Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces struck eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews rushed to restore electricity, water and heating with the arrival of snow and freezing temperatures as civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson amid the devastation wrought by recent bombings and their fears of more. With persistent … Read more

Mayor of Kyiv in Ukraine fends off criticism of Zelenskyy amid energy problems | Russo-Ukrainian War

Mayor of Kyiv in Ukraine fends off criticism of Zelenskyy amid energy problems |  Russo-Ukrainian War

The energy starvation facing Ukrainians has reignited tensions between Ukraine’s president and Kyiv’s mayor amid a looming energy crisis and the onset of winter weather. Mayor Vitali Klitschko defended himself on Sunday against President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s allegations that too many Kyiv residents were still without electricity and that the centers that had been set up … Read more

Russo-Ukrainian War: List of Key Events, Day 277 | Russo-Ukrainian War

Russo-Ukrainian War: List of Key Events, Day 277 |  Russo-Ukrainian War

As the Russo-Ukrainian War enters its 277th day, we take a look at the major developments. Here is the situation as it stands on Sunday, November 27: Struggle The Dnipropetrovsk region was hit by five Russian attacks from multiple rocket launchers and heavy artillery, Governor Valentyn Reznichenko said. Several houses and other buildings were destroyed, … Read more

China’s Xi pledges support for Cuba on ‘fundamental interests’

China’s Xi pledges support for Cuba on ‘fundamental interests’

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Cuban counterpart pledged Friday to support each other on the “fundamental interests” of their communist colleagues during a meeting, further welcoming Beijing’s return to face-to-face diplomacy. . In comments to Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, Xi said China hopes to “strengthen coordination and cooperation in international and regional … Read more

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

CNN — Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly at the age of 64, the country’s foreign ministry announced on Saturday. “Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, passed away suddenly today,” the Foreign Ministry said on its official Facebook account, without providing further details on the circumstances surrounding the Minister … Read more

Stabbed students at the University of Idaho: 2 weeks after police found 4 slain victims, here’s where the investigation stands

Stabbed students at the University of Idaho: 2 weeks after police found 4 slain victims, here’s where the investigation stands

CNN — Two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, dozens of local, state and federal investigators are still working to determine who carried out the brutal attack. After sifting through more than 1,000 tips and conducting at least 150 interviews, investigators have yet to identify a suspect or uncover a … Read more

‘No greater threat’ than Russia

‘No greater threat’ than Russia

Lithuania commemorated its entry into NATO last week and its longstanding partnership with the United States as leaders look to the increasingly complex security landscape developing around the world. President George W. Bush visited the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, 20 years ago to welcome the country to the ever-growing NATO alliance, applauding member states for “facing … Read more

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

Investigators have received more than 260 digital submissions as part of an investigation into the University of Idaho murders

CNN — Nearly two weeks after the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students, police are still searching for clues and asking the public for help. Investigators are reviewing more than 260 digital submissions — including videos and photos — from the public to an FBI link, the Moscow Police Department announced Friday evening. … Read more

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Fleeing bombardment, hundreds of civilians fled the southern Ukrainian city on Saturday that they had celebrated taking over a few weeks earlier. The escape of hundreds from Kherson came as the country paid tribute to the millions of Ukrainians who died in a Stalin-era famine – and sought to ensure that … Read more

Zelenskyy criticizes Kyiv Mayor Klitschko for power cuts | Russo-Ukrainian War

Zelenskyy criticizes Kyiv Mayor Klitschko for power cuts |  Russo-Ukrainian War

In an unusually divisive statement, Ukraine’s president took on boxing legend Vitali Klitschko for long periods without electricity in the capital. In a rare public spat involving Ukrainian leaders, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy slammed Kyiv’s mayor for doing what he said was a bad job of creating emergency shelters to help those who had no electricity … Read more