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Tag: Ukraine

  • Tuesday, June 11th 2024 - 11:55 UTC

    Chinese-Brazilian proposal on Ukraine gaining momentum

    Vieira and Wang are participating in a convention of BRICS foreign ministers in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

    Foreign Ministers Wang Yi of China and Mauro Vieira of Brazil discussed their countries' joint proposal for peace in Ukraine while attending a BRICS ministerial meeting in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2024 - 21:43 UTC

    Canada and Finland okay Ukraine using their weapons to attack Russia

    “Russia is waging an illegal war of aggression in Ukraine and Ukraine has the right to self-defense,” Elina Valtonen explained

    Just one week after the final destination of the war equipment supplied to Ukraine rose tensions between Moscow and London, Canadian and Finnish authorities Wednesday okayed Kyiv's using the weapons supplied by both countries in a potential offensive against Russia

  • Monday, April 8th 2024 - 23:54 UTC

    Argentina's Milei considers military aid for Ukraine

    Milei revealed ongoing discussions between Defense Minister Luis Petri and Ukrainian authorities. “We will do whatever we can to help,” he stated.

    President Javier Milei has announced plans to embark on a diplomatic tour across Europe in mid-June, including a potential meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenski and discussions regarding military aid to Ukraine.

  • Friday, March 1st 2024 - 10:49 UTC

    G-20 economy ministers fail to reach consensus due to ongoing wars

    “As far as the financial track is concerned, there was consensus on everything we discussed. We didn't discuss geopolitical conflicts in our meetings,” Haddad explained

    The summit of Economy Ministers of the G-20 in São Paulo failed Thursday to reach a unanimous declaration due to discrepancies over the ongoing armed conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza, it was reported. ”We came very close (...) it was almost by a word,“ Brazil's Fernando Haddad said during a press conference. Brazil, which this year holds the rotating presidency of G-20 wanted to ”leave aside” all geopolitical tensions but to no avail.

  • Tuesday, February 27th 2024 - 08:34 UTC

    Bi-cultural marriages in South American countries: The Ukrainian connection

    Photo: Unsplash

    In the vibrant tapestry of South American societies, bi-cultural marriages have become increasingly common, weaving together diverse traditions, languages, and perspectives. Among these, marriages between South American nationals and Ukrainian women stand out as a fascinating example of cross-cultural union, highlighting the challenges and enrichments such relationships bring to the forefront.

  • Monday, February 26th 2024 - 11:21 UTC

    HMS Protector solidarity visit to Ukraine's Vernadsky Antarctic base

    Teams from Ukraine and UK at the Vernadsky Base

    On the two year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector visited the Vernadsky Base to express support and discuss how Ukraine and the UK are supporting peaceful scientific cooperation in Antarctica.

  • Monday, January 29th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    Argentina chooses US-built F-16 fighters over Chinese JF-17s

    There were going to be 34 F-16s but Ukrainian President Zelensky managed to have 10 of them spared for his war effort against Putin's Russia

    Argentina's Air Force is to move on with the process of purchasing 24 second-hand US-built F-16 fighter jets from Denmark with the White House's nod, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The decision meant dropping the alternative of Chinese-developed JF-17 units in line with President Javier Milei's policy of not joining the BRICS group and not holding Beijing as a key ally.

  • Monday, December 11th 2023 - 10:23 UTC

    Zelensky becomes star guest at Milei's inauguration

    I sincerely wish Argentina good decisions and steady growth, Zelensky said on social media

    Among the foreign leaders to attend Javier Milei's inauguration in Buenos Aires, there were two who stood out from the rest. Topping the list was Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is highly dependent on assistance from abroad to fight off Russia's invasion, and the other was Jair Bolsonaro, who despite no longer being President of Brazil, was given a preferential treatment by Argentina's incoming government.

  • Monday, September 18th 2023 - 10:03 UTC

    Lula's team still working on an appointment with Zelensky

    Zelensky has tried for months to talk with Lula

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has reportedly offered his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky two slots on his agenda for a bilateral meeting on the sides of this week's 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    Russia's war on Ukraine deserves condemnation, Uruguayan Defense Minister says

    Latin America must condemn the human rights in Ukraine since the Russian invasion, García said

    Uruguayan Defense Minister Javier García Tuesday suggested in Buenos Aires that the II Latin American and Caribbean Conference on United Nations Peace Operations should condemn Russia's military deployment in Ukraine.