Latest news on the Russian-Ukrainian war: live updates

Despite weeks of fear that the Kremlin would double its assault on Ukraine on VE Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to step up his war efforts on the anniversary marking the Allied triumph over Nazi Germany during World War II, which he celebrated with a huge parade in Moscow. Across the Ukrainian border, major … Read more

Missiles hit Odessa in Ukraine after Russia scores WWII victory

Putin leads Soviet victory celebrations in World War II Ukraine says missiles hit southern port of Odessa Russian forces storm Azovstal steelworks Zelenskiy says Ukrainian victory is assured KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 10 (Reuters) – Buildings in Odessa lay in ruins on Tuesday, a day after Kremlin forces pounded the port in southern Ukraine with missiles … Read more

AP interview: Lithuania FM calls for regime change in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lithuania’s top diplomat said Monday that removing Russian President Vladimir Putin from power was the only way to protect the West and its allies from future threats from Moscow, calling for an even tougher stance than that of the United States and many NATO allies. continue since the invasion of Ukraine by … Read more

Philippines election results: Bongbong Marcos Jr set to win landslide

Marcos Jr has about 30 million votes compared to his closest rival, incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo, who has about 14 million votes, according to a partial and unofficial tally by the Electoral Commission (Comelec), reported by CNN affiliate, CNN Philippines. Official results, however, could take weeks to be confirmed.. Known as “Bongbong” in the … Read more

Leaks raise fears Ukraine could spill over into US-Russian proxy war

President Biden’s pledge to support Ukraine in its defensive war against Russia suddenly clashes with his efforts to avoid a direct confrontation with Moscow. The president’s announcement to smear senior military and intelligence officials for leaks bragging about how US intelligence helped Ukraine kill top Russian generals and sink a battleship highlights the tensions – … Read more

Why a strip of land in Moldova has reignited fears of a war spillover into Ukraine

Over the weekend, pro-Russian separatists claimed Ukrainian drones dropped explosives on an airfield in Transnistria, a pro-Russian separatist region of Moldova bordering Ukraine. Western analysts have cast much doubt on these drone claims, but they came two weeks after a series of explosions were reported in the region. No one was injured in either event, … Read more

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a weapon of war. These two women say justice is hard to come by

One of the women – who said her husband was murdered by Russian troops on the night of the rape – left her hometown in the Brovary district to save herself and her teenage son from further suffering. The other woman stayed and is asking the Ukrainian authorities for justice. CNN spoke with the women … Read more

Biden signs Ukraine bill and asks for $40 billion in aid, in Putin’s retort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington has sought to present a united front against the Russian invasion of Ukraine On Monday, as President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan measure to revive the World War II “Lend-Lease” program that helped defeat Nazi Germany to bolster kyiv and its Eastern European allies. ‘East. The signing comes as the US … Read more

Odessa under new missile attacks

People remove the statue of Ukrainian philosopher Hryhoriy Skovoroda from the destroyed Hryhoriy Skovoroda Literary Memorial Museum in Skovorodynivka, Ukraine on May 7. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters) Last Friday, the historic home of treasured Ukrainian poet and philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda was destroyed by a Russian artillery strike, along with a museum of his work. Skovoroda’s house was … Read more

Russian state television admits that Vladimir Putin’s army was totally embarrassing during the war in Ukraine

In his speech ahead of Victory Day celebrations across Russia on Sunday, President Vladimir Putin continued to promote the idea that his troops in Ukraine are fighting “to liberate their homeland from Nazi filth with the certainty that, as in 1945, the victory will be ours”. .” Its portrayal of Ukrainians as Nazis rings so … Read more