Cholera Spreads In Ukraine’s Mariupol As “Corpses Rot On Streets”: Mayor

Mariupol Mayor said that sanitation systems were broken and corpses were rotting in the streets. Kyiv: Ukraine pleaded to Western countries for faster deliveries of weapons as better-armed Russian forces pounded the east of the country, and for humanitarian support to combat growing outbreaks of deadly diseases. In Sievierodonetsk, the small city that has become … Read more

mariupol: UK says Mariupol at risk of Cholera outbreak

Ukraine’s southern city of Mariupol is at risk of a major cholera outbreak as medical services are likely already near collapse, Britain’s defense ministry said on Friday. There is likely also a critical shortage of medicines in Kherson, Britain’s Ministry of Defense said in a Twitter update. Latest Defense Intelligence update on the situation in … Read more

Ukraine’s Mariupol At Risk Of A Major Cholera Outbreak Says United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry

WHO Ukraine Incident Manager last month said Mariupol is at risk of cholera outbreak. (file) Ukraine’s southern city of Mariupol is at risk of a major cholera outbreak as medical services are likely already near collapse, Britain’s defense ministry said on Friday. There is likely also a critical shortage of medicines in Kherson, Britain’s Ministry … Read more

Russia steps up battle for eastern Ukraine

Russia’s defense ministry released images showing what it said was the latest successful test of their Zircon hypersonic cruise missile Russia pressed its onslaught on eastern Ukraine Saturday, saying it had captured the strategic town of Lyman and had successfully tested hypersonic missiles in the Arctic. Ukrainian forces battled to repel Russian forces from the … Read more

Russia moves on key city amid Ukraine church schism

Russian troops were approaching the strategic city of Severodonetsk on Friday in a relentless offensive to control Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, as the war triggered a historic schism in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Moscow branch. The war caused the Moscow-backed branch of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church to severe ties with Russia, in a historic move against … Read more

Vomit, fighter planes and donkeys: Cannes highs and lows

A protest on the red carpet ahead of a special screening of the Ukrainian film ‘Butterfly Vision’ No clear frontrunner has emerged in the race for the Palme d’Or, to be announced on Saturday, but the Cannes Film Festival has certainly delivered some memorable scenes in its 75th year. -Projectile vomit- The magisterial, near-balletic sequence … Read more

russia: Russia’s claim of Mariupol’s capture fuels concern for prisoners of war

POKROVSK (UKRAINE): Russia’s claimed seizure of a Mariupol steel plant that became a symbol of Ukrainian tenacity gives Russian President Vladimir Putin a sorely needed victory in the war he began, capping a nearly three-month siege that left a city in ruins and more than 20,000 residents feared dead. After the Russian Defense Ministry announced … Read more

Russia’s claim of Mariupol’s capture fuels concern for POWS

POKROVSK, Ukraine—Russia’s claimed seizure of a Mariupol steel plant that became a symbol of Ukrainian tenacity gives Russian President Vladimir Putin a badly wanted victory in the war he began, capping a nearly three-month siege that left a city in ruins and more than 20,000 residents feared dead. After the Russian Defense Ministry announced late … Read more

Azovstal: Russia says almost 2,000 Ukrainian fighters from Azovstal have surrendered so far

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that almost 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers holed up in Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks have surrendered so far, TASS news agency reported on Friday. Reuters was not able to independently verify the report. Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters have surrendered from the labyrinth of bunkers and tunnels below the plant, though Moscow and … Read more

Ukraine steelworks troops surrender as Russian soldier says sorry

US President Joe Biden receives Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at the White House Russia said Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers had surrendered this week at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, showing some emerging on crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month-old war. … Read more