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

Russian soldiers freeze to death in eastern Ukraine

Russian soldiers freeze to death in eastern Ukraine

The Russians huddle in a trench as a drone bomb explodes among them. Via social networks The Ukrainian Army has deployed some of its best brigades to eastern Ukraine, including the 92nd and 93rd Mechanized Brigades and the 1st Presidential Brigade. But these elite Ukrainian formations may not be the ones killing Russian troops in … 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

Wagner Group recruits from Central African Republic reportedly abandoned in Ukraine

Wagner Group recruits from Central African Republic reportedly abandoned in Ukraine

ABUJA, Nigeria — Russia’s infamous Wagner Group has abandoned dozens of former Central African Republic (CAR) rebels in Ukraine’s Donbass region after recruiting them to fight in Vladimir Putin’s war, two CAR veterans have told The Daily Beast . The Central African sources, who were recruited by Wagner after leaving the Union for Peace (UPC) … Read more

Zelenskyy swears Ukraine ‘cannot be broken’ as Russia bombs civilians in darkness but runs out of missiles

Zelenskyy swears Ukraine ‘cannot be broken’ as Russia bombs civilians in darkness but runs out of missiles

Vinnytsia, Ukraine — The invading Russian forces have left Kherson, but they are still raining terror on the residents of the southern Ukrainian city. “I hate Russians,” Lilia said after finding her mother’s body. Natasha was killed steps from the safety of her home by a Russian missile strike. Lilia’s father also died a few … Read more

A view from the muddy trenches

A view from the muddy trenches

Here’s a look at the cold, dirty reality of the Russian-Ukrainian war. In a scene straight out of “All Quiet on the Western Front”, shocking images posted on social media Media reports on Saturday show at least four Ukrainian soldiers stationed in muddy trenches, braving brutally cold elements as they wait for the enemy invader. … 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