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In Slovyansk, residents feel divided loyalties to Ukraine and Russia – World news

In Slovyansk, residents feel divided loyalties to Ukraine and Russia – World news

June 18, 2022 at 2:00 a.m. EDT Nina Starushenko, 72, clears debris outside her apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk on June 13. The building was damaged in a Russian strike on May 31. (Heidi Levine for The Washington Post) SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — Elena Valentivna stood in a pile of debris, surveying …

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Russia frees Yuliia Paievska, a celebrated medic who filmed Mariupol’s horror – World news

Russia frees Yuliia Paievska, a celebrated medic who filmed Mariupol’s horror – World news

A celebrated Ukrainian medic whose footage was smuggled out of the besieged city of Mariupol by an Associated Press team was freed by Russian forces on Friday, three months after she was taken captive on the streets of the city. Yuliia Paievska is known in Ukraine as Taira, a nickname she chose in the World …

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Russia frees captive medic who filmed Mariupol’s horror – World news

Russia frees captive medic who filmed Mariupol’s horror – World news

TALLINN, Estonia — A celebrated Ukrainian medic whose footage was smuggled out of the besieged city of Mariupol by an Associated Press team was freed by Russian forces on Friday, three months after she was taken captive on the streets of the city. Yuliia Paievska is known in Ukraine as Taira, a nickname she chose …

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Russia sentences American teacher Marc Fogel to 14 years in prison for “large-scale” cannabis smuggling – World news

Russia sentences American teacher Marc Fogel to 14 years in prison for “large-scale” cannabis smuggling – World news

A screengrab from video released by Russia’s Interior Ministry shows U.S. national Marc Fogel sitting in a security screening area at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, where he was detained in August 2021 after marijuana was allegedly found in his luggage. Russian Interior Ministry/Handout Moscow — A Moscow court has sentenced a U.S. teacher to 14 years in …

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Russia sends alarm bells ringing over Europe’s winter gas supplies – World news

Russia sends alarm bells ringing over Europe’s winter gas supplies – World news

Gazprom’s Miller says he sees no solution to an ongoing equipment issue at part of the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON — An ominous warning from Russia’s state-backed energy giant Gazprom has stoked fears of another turbulent winter for European gas supplies. As a pre-summer heatwave hits …

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Russia has ‘strategically lost’ Ukraine war, says UK’s armed forces chief – World news

Russia has ‘strategically lost’ Ukraine war, says UK’s armed forces chief – World news

Russia has “strategically lost” the war in Ukraine and is now a “more diminished power” both diplomatically and economically than several months ago, the UK’s armed forces chief said. In an interview published on Friday, Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Sir Tony Radakin said Vladimir Putin had lost 25 per cent of Russia’s land power to reap only “tiny” gains. He …

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US Urges Russia “Humane Treatment” Of Its Captured Citizens In Ukraine – World news

US Urges Russia “Humane Treatment” Of Its Captured Citizens In Ukraine – World news

<!– –> The 2 US citizens have gone missing In Ukraine and feared captured by Russia, families said. Washington: The United States on Thursday urged Russia to treat any American volunteers captured while fighting alongside Ukrainian troops as prisoners of war guaranteed humane treatment. The State Department also said that a third American was believed …

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Dozens more Australians banned from entering Russia over Ukrainian invasion sanctions – World news

Dozens more Australians banned from entering Russia over Ukrainian invasion sanctions – World news

Russia has banned more than 100 Australians, including mining magnates, business leaders and dozens of journalists, from travelling to the country, in retaliation for sanctions imposed following the Kremlin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. The list of 121 names, which includes billionaires, newspaper bosses, chief executives, professors and military officers, builds on the 228 Australians including …

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China will support Russia on security, Xi tells Putin in birthday call – World news

China will support Russia on security, Xi tells Putin in birthday call – World news

Speaking on his 69th birthday, Xi also pledged to deepen strategic coordination between the two countries, according to China’s Foreign Ministry. A separate readout from the Kremlin said the two leaders stressed their countries’ relations were “at an all-time high” and reaffirmed their commitment to “consistently deepen the comprehensive partnership.” The call is thought to be the second …

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Concerns grow over reports of 2 Americans captured by Russia in Ukraine – World news

Concerns grow over reports of 2 Americans captured by Russia in Ukraine – World news

Concerns are growing over reports that two Americans, both military veterans, are missing and may have been captured by Russia on the battlefield in Ukraine.  Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh, who served in the Marines, and Alexander Drueke, an Iraq War veteran, were volunteering with a unit of foreign fighters in the Ukrainian army when they …

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