Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Thursday announced the end of the Ukraine-Russia diplomatic relations. He also confirmed 40 soldiers and 10 civilians had been killed during Russia's multi-front “treacherous” onslaught.
Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday announced the beginning of a military operation in Ukraine at the request of Donetsk and Lugansk authorities who sought his assistance to repel Kiev’s attempt to recover the two provinces which have declared their independence.
President Alberto Fernández will travel Friday to the areas in the Argentine province of Corrientes which have been affected by devastating fires over the past few days.
According to a new survey, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro would win the presidential elections in the October 2 first round, slightly ahead of Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT), who would nevertheless return to the Planalto Palace in Brasilia after a landslide runoff victory.
While Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was in Moscow visiting his close friend and admired populist 'strong man' Vladimir Putin, in the midst of the escalating situation in Ukraine, and brushing off critics saying Brazil is nobody's a puppet, his agriculture minister was in a more strategic mission, --in another outcast country--, but crucial for the booming farming sector.
The Prime Minister on Wednesday met with some of the UK’s leading city firms, regulators and trade associations, to discuss the first package of economic sanctions being implemented against Russia, due to their recognition of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Mexico the most lethal country to work as a journalist reported this week the sixth death of one of its members so far this year. According to media protection agencies stats, last year the number was 7 or 9, (depending on if the person was killed while on duty), and 47 in the last five years.
Germany is confident it can meet its energy needs even without Russian gas, given the current dispute over the self-declared, Moscow-supported independent provinces in Ukraine. The statement is from Germany's Economy minister Robert Habeck when he was asked on public radio on the situation
Environmentalist organizations have called on the Venezuelan government to take action in view of the damage caused by illegal mining in an area near the Colombian border.
The threat of a full-scale war has increased fears of shortages in the near future, driving prices up. The ton of soybeans rose 2.4% and closed at US$ 615.45, while corn grew 1.3% to close at US$ 269.19 and wheat climbed 3.6% and to reach US$ 321.87, it was reported.