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

Most power restored in Kyiv as Russian strikes hit southern Ukraine

Most power restored in Kyiv as Russian strikes hit southern Ukraine

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine – Ukrainian officials said on Sunday they had managed to restore most of the power to the capital Kyiv, even as Russian strikes hit towns in southern Ukraine and heavy fighting escalated. continued in the eastern region of Donetsk. Even though parts of Ukraine’s power grid have been hampered by Russian strikes in … 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

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

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

‘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

Six months after Russians shot down last Ukrainian naval rescue helicopter, UK sends replacements

Six months after Russians shot down last Ukrainian naval rescue helicopter, UK sends replacements

A Westland Sea King HU5 in service with the Royal Navy in 2013. Via Wikimedia Commons The UK is sending three Westland Sea King helicopters to Ukraine. The 1970s rotorcraft, which once saw great numbers in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, are Ukraine’s first Western helicopters. Harbingers, perhaps, of the future of Ukraine’s … 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