September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Occupied Ukrainian Territories: Putin to proclaim annexation in days

Moscow was poised to annex a swath of Ukraine yesterday, releasing what it called vote tallies showing support in four partially occupied provinces to join Russia, after what Kyiv and the West denounced as illegal sham referendums held at gunpoint.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Russia issues new nuke warning

An ally of President Vladimir Putin yesterday issued a stark new nuclear warning to Ukraine and the West as Russia began releasing results of referendums it bills as a prelude to it annexing four Ukrainian regions.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Leaks hit Russian undersea gas lines, raising European suspicions

European countries on Tuesday raced to investigate unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

‘No decisions’ on closing borders

The Kremlin yesterday refused to deny that Russia might close its borders to prevent an exodus of military-age men after President Vladimir Putin declared a partial mobilisation in an effort to regain the upper hand in the war in Ukraine.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

2 more mass burial sites found in Ukraine's liberated city: Zelenskiy

Ukraine has discovered two more mass burial sites containing the bodies of hundreds of people in the northeastern town of Izium, which Kyiv recaptured from Russia this month, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: China, India, at UN, call for negotiated way out

China and India called at the United Nations for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war, stopping short of robust support for traditional ally Russia.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Moscow promises 'full protection' to areas annexed by Russia

Russia has sought to defend its seven-month old war, with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov telling the United Nations that regions of Ukraine where widely-criticised referendums are being held would get Russia's "full protection" if annexed by Moscow.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Russia replaces top general after battlefield setbacks

Moscow replaced its top logistics general yesterday after a series of setbacks as Kremlin-held regions of eastern and southern Ukraine voted for a second day on becoming part of Russia. 

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Ukraine will never forgive Russia: Nobel Peace laureate Dmitry Muratov

Ukraine will never forgive Russia for a shameful conflict which has thrown back Russia's development by half a century to Soviet times predating Mikhail Gorbachev, journalist and Nobel Peace laureate Dmitry Muratov told Reuters.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Russia proxies in Ukraine hold breakaway polls

Voting on whether Russia should annex Kremlin-controlled regions of Ukraine opened yesterday as the West denounced the referendum that has dramatically raised the stakes of Moscow’s seven-month invasion.