18 (Reuters) – Ukraine said a Russian missile attack killed seven people in Lviv on Monday, the first civilian victims in the western city, and the commander of Ukrainian forces holding out in the devastated port city of Mariupol appealed to the pope for help. Original article on Reuters By Oleksandr Kozhukhar and […]

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Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

April 14 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday the flagship of its Black Sea fleet was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following an explosion that a Ukrainian official said was the result of a missile strike. Original article from Reuters By Pavel Polityuk and Oleksandr Kozhukhar Russia’s defence ministry said a fire on the […]

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Swedish prosecutors open preliminary investigation into war crimes in Ukraine

STOCKHOLM, April 5 (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into possible war crimes in Ukraine and urged witnesses to come forward, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Tuesday. The authority said the purpose of the investigation was to secure evidence as early as possible that could be used in Swedish or international […]

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Russian soldiers accidentally shot down their own plane and are struggling with low morale, UK spy chief claims

In prepared remarks set to be delivered on Thursday, the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters’ director Sir Jeremy Fleming said that Russian soldiers are “refusing to carry out orders, sabotaging their own equipment, and even accidentally shooting down their own aircraft.” Original article on businessinsider.com by Azmi Haroun “It’s only 36 days since Vladimir Putin launched an unprovoked […]

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Zelenskyy: West needs more courage in helping Ukraine fight

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused the West of lacking courage as his country fights to stave off Russia’s invading troops, making an exasperated plea for fighter jets and tanks to sustain a defense in a conflict that has ground into a war of attrition. Original article from AP by YURAS KARMANAU Speaking […]

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Finland makes massive shift towards NATO, majority now support joining

Support in Finland to join NATO has doubled since just one year ago, with a majority now voicing support for the first time since polling started in 1984. Original article by Peter Aitken at Yahoo! news. Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA has collected data twice each year for almost 40 years to track attitudes and values, which includes politics, […]

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U.S.-Moscow ties close to rupture after Biden’s ‘war criminal’ remarks, Russia says

March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Monday it had summoned U.S. Ambassador John Sullivan to tell him that President Joe Biden’s calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” had pushed bilateral ties to the brink of collapse. Biden said last week that Putin was a “war criminal” for sending tens of […]

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Russia is stockpiling corpses of Ukrainian soldiers to use in a ‘false flag’ attack on Chernobyl, Ukraine officials allege

Russia is “stockpiling” the corpses of Ukrainian soldiers to use in a “false flag” attack at Chernobyl, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense claimed. Original article by Alia Shoaib at businessinsider.com Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing a “terrorist attack” at the nuclear power station and plans to blame Ukraine, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Ministry […]