Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 93 | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 93 |  Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 93rd day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Friday, May 27. Get the latest updates here. Fighting Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Moscow of carrying out a “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbas. Russia’s offensive in the Donbas … Read more

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) – As Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried to shake European resolve Saturday to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying weapons that have supported Ukraine’s defense. The Russian Defense Ministry said Lyman, the second small city to … Read more

How has war changed life for everyday Ukrainians? | Russia-Ukraine war News

How has war changed life for everyday Ukrainians?  |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Kyiv, Ukraine – Western cities in Ukraine are slowly getting back to a new normal, but for many residents, the war has caused an undoubted change in their lives. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has surpassed three months, with heavy fighting now concentrated in the east. The Donbas region, some of which has been in Moscow’s … Read more

Deliberations underway in trial linked to Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – A lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign hid his partisan interests from the FBI as he pushed “pure opposition research” related to Donald Trump and Russia in the weeks before the election, a prosecutor asserted Friday during closing arguments of the attorney’s trial. But Michael Sussmann’s legal team denied prosecutors’ claims … Read more

Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors elsewhere in Donbas

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) – Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would undergo the same horrors experienced by the people of Mariupol in the weeks leading up to the port’s capture. Ukrainian officials renewed their appeals for … Read more

Prepare for shocker sticker if you are traveling this summer

DALLAS (AP) – Airlines and tourist destinations are expecting monster crowds this summer as travel restrictions ease and pandemic fatigue overcomes lingering fear of contracting COVID-19 during travel. Many forecasters believe the number of travelers will match or even exceed levels in the good-old, pre-pandemic days. However, airlines have thousands fewer employees than they did … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

As oil prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraineseeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv’s inability to ship millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products while under attack. Britain immediately accused Russia of … Read more

EXPLAINER: What Turkey’s Erdogan could gain in NATO debate

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caused a stir by throwing a wrench within a two-week span in Sweden and Finland’s historic request to join NATO, lashing out at fellow alliance member Greece and announcing plans for a new incursion into Syria. Erdogan appears to be using Turkey’s role as a mediator … Read more

Worry about stagflation, a flashback to ’70s, begins to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – Stagflation. It was the dreaded “S word” of the 1970s. For Americans of a certain age, it conjures memories of painfully long lines at gas stations, shuttered factories and President Gerald Ford’s much-ridiculed “Whip Inflation Now” buttons. Stagflation is the bitterest of economic pills: High inflation mixes with a weak job market … Read more