Tag: Ukraine


NATO’s Chief Jens Stoltenberg Says Russia Undermines Ukraine’s Sovereignty

Photo credit: Commons.wikimedia.org NATO’s chief Jens Stoltenberg has joined with other world leaders in condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin for his recognition of the two breakaway regions of Ukraine. “I condemn Russia’s decision to extend recognition to the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” and “Luhansk People’s Republic,” he said. Additionally, he said, “This further undermines Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, erodes […]


U.S. President Joe Biden Condemns Latest Move By Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden condemned on Monday a decision by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize two breakaway regions of Ukraine as he spoke to world leaders following the latest developments in the crisis. “Biden strongly condemned Russian President Putin’s decision to purportedly recognize the “independence” of the so-called DNR and LNR regions of Ukraine,” on a call with Ukraine […]


Russia Yet To Decide Whether To Invade Or Not?

Western countries have united to cause Russia to rethink its decision on whether to invade Ukraine or not. Russia announced Tuesday that some troops will be moving back to their home bases after completing exercises, a day after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Russian President Vladimir Putin that diplomacy still had a “chance” — and Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov […]


Oil Prices Rise To Its Highest Point In Seven Years

Oil prices today rise to their highest in more than seven years based on possibly war between Ukraine and Russia. Analysts also speculate that this move could trigger U.S. and European sanctions that would disrupt exports from the world’s top producer in an already tight market. Brent crude futures were at $95.56 a barrel up $1.12 after earlier hitting a peak […]


Ukraine Says Don’t Believe ‘Apocalyptic Predictions’ Over Russia

Comments from Ukraine’s foreign minister come after American intelligence estimates saying the Russian invasion could inflict 75,000 casualties. Mariupol, Ukraine – Ukraine downplayed a possible incursion by Russia on Sunday saying do not to believe “apocalyptic predictions” after US officials said Moscow had assembled 70 percent of the military force needed for a full-scale invasion. Read more at — Al […]


Germany Takes Cautious Approach In Ukraine’s Support

Although many European countries such as the Netherlands and Denmark have pledged full support for Ukraine with pledges of cybersecurity or military assistance, Germany’s approach has been described at best as cautious. So far, Berlin has ruled out supplying Ukraine with defensive weapons and has restricted their help to a shipment of 5,000 helmets. That assistance has inspired memes on […]


Ukraine Hemmed In By Russia’s Estimated 100,000 Troops

Russian Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya said at a UN meeting there was no proof that Russia was planning military action against Ukraine. He noted that Russia often deployed troops on its own territory and that this was none of Washington’s business. Mr. Nebenzya further said the Biden administration was “whipping up tensions and rhetoric, and provoking escalation.” Earlier, Russia tried to […]


Good As Dead Without Help From The West

The head of Ukraine’s military intelligence service says that the country doesn’t have “sufficient military resources” to repel a full-scale attack by Russia without the help of the West. Gen. Kyrylo Budanov said in a New York Times piece that “unfortunately, Ukraine needs to be objective at this stage. There are not sufficient military resources for repelling a full-scale attack […]


Ukraine Set To Get 900,000 Vaccine Doses From US

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. in a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine discussed both countries’ strategic partnership. The discussion highlights the support of President Zelenskyy’s plan to tackle corruption and implement a reform agenda, based on our shared democratic values and Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations, that delivers justice, security, and prosperity to the people of Ukraine.  President Biden affirmed […]


Pope Keeping Eyes On Tensions Between Russia And Ukraine

Leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis has made an appeal for the easing of tensions between Russia and Ukraine. This comes against the background of Russia’s increased military presence in the Black Sea. The Pope made his remarks to the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. He expressed his concern and called for calm given the […]