US preparing to approve advanced long-range rocket system for Ukraine as Russian TV host warns of crossing a ‘red line’

US preparing to approve advanced long-range rocket system for Ukraine as Russian TV host warns of crossing a ‘red line’

Washington CNN – The Biden administration is preparing to step up the kind of weaponry it is offering Ukraine by sending advanced, long-range rocket systems that are now the top request from Ukrainian officials, multiple officials say. The administration is leaning towards sending the systems as part of a larger package of military and security … Read more

US preparing to approve long-range rocket system for Ukraine

Washington CNN – The Biden administration is preparing to step up the kind of weaponry it is offering Ukraine by sending advanced, long-range rocket systems that are now the top request from Ukrainian officials, multiple officials say. The administration is leaning towards sending the systems as part of a larger package of military and security … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 92 | Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 92nd day, we take a look at the main developments. Here are the key events so far on Thursday, May 26. Get the latest updates here. Fighting Russian forces are close to encircling two key towns in the eastern Donbas region with constant mortar bombardment destroying houses and killing … Read more

Former NATO general says Putin has 9-month window to win war | Russia-Ukraine war News

A resurgent Russian army has refocused its hitherto lumbering efforts to claim Ukraine’s east, making its first significant advances there in the 13th week of the war. Russian forces have re-launched offensives at three main points to surround a spearhead of Ukrainian defenders, at Izyum to the north, Severodonetsk to the east, and Popasna to … Read more

Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison

A 21-year-old Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed man in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since Russia’s invasion. The soldier, Vadim Shishimarin, had pleaded guilty to shooting a 62-year-old civilian death on the fourth day of the conflict in late February.Before delivering the verdict on Monday, the … Read more

Biden appears to nudge India’s Modi – in person – on his Ukraine stand

Tokyo – President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit Tuesday that they were navigating “a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine and he urged the group to make greater efforts to stop Vladimir Putin’s aggression. “This is more than just a European issue. … Read more

In Asia, economy and security cannot be separated

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO – Security deals are important, but in Asia, money talks. Australia, India, Japan and the United … Read more

In Asia, economy and security cannot be separated

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO – Security deals are important, but in Asia, money talks. Australia, India, Japan and the United … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Zelenskyy would meet Putin to end war | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin is the only Russian official he is willing to meet, with the sole aim of ending the war. The Ukrainian leader also calls for “maximum” sanctions against Russia, including an oil embargo as he addresses global business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos … Read more