Finland Says Trust In Russia Lost For “Generations” Over Ukraine War

Ukriane War: Finish PM Sanna Marin also met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during her Kyiv visit. Kyiv: Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said Thursday during a trip to Kyiv that it would take Russia decades to repair its standing in the world after invading Ukraine. Marin described Russia’s war in Ukraine as a “turning point” … Read more

Russia’s ruble is the strongest currency in the world this year

The Russian ruble is the best-performing currency in the world this year. Six weeks after the ruble’s value fell to less than a US penny amid the swiftest, toughest economic sanctions in modern history, Russia’s currency has mounted a stunning turnaround. The ruble has jumped 40% against the dollar since January. “It’s an unusual situation,” … Read more

Abandoned Husky Finds New Home in War-Ravaged Donetsk Region, Officials Say

Police in the Donetsk region of Ukraine found a new home for an abandoned dog amid ongoing strikes in the area, footage posted Thursday, May 26, shows. The video released by the National Police of Ukraine shows a five-year-old husky named Katie being cared for by local officials. According to details in her Facebook post, … Read more

Prague strips Soviet WWII commander of honorary citizenship

PRAGUE — The Czech capital stripped a Soviet World War II commander of his honorary Prague citizenship Thursday. The Prague City Council ‘s approved Mayor Zdenek Hrib’s proposal to revoke the honor bestowed in June 1945 on Soviet Marshal Ivan Stepanovic Konev. Konev led the Red Army forces that liberated large parts of Czechoslovakia from … Read more

George Soros says Russia is blackmailing Europe with gas

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony honoring the country’s Olympians and Paralympians at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia April 26, 2022. Maxim Shemetov | Reuters DAVOS, Switzerland — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bargaining position is “not as strong as he pretends” and Europe has leveraged against him, according to billionaire investor … Read more

Russian shelling kills 7 in Kharkiv: regional governor

An AFP reporter in Kharkiv said the northern residential district of Pavlove Pole was hit and saw plumes of smoke rising Seven people were killed in fresh Russian shelling of Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv Thursday, a regional official said, where many have returned after Russia’s attempts to capture the eastern city were repelled. Kharkiv, in … Read more

Ukraine says war in east at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said Thursday the war in the east of the country had hit its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of stopping grain-carrying vessels from leaving ports in Ukraine, rejecting accusations that Russia was to blame.

NATO’s unity in the war in Ukraine: Real or an illusion? | Russia-Ukraine war

Desde: The Bottom Line NATO’s support for Ukraine has allowed it to stand up to Russia, but how long can the united front last? Three months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, several NATO members say the priority should be an end to hostilities; but where would that leave Ukraine? For the West, what are the … Read more

Russia slams sanctions, seeks to shift blame for food crisis

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko speaks at a conversation about the war in Ukraine during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, May 26, 2022. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from May 22 until May 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) Markus Schreiber AP KYIV, Ukraine Moscow pressed … Read more

Close call for CBS News crew as Russia pummels a front-line Ukraine village near Kherson with artillery

Near Kherson, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his country would fight until it recovers all of its territory from Russia’s invading forces. On Tuesday, CBS News correspondent Imtiaz Tyab and his team got an extremely close-up look at what Ukraine‘s troops are up against as they claw back ground from the Russians. They … Read more