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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

American fighter in Ukraine describes the “pure evil” of Russia’s war
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American fighter in Ukraine describes the “pure evil” of Russia’s war

An American who volunteered to fight against Russia in Ukraine described the carnage he saw on the front lines — saying the battle for Ukrainians is against “pure evil.” “Anybody in the West that asks Ukraine to just do peace talks, they need to go through these villages. They need to see what’s been done...

Russia Now Has a Second Frontline Set Up Just to Kill Its Deserters: Intel
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Russia Now Has a Second Frontline Set Up Just to Kill Its Deserters: Intel

Russian’s Vladimir Putin sparked the wrath of his own people by drafting hundreds of thousands to join the war against Ukraine, and now it seems some of those men were sent not to fight the so-called “enemy” but to “snuff out” any of the Russian troops who dare to retreat. Ukrainian intelligence on Thursday released...

Zelensky says Ukraine ‘preparing good news’ in fight against Russia
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Zelensky says Ukraine ‘preparing good news’ in fight against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday said there would soon be “good news” for Ukraine as heavy fighting with Russia continues in the southern and eastern regions of the country. Zelensky said in an address that Ukrainian forces were holding the line and pushing back against Russian troops in key battles. “Generally, we are strengthening...

US accelerates plan to send upgraded nuclear weapons to Europe as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine: report
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US accelerates plan to send upgraded nuclear weapons to Europe as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine: report

The United States will be accelerating its plan to locate upgraded nuclear weapons in European NATO bases as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine, according to a report. Politico reports, citing various sources familiar with the issue, that U.S. officials told NATO allies during a closed-door meeting that an upgraded B61-12 air-dropped gravity bomb initially scheduled...

Russia may again block Antarctic marine protections
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Russia may again block Antarctic marine protections

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Delegations from Russia and Ukraine are among those meeting in Australia this week to decide the future of Antarctica’s pristine waters. Conservationists say new marine protected areas and rules to prevent overfishing are desperately needed, but that Russia could use its veto-like powers to once again block progress. Achieving the required...

US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali
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US blames Russia’s Wagner Group for worsening security in Mali

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 09:40 Mali’s security situation has become “significantly worse” due to the ruling junta’s choices, including an alleged decision to partner with Wagner, a Russian private security firm, a senior US official said Wednesday. Mali‘s ruling junta, which seized power in 2020, has turned away from its traditional ally France and towards...