Newfoundland set to welcome 2nd planeload of Ukrainian refugees – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 14, 2022 6:30 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador is preparing to welcome another planeload of Ukrainian refugees. A plane carrying Ukrainians fleeing Russian-led attacks on their homeland is scheduled to arrive Tuesday at the St. … Read more

Zelenskyy pleads for arms as Russian forces lay siege to Severodonetsk

KRAMATORSK, UKRAINE: Ukraine’s president has made an impassioned plea to Western allies to speed arms deliveries and help stem “terrifying” casualties as Russian forces lay siege to the eastern city of Severodonetsk, destroying the last bridges into the industrial hub. The cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk have been targeted for weeks as the last areas … Read more

India, China are buying more Russian oil, fueling war in Ukraine: report – National

India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenues for Moscow despite strong pressure from the US not to increase their purchases, as the European Union and other allies cut off energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war on Ukraine . Such sales are boosting Russian … Read more

The battle of Donbas could prove decisive in Ukraine war

Day after day, Russia is pounding the Donbas region of Ukraine with relentless artillery and air raids, making slow but steady progress to seize the industrial heartland of its neighbor. With the conflict now in its fourth month, it’s a high-stakes campaign that could dictate the course of the entire war. If Russia prevails in … Read more

Ex-PM says Putin ‘out of it’, Ukraine war could last two years

PARIS: He was Vladimir Putin’s first prime minister but Mikhail Kasyanov never in his worst nightmares imagined that his former boss would unleash a full-scale war on Ukraine. Speaking to AFP in a video interview, Kasyanov, Russia’s prime minister from 2000 to 2004, said he expected the war could last up to two years but … Read more

Fierce fighting in east Ukraine as Zelenskyy says world must not look away

MYKOLAIV, UKRAINE: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said his country’s forces were “doing everything” to stop the Russian offensive, with fierce battles in the east and the south. Kyiv said Friday it had launched new air strikes in the captured southern region of Kherson, one of the first areas to be taken by Russia after the … Read more

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

Calgary study finds Canada has been targeted with Russian disinformation with tweets linked to foreign powers

An analysis of over six-million tweets and retweets — and where they originate from — has found that Canada is being targeted by Russia to influence public opinion here. The study by the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy found that huge numbers of tweets and retweets about the war in Ukraine can be … Read more

Bodies of some Ukrainian fighters from Mariupol handed over to Kyiv

KYIV – The bodies of some Ukrainian fighters killed defending the city of Mariupol from Russian forces at a vast steel works have been handed over to Kyiv, the families of Ukraine’s Azov unit of the national guard said. Ukrainian forces defending Mariupol were holed up in the Azovstal steelworks for weeks as Russian forces … Read more

“Fierce Street Fighting” Continues In Severodonetsk, Says Zelensky

President Zelensky said Kyiv was gradually receiving “specific anti-ship systems”. Kyiv: President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian troops were engaged in fierce street fighting with Russian soldiers in the industrial city of Severodonetsk, a pivotal battle in the Kremlin’s attempt to control the eastern Donbas region. “Our heroes do not give up positions in Severodonetsk. In … Read more