Ukraine appears to show ability to strike far inside Russia

Ukraine appears to show ability to strike far inside Russia

Third Russian airfield reported hit in drone strike Ukraine’s Zelenskiy meets troops near eastern front Oil price cap gives G7 leverage on Russia – U.S. official Dec 7 (Reuters) – A third Russian airfield was set ablaze by a drone strike, a day after Ukraine demonstrated an apparent new ability to penetrate hundreds of kilometres … Read more

Drone attacks oil tank at airfield inside Russia – governor

Drone attacks oil tank at airfield inside Russia – governor

Kyiv region facing among the most emergency blackouts U.S. to enlist executives’ help on Ukraine energy assets Moscow: Ukrainian drones attack air bases in Russia, 3 dead KYIV, Dec 6 (Reuters) – A drone attack on an airfield in Russia’s Kursk region set fire to an oil storage tank, a governor said on Tuesday, a … Read more

G7 begins to press Russia on Ukraine with oil price cap

G7 begins to press Russia on Ukraine with oil price cap

Russia says it will not export oil subject to cap Zelenskiy says price cap will do little to deter Russia Ukrainian regions resort to scheduled blackouts Ukrainian forces holding positions along front line -Zelenskiy Russia says troops conducting successful operations in Bakhmut KYIV, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A Group of Seven (G7) price cap on … Read more

Canadian Armed Forces soldiers from Edmonton deployed to Latvia in defence mission – Edmonton

Canadian Armed Forces soldiers from Edmonton deployed to Latvia in defence mission – Edmonton

At the break of dawn Saturday, dozens of Canadian Armed Forces soldiers patiently waited to board a flight to a part of the world not far from war. “Along with nine other nations, we’ll be forming a battle group and that battle group will integrate with the Latvian brigade,” Infantry company commanding officer Maj. John … Read more

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin says Europe ‘too dependent’ on technologies, energy from authoritarian states

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin says Europe ‘too dependent’ on technologies, energy from authoritarian states

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has used a speech in Sydney to warn that democracies must build “common lifelines” to wean themselves off critical technologies and energy from authoritarian states like Russia and China. Key points: Sanna Marin has been a vocal critic of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, rallying Western countries to enact sanctions Ms … Read more

Russia accuses West of undermining OSCE security body

Russia accuses West of undermining OSCE security body

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday big problems had accumulated in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, accusing the West of spurning the chance to make the OSCE a real bridge with Russia after the Cold War. Poland denied a Russian delegation visas to attend a meeting … Read more

NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid

NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed the military alliance’s commitment to Ukraine on Tuesday, saying that the war-torn nation will one day become a member of the world’s largest security organization. Stoltenberg’s remarks came as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his NATO counterparts gathered in Romania to drum up urgently … Read more

Biden administration notifies Congress it has approved $323 million arms sale to Finland

Biden administration notifies Congress it has approved 3 million arms sale to Finland

The Biden administration on Monday notified Congress it has approved a possible $323 million arms sale to Finland as the country seeks to join NATO.  The administration approved the potential sale of 40 tactical missiles and 48 Joint Standoff Weapons, made by Raytheon, in addition to accompanying equipment, training and support, the State Department said in a release.  Finland, … Read more

Snowy Kyiv grapples with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Snowy Kyiv grapples with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Ukraine racing to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter setting in with around 20% energy capacity deficit Party boss says coming week could be ‘really difficult’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kyiv and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday as millions in and around the Ukrainian capital struggled with disruptions to electricity … Read more

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies over Polish push for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

NATO says decision on Patriot deployment up to specific country Poland asked for German launchers to be sent to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request that German Patriot air defence units be sent to Ukraine, after NATO’s chief suggested the military alliance might … Read more