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Tag: Ukraine conflict

  • Friday, December 8th 2023 - 08:38 UTC

    Ukraine's Zelensky attending Milei's inauguration

    Zelensky thanked Milei for his “clear support for Ukraine”

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Thursday announced he would be attending Javier Milei's inauguration in Buenos Aires on Dec. 10. His presence will add notoriety to a ceremony to be skipped by Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva among other world leaders politically not aligned with the future head of state.

  • Tuesday, December 5th 2023 - 07:22 UTC

    “In a time of danger and uncertainty we must respond with strength, resilience and unity”

    Lord Cameron, “Always, the conclusion I reach is the same. It is hard to recall in recent memory a time of such danger and uncertainty.”

    Writing in The Sun on Sunday edition, 3 December, Foreign Secretary David Cameron outlined how the UK must build up defenses, stay close to partners, and reach out to new allies. ”In the last fortnight, I’ve stood in a bombed-out cathedral in one of Ukraine’s most beautiful cities and watched as brave Ukrainian soldiers kissed families goodbye as they left for the front to fight Putin’s illegal invasion. 

  • Thursday, September 21st 2023 - 11:03 UTC

    Ukrainian leader holds meetings with Lula and Boric

    “Ukraine is interested in deepening cooperation with Latin America,”  Zelensky said

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Wednesday met separately with his Brazilian and Chilean colleagues on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • Wednesday, September 20th 2023 - 08:26 UTC

    No country will be safe if Ukraine loses the war, Biden tells UNGA

    The United States and its allies “will continue to stand by the brave Ukrainian people,” Biden pledged

    US President Joseph Biden Tuesday insisted before the United Nations 78th General Assembly (UNGA) that continued military support to Kyiv was needed to “deter” Russia from invading other countries in the future. He also claimed that no country would have its independence assured if Ukraine lost the war.

  • Sunday, August 27th 2023 - 00:03 UTC

    Despite Russian threats vessel sails from Odessa to Istanbul with 30,000 tons of cargo

    The German/Chinese-owned cargo ship was the first vessel to make the journey out of Ukrainian waters since July,

    The passage of a cargo ship from Ukraine to Turkey this week vindicated Kyiv’s gamble that Russia would not act on threats to attack commercial shipping in the Black Sea. But the successful gambit leaves a bigger question for Ukraine: Will any other commercial vessels follow the Joseph Schulte and dare to call Russia’s bluff?

  • Wednesday, August 16th 2023 - 11:33 UTC

    Russia/Ukraine conflict, ruble collapses and Moscow forced to hike interest rate

    The Bank of Russia announced its decision to hike interest rate to 12% after the ruble plummeted below the  mark of 100 rubles for one US dollar.

    Russia's 's central bank hiked its key interest rate to 12% on Tuesday. The 3.5 percentage point rise represents a bid to fight high inflation and the sharp depreciation of the country's currency against the US dollar.

  • Monday, August 7th 2023 - 09:11 UTC

    Zelensky willing to tell Lula about the situation in Ukraine

    Ukraine is ready to meet with Latin American leaders, Zelensky said

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview with Latin American media published Sunday that his Brazilian colleague Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's stance regarding the ongoing war with Russia was consistent with Moscow's narrative. “I thought he had a broader understanding of the world,” said Zelensky while insisting on inviting Lula to discuss the situation with him face to face.

  • Thursday, July 20th 2023 - 08:32 UTC

    Wheat prices soar as Russia bombs grain ships and Ukraine export infrastructure

    “From 00:00 Moscow time on 20 July 2023 [21:00 GMT, all vessels sailing on the Black Sea to Ukrainian ports will be regarded as potential carriers of military cargo,”

    Wheat prices have risen sharply on global markets after Russia said it would treat ships heading for Ukrainian ports as potential military targets, BBC reported. Moscow pulled out of a deal this week that had guaranteed safe passage for grain shipments through the Black Sea.

  • Monday, July 10th 2023 - 19:04 UTC

    US/UK relations “solid rock,” president Biden tells PM Sunak

     Mr Biden said he “couldn't be meeting a closer friend and a greater ally”. Mr Sunak hailed the UK and the US as “two of the firmest allies” in Nato.

    US President Joe Biden has described relations with the UK as “rock solid” during talks in London with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. Mr. Biden said he “couldn't be meeting a closer friend and a greater ally”. Mr. Sunak hailed the UK and the US as “two of the firmest allies” in NATO.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2023 - 07:23 UTC

    What just happened in Russia?

    Vladimir Putin with Aleksandr Lukashenko, the president of Belarus and Europe’s longest-ruling dictator

    By Gwynne Dyer - Hundreds of analysts in a dozen countries are working on that mystery right now because Russia is still an important place and Putin’s power has clearly been damaged by this bizarre incident

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